Tamil Nadu SSLC result out; pass percentage up by 0.16%; girls outmatch boys

The Tamil Nadu Department of Government Examinations, which released results said the pass percentage of this year is 91.55.


Published May 10, 2024 | 6:19 PMUpdatedMay 10, 2024 | 6:19 PM

Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu SSLC public exam result was announced on Friday, 10 May, by authorities that showed the overall pass percentage improving marginally and girl students getting 94.53 percent pass percentage, 5.95 percent higher than the boys (88.58 percent).

The Tamil Nadu Department of Government Examinations, which released the data related to the SSLC examination, said the pass percentage of this year (91.55) is 0.16 per cent higher than that of the previous year (91.39).

Of the 13,510 differently-abled students, 12,491 cleared the exam (92.45 percent) and out of the 260 prisoners, 228 got through (87.69 percent). As many as 8,94,264 students appeared for the SSLC exams in the state and of them, 4,47,061 were girls and 4,47,203 were boys. In total, 8,18,743 students (91.55 percent) succeeded and of them, girls were 4,22,591 (94.53 percent) and 3,96,152 were boys (88.58 percent).

In Maths and Science subjects, 20,691 and 5,104 students got centum respectively. Only 8 students secured centum in Tamil and 415 got 100 percent marks in English. In Social Science, 4,428 students scored a maximum of 100 marks.

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The results

Ariyalur (97.31 percent), Sivaganga (97.02) and Ramanathapuram districts (96.36) registered the maximum pass percentage. As regards government schools, Ariyalur (96.20), Sivaganga (95.45) and Kanniyakumari (95.17) scored the maximum pass percentage.

Vellore (82.07), Ranipet (85.48) and Tiruvannamalai (86.10) were the districts to score the lowest pass percentage. Vellore (77.66), Chennai (79.07) and Chengelpet (79.20) districts saw the lowest pass percentage in regard to government schools.

In total, 9,10,148 school students had registered for the examination and 15,884 of them were absentees. Of the 32,348 private candidates, 2,236 were absentees.

The supplementary SSLC exam (2023-24 academic year) will be held from 2 July, 2024 considering the welfare of absentees and students who could not clear the exam in March-April this year. Students clearing the supplementary exam will be eligible to pursue higher secondary courses (Plus one and plus two and any other course for which the eligibility is a pass in SSLC) from the current academic year- 2024-25, the government said.

The supplementary exam timetable will be announced on 11 May. From 13 May, all schools may download the provisional SSLC mark certificates from the government portal.

The SSLC examinations were held from 26 March to 8 April in Tamil Nadu.

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