8,401 students skip SSLC exam: DDPI clarifies

8,401 students skip SSLC exam: DDPI clarifies

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.

April 11, 2017

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