Shocking results: 80% fail Karnataka supplementary PU exams
- Results were displayed in all Karnataka colleges on 28 July
- 45,574 cleared the supplementary examination
- 2,18,357 candidates had appeared for the exam, held in July
Karnataka's second year Pre-University supplementary examination results were declared on Wednesday. The pass percentage was just 20.87%.
The re-examination was conducted from July 1 to 14 at 287 centres in the state. A total of 2,18,357 candidates had appeared for the exam, of which 45,574 managed to clear the examination. Among those who passed the exam, 23,868 were male candidates and the rest 21,706 were female.
The passing percentage for urban areas is 21.02%, while rural areas stood at 20.32%. According to streams, the education board recorded a passing percentage of 19.49% in Arts, 22% in Commerce and 21.81% in Science.
According to the Pre-University board, the results have been the lowest in five years. Udupi district stood at the first position with Dakshina Kannada district and Chikmagalur districts in second and third rank respectively.
Candidates who wish to get scanned copies of answer scripts are required to send their applications before August 2 and will be required to pay a fee of ₹400. For re-evaluation, candidates must pay ₹1260 as a fee before August 6. For those applying for a recount of their marks, will have to approach the university before August 6.
"The results are displayed in all colleges from 28 July," said Pre-University education board director Dr Ramegowda.