Kerala SSLC result 2020: 98.82 % candidates eligible for higher studies

South India

A total of 98.82 percent of 422,092 students who appeared for the Kerala Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) has been declared eligible for higher studies. Candidates who score at least D+ grade in the examinations are considered eligible for higher studies.

State education minister C Raveendranath declared the class 10 result on Tuesday, June 30. Along with the SSLC result, the result of Art High School Leaving Certificate Examination (AHSLC), THSLC (hearing impaired) are also available.

A total of 417, 101 candidates cleared the exam, which is the highest in the last five years. In 2019, the pass percentage was recorded at 98.11 per cent; in 2018, it was 97.84 per cent. A total of 41,906 students got A+ grade in all subjects. Among districts, Kuttanad scored cent percent followed by Pathanamthitta district (99.71 per cent).

The worst performing district was Wayanad, with 93.87 per cent.

The school final examinations concluded in the last week of May had to be conducted in a staggered manner following the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions subsequent to it.

Announcing the results at a news conference here on Tuesday, the education minister congratulated all students who cleared the examination with flying colours. He said the successful completion of the year' school final examination held in the thick of the pandemic induced crisis was a victory of Kerala society.

The minister said there will be enough Plus One seats available in government and aided schools in the state. “A total of 423,975 plus one seats are currently open in our schools while the number of students eligible for higher studies is only 4.17101. There is no question about students not getting admission to Plus One seats this year. Since other board examination results are yet to be announced, the Plus One admission procedure would commence accordingly as all would get a chance for seeking admission in government/aided schools'', the minister was quoted by Times of India as saying.

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