Girls outperformed boys in Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Intermediate Education’s first and second year (general and vocational) intermediate examinations result.
State minister for human resources development G. Srinivas Rao said the pass percentage for the first year was 68.05 and for the second year it was 73.78.
This is the first time that both first and second year results were announced on the same day and they were declared before 20 th April.
In the first year, 72.09% girls passed the exam against 64.02% of boys. The pass percentage for girls in the second year was 76.43 while the same for boys was 71.02.
As many as 4,67,747 candidates (regular) wrote the first year exam and 3,18,300 passed. In the second year, 3,03,934 students out of 4,11,941, who appeared in the exam, passed.
The candidates were given four grades depending on the percentage of their marks.
In the first year, 58% of the candidates scored A grade (75% or more marks) 25.85% B grade (60 to 75%), 11.18% C grade (50 to 60%) and 4.73% D grade (35 to 50%).
The grade wise results for second year are; 1,74,649 students A grade, 84,407 B grade, 33,844 C grade and 13,014 D grade
Among 13 districts in the state, Krishna district stood first in the results for both first and second year with a pass percentage of 81. Visakhapatnam stood second with 72 and Nellore third with 71.
The board announced that advanced supplementary examination will be held on 24th May and the fee has to be paid by 26th April. For recounting and re-verification of answer sheets, the last date for paying the fee is 26th April.
The candidates have to pay Rs. 120 for recounting of each paper and Rs.720 re-verification.