Seventy-one students scored 1200/1200 marks in the Class 12 board exams, whose results were announced by the Kerala Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) on May 25.

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news Education Thursday, May 25, 2023 - 20:36

The Kerala Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) on Thursday, May 25, announced the results for Class 12 board examinations. The overall pass percentage of this year stands at 82.95%. A total of 3,76,135 students attempted the Class 12 examination, and 3,12,005 of them have passed. This year’s pass percentage has seen a marginal decrease from last year’s 83.87%.

The pass percentage is 79.19% in government schools, 86.31% in government-aided schools and 82.70% in unaided schools. According to a press statement by the education department, a total of 1,94,511 girl students and 1,81,624 boy students appeared for the examination. While the pass percentage of girls stands at 89.31%, for boys it is at 76.13%. Further, as many as 71 students have scored 1200/1200 marks in the examination. Seventy-seven schools have recorded a 100% pass percentage, while 10 schools recorded a pass percentage below 30%. A total of 41,511 students have scored A+ in all subjects.

Among the districts, Ernakulam has secured the highest percentage with 87.55%, and Pathanamthitta has secured the lowest (76.59%). Department-wise, the pass percentages are: 87.31% in Science, 71.93% in Humanities, 82.75% in Commerce, 75.30% in Technical and 89.06% in Fine Arts.

Further, as many as 34,786 candidates appeared for examinations through the State Council for Open and Life Long Education (SCOLE), out of which 16,950 passed out, recording a pass percentage of 48.73%.

The department has announced that the results can be checked on the following websites from 4 pm on Thursday:,,,,, and on the following mobile apps — PRD Live, SAPHALAM 2023, iExaMS.