DHARWAD: Taking serious note of the poor performance of Dharwad district in the SSLC examinations, Deputy Commissioner M. Deepa has instructed the Department of Public Instruction to issue show-cause notice to government high schools that have recorded poor pass percentage in this year’s SSLC examinations.
Chairing an official meeting here recently, Ms. Deepa said, “While 33 government high schools have recorded less than 40 pass percentage in SSLC examinations, it is zero in three high schools. A total of 6,135 students have failed in the district.”
The DC has instructed DDPI Gajanan Mannikeri to issue show-cause notice to all these schools and also ask head masters of all schools to arrange for special tuition for all failed students to improve their performance in the supplementary examinations.
Gajanan Mannikeri said that of the 25,059 regular students who appeared for the examinations, 18,924 have passed. The district has recorded a pass percentage of 75.45 and ranked 28th in the State. The government high schools have recorded pass percentage of 77.43, while the pass percentage in aided and unaided schools is 76.96 and 76.94, respectively, he said.