The Karnataka state Pre-University Certification (PUC) exam results for 2019 will be declared by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board’s (KSEEB) Department of Pre-University Board Examination on Monday, April 15, at 12 noon. Students can check their results online at karresults.nic.in or kseeb.kar.nic.in.
This is the first time that the results for the PUC examinations will be announced even before the Common Entrance Test (CET) has been completed. The CET will be held on April 29, 30 and May 1 this year after being postponed due to clash of dates with the Lok Sabha elections.
Results will be announced at the Department of PU Education (DPUE) office at around 11am following which the results will be made available online for students. Colleges will subsequently publish the results on Tuesday, April 16.
Karnataka II PUC examinations were held from March 1 to March 18. Around 6.6 lakh students reportedly attended the exam, with around 2500 not permitted to write due to attendance shortage.
The average pass percentage for 2018 was 59.56% which was 7% higher than 2017’s pass average of 52.38%, with Dakshina Kannada district showing the highest pass rate of 91.49%. The districts of Chikkodi and Bidar had shown the lowest pass percentage rates. The highest marks were reported to be 597 out of 600 in the Science stream and 595 out of 600 in the Arts & Commerce stream. Over 2 lakh students had passed in first class, while around 50,000 students passed with distinction.