After keeping anxious students and parents waiting for a whole day, the Andhra Pradesh SSC Results 2012 were declared this morning. Nearly 12,74,047 regular and private candidates appeared for the examinations held on March 2012. Of this 10,49,689 were regular students and 2, 24,358 were private candidates.
The State pass percentage for regular candidates is 87.84, of which the girls’ pass percentage is 88.76 and boys is 86.97. However, 15 schools this year secured a zero pass percentage of which 12 were private schools and two were Zilla Parishad schools.
Karimnagar district secured the highest pass percentage of 93.38 while Hyderabad secured the lowest with only 76.94 percentage.
Incidentally, this is the first time that the SSC Board announced the results in grading system and grade point average (GPA) instead of the usual marks, as it is following the CBSE and ICSE systems from this year on.
On a positive note, the pass percentage this year increased by 4.74 per cent to 87.84 per cent, as compared to last year’s 83.10. Even the pass percentage of the private candidates increased by 4.8 per cent to 44.83 per cent, when compared to March 2011’s 40.03 per cent.
The number of privately appeared students this year were 2,27,327, out of which 1,01,903 passed the examination. The girls performed better than the boys with 51.93 per cent girls securing pass marks compared to 41.43 per cent of the boys securing pass marks.
This year 3,588 schools have secured 100 pass percentage, an increase of 1,026 in number from March 2011. While the government schools have done well as compared to last year, the Zilla Parishad schools have seen an increase of almost double the number of students passing the Class X examinations this year.
In the meantime, minister for secondary education K Partha Sarathy announced that the supplementary examinations would be conducted from June 20 to July 3. The fees for this will be Rs.500 per subject and the last date of submission of forms is June 11.