The students of Indian Association of Blind (IAB) school in Madurai registered a 100 per cent pass. All the 19 students who appeared for the examination passed. Three students scored more than 80 cent pass. At 84 cent pass, S Kannan and V Palanivel scored the top marks in the school, followed by S Vasanth who scored 82%.
Several students scored more than 90 marks even in subjects like science, social science and Tamil which are usually considered difficult to crack. S Kannan scored 93/100 in Tamil and emerged the subject topper, while M Barakathali and K Sangeetha scored 98/100 in social science.
Palanivel was subject topper in English and Maths, scoring 88 and 75 respectively. In science, K Anbalagan scored the top marks, scoring 98/100.
Furthermore, the district registered a slight rise in pass percentage in the SSLC examination results. Compared to last year’s 93.13 per cent, nearly 94.20 per cent of students who appeared for examination passed this year, a difference of 1.07 per cent.
Around 21,584 girls passed in the SSLC exams this year, while the figure was 21,431 among boys. The pass percentages are also higher among girls than boys, as 95.90 per cent of girls passed as against 90.66 per cent among boys.