The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) has announced the Tamil Nadu HSC Plus Two results 2019 today with an overall pass percentage is 91.3%.
Tirupur topped with a pass percentage of 95.37%. Erode and Perambalur were in second and third place, with 95.23% and 95.15% respectively. Out of 7083 Higher Secondary Schools in the State, this year around 1281 government schools have recorded 100 % pass, according to a release from the Directorate of Examinations.
As usual, girls performed much better than the boys with a pass percentage of 93.64%. Boys recorded a pass percentage of 88.57%.
Government schools secured a pass percentage of 84.76% and private schools recorded a high pass percentage of 98.26%.
Students who were from different Matriculation schools have recorded a pass percentage of 98.26 % and the students who were from co-educational system schools, have made a total pass percentage of 91.67. A total pass percentage of 93.75 has been recorded by the girls who have studied in girls schools and the boys who are students of the boys higher secondary schools have made a record of 83.47 % pass in the examination.
The students who have taken up science as their subjects have made a record of 92.75 % this year and the students who have taken up Commercial subjects have made a record of 90.78 %, the release adds. However, the students with engineering as their subjects have made a record pass percentage of 82.70 % while the arts students have made a record pass percentage of 80.13 %.
Out of 2697 differently-abled persons who appeared for the Plus Two examination this year around 2404 have qualified in the examination.
Around 45 prisoners who are undergoing imprisonment in various jails and appeared in the Plus Two examination, the results of the 34 have successfully come out with good percentage of marks, the release further adds.
Around a total of 5948 students from Adhidravida Welfare Schools, including 3091 girl students who appeared in the Plus Two examinations, a total of 4692 students ( 78.88 %) have passed out from the examination, thus putting the boys pass percentage as 73.71 and the girls as 83.66.
The Adhidravida students who have taken up Management subjects in the Plus Two subjects, have made a total pass percentage of 78.96 and in vocational subjects they have recorded a total pass percentage of 75.
At the district wise performance, the Kanyakumari district government schools had set the highest pass percentage of 92.64, Erode with 92.38 %, Perambalur 91.80 % and Tiruppur 91.51 %.
The students who took up the board exams in March were the first batch to write board exams for three consecutive years after the school education department brought in public exams for class 11 as well.
Nearly 8.69 lakh school students as well as private candidates across the State had registered to take up the examinations, which concluded on March 19.In the new examination pattern, which was implemented this year, students wrote papers for 100 marks for two-and-a-half hours. For papers such as Language and English, they wrote a combined single paper instead of two separate ones.
The State education department has done away with the practice of announcing the name of the toppers to ensure the students are not pressurised.