Mysuru – In the wake of reports of over a thousand students absenting in almost every subject in the ongoing SSLC examination in the district, Star of Mysore, expressing concern, contacted DDPI H.R. Basappa this morning for his reaction.
Speaking to SOM reporter, Basappa clarified that most of the absentees were either repeaters or private candidates which was a regular feature and not alarming. He also gave the statistics of the attendance pattern of students in each subject of examination held till now.
Number of students
Subject To appear Absent
Total Boys Girls
Kannada 39,732 1,773 1,175 598
Mathematics 41,052 1,631 1,026 605
English 40,017 1,635 1,027 608
Science 40,525 1,662 1,038 624
Hindi 39,628 1,700 993 707
The DDPI remarked that most of the absentees were boys.