Hopes of Mysore doing good in the SSLC was dashed as the district secured 20th place in overall standings after the results were announced yesterday.

Mysore has secured 81.05 pass percentage through which it has dipped from 12th place in last year to 20th place this year. Among 43,187 students who had appeared for the exam, 39,174 were freshers out of which 31,750 have passed. Vignesh of CFTRI School has topped the district scoring 618 marks. Vignesh’s father Ramalingam is an industrialist while his mother Ramalakshmi is a scientist in CFTRI. Vignesh has scored 99 marks in Kannada, 100 each in Science, Social Science and Maths, 95 in English and 124 in Sanskrit.

A total number of 1,907 students have passed with distinction in the district. 10,796 with first class, 7,270 with second class and 11,601 have just passed.

59 schools in Mysore district have secured 100 per cent result, among which 17 are Government School, 3 aided schools and 39 unaided school.

Javagal Sahana, a student of Sadvidya School has emerged 2nd in the district scoring 617 marks. Chandrashekar, her father, workers as a cashier in KSRTC Bus Depot in Kuvempunagar and Vijayalakshmi, her mother is a housewife.

Sahana has scored 99 marks in Kannada, 124 in Sanskrit, 98 in English, 98 in Mathematics, 98 in Science and 100 in Social Science.

Darshan Singh of Sadvidya School, Nischay Prasad of Marimallappa High School have shared third place with 616 marks and R.T. Jayanth of Sadvidya has secured 4th place with 615 marks.

Speaking to Star of Mysore, Vignesh expressed his joy for emerging as a topper in Mysore District. “I concentrated a lot on studies since the first day. I utilised the 15 holidays prior to the examination to revise all subjects. I had intensified my studies 2 months prior to the examination. For me to relax, I used to watch television and also participate in some games. My parents have given me a lot of support and encouragement and I am happy to have secured good marks for the efforts put in”, he added.

On Mysore dipping to 20th position, DDPI Basavaraju told Star of Mysore, that the department would look into the matter. He said that the students had complained about Science paper being tough, which could be one of the reasons for Mysore getting such low results.

This apart, the department will check to faults in teaching patterns and also find out what confused the students.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore