Karnataka recorded a drop in its pass percentage in the state's second year PU results, with an average pass percentage of 52.38%, said Minister for Primary and Higher Education, Tanveer Sait on Thursday.
In a trend that has remained consistent for several years now, girls have outshone boys this year too.
While the pass percentage for male students is 44.74%, for female students recorded a pass percentage of 60.28%.
There was an urban and rural divide, with students in cities seeing a pass percentage of 52.88% as opposed to their counterparts in villages, who saw a pass percentage of 50.72%
A total of 6,79,061 students appeared for the Karnataka 2nd PUC examinations in March this year. Of this 3,55,697 have passed.
While 45,983 students have got distinction, 1,92,012 students have received first class.
71,532 students got second class and the number of students who failed stood at 3,23,464.
The SSLC results will be out on Mat 12 at 3pm.