As many as 53.75 per cent of girls passed in the first year Intermediate Public Examination whose results were announced here today as against 49.73 per cent of boys who passed in the exams. Releasing the results at the office of Board of Intermediate Education here, Secondary Education Minister K Parathasarathy informed of 8,50,433 students who appeared in the general category, 53.75 per cent cleared the exam. This year, more number of students have passed the exam with ‘A’ Grade and secured 75 per cent or more marks.
While 41.45 per cent got ‘A’ grade, 32.21 per cent got 60-75 per cent marks with ‘B’ Grade, he said. As many 18.81 per cent students got 50-60 per cent marks with ‘C’ grade and 8.16 per cent got ‘D’ grade with 35-50 per cent marks, the minister informed adding 155 students were booked for malpractice and the results of 17 students withheld. He said the results of this year’s inter first year was better than the previous two years. While the pass percentage in 2010 was 48.56 per cent and 52.21 in 2011, this year it was 53.75 per cent.
Krishna District was on the top with highest pass percentage of 71 per cent and the lowest pass percentage of 37 per cent was registered at Mahabubnagar District.