A slight increase of two percent was registered in the pass percentage of the SSLC examination, results of which were declared, in the Union Territory of Puducherry on Friday.
A pass percentage of 93.88% was registered this year, compared to the 91.88% last year.
Hamsika of St.Partic HSS bagged the first rank here scoring 499 marks out of 500. Four students from different schools shared the second rank with 498 marks while seven others shared the third rank with 497 marks.
In the government schools Arini of Thiruvalluvar government HSS came first scoring 491 marks and Niveda of the same school second with 490 marks. of the total 17979 students appeared for the examination 16519 came out successful.