Kerala SSLC results: Passing ratio at 99.69%; Malappuram records most number of students with A+ in all subjects

Kottayam revenue district reported the highest pass percentage (99.92 percent) while Thiruvananthapuram had the lowest (99.08 percent).


Published May 08, 2024 | 8:48 PM Updated May 08, 2024 | 8:49 PM

Kerala SSLC

A passing ratio of 99.69 percent was registered in Class 10 Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations in Kerala for the academic year 2023-24, General Education Minister V Sivankutty said on Wednesday, 8 May, while announcing the results.

A total of 4,25,563 students cleared the examination for an overall pass percentage of 99.69 percent, he said in a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram while announcing the results.

There is a slight decline of 0.01 percent in the total pass percentage this time compared to 99.7 percent in the previous year.

The minister said as many as 4,27,153 children appeared for the SSLC examinations in 2,970 centres across Kerala and in the Gulf region this time.

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Kottayam records highest pass percentage

This year, 71,831 students secured A+ in all subjects compared to the 68,604 in the previous academic year.

Sivankutty said the Kottayam revenue district reported the highest pass percentage (99.92 percent) while Thiruvananthapuram had the lowest (99.08 percent).

Like the previous year, northern Malappuram has the highest number of students with A+ in all subjects.

A total of 2,474 schools including 892 government institutions achieved a 100 percent pass percentage, the minister said detailing the figures.

The number of schools which had achieved this feat stood at 2,581 in the previous year and there is a decrease of 107 this time, he explained.

The minister indicated that the mode of SSLC examination would be changed from the next academic year and a minimum mark system for each subject would be implemented.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan extended congratulations to all children who cleared the examination.

“It is a great pleasure that 99.69 percent of the total 4, 27,153 students who wrote the examination have cleared it. Best wishes to all those who achieved brilliant success,” he said in a Facebook post.

The chief minister also advised those who failed to qualify for the examination to make proper preparations without any disappointment to achieve success next time.

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