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Kerala 12th board results 2016 came out on tuesday and about 81 per cent of the total number of candidates have been declared eligible for higher studies.
Since education minister was not supposed to declare the results due to the election code of conduct in place, Chief Secretary S M Vijayanand declared the results.
If compared with the previous year, the percentage of students eligible for higher studies this year was slightly lower than last year’s 83.96%.
In total, 361683 candidates appeared for the examination and 292753 students become eligible for higher studies. The percentage of candidates become eligible for higher studies in Vocational higher secondary section was 87.72.
With 87.74 % girl students declared eligible for higher education, the percentage of girl students is more than that of boys. Only 73. 38 percent boys were declared eligible for higher education. Out of the 9870 higher secondary students who got A + for all subjects, 6905 were girl candidates and the rest were boys.
The examination board has given moderation to students in certain subjects before finalising the results. However, the general education department officials refused to divulge the volume of marks gifted to the students by the board.
To check your results, visit the official website of Kerala Govt.