Kozhikode, a major city in the state of Kerala in southern India has clocked highest pass percentage in the state with 90.96 per cent in higher secondary examination 2012.
Of the total 26,461 students who appeared for exam, 24,068 qualified for higher studies. There has also been an increase in schools in which all the students have passed the exam. Thirteen out of the total of 167 schools registered cent per cent pass compared to four last year.
Schools of the state that have registered cent per cent pass include St Joseph Anglo Indian GHSS, JDT HSS, MM Boys HSS, Himayathul Islam HSS, SH HSS, Shri Gujarathi Vidyalaya HSS, Hi-tech Higher Secondary School, Memunda HSS, Viliappalli Calicut School for Handicapped, Kulathur Sree Narayana HSS, Vatakara, Vanereni EM HSS Feroke and Chinmaya Vidyalaya HSS, Nellikode.
In the technical school category the district registered 94.07 per cent pass with 111 out of the 118 students who appeared for the exam qualifying for higher education. Pass percentage in the open school category is 55 per cent with 6,592 students out of the 11,982 qualifying for higher education.
In the vocational higher secondary school category the district registered 83.6 per cent pass with 1,866 students emerging eligible for higher education.