New Delhi: The Department of Pre-University Education (PUE) has declared the results of the PU-II or class 12 Karnataka board exams today at 4 pm via a press conference. Students can check their results on the official website, karresults.nic.in. As many as 2,239 students have secured full marks (600/600) this year after the evaluation process. Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar and Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) Director Snehal R announced the II PU results in Bengaluru today. “We had decided not to hold exams for II PU students keeping in mind the COVID-19 situation in the state,” Kumar said.
“DPUE has taken more effort this year than the same taken to evaluate papers and announce results during any other regular year. Formulating an aggregate score for each student has been a tedious process which has been done carefully, “Minister S Suresh Kumar said.
The government has also decided to give 35 per cent grace marks to candidates repeating the board exam. Over 76,000 candidates who have registered for the exam this year fall into this category.
Criteria for Karnataka PUC 2nd Result:
The Karnataka state government had decided to promote all students without conducting examinations, in the wake of the COVID-19 situation. A special evaluation criterion was formulated to calculate the 2nd year PUC results. As per the criteria, 45 per cent weightage will be given to marks scored for SSLC (class 10), 45 per cent to I PU marks and 10 per cent to the internal assessment marks of II PU.
Stream-wise result of Karnataka PUC 2nd Result 2021:
As many as 2,51,686 students who registered in the commerce stream have passed the exam, while in the science stream, 2,19,783 students have cleared the exam. In arts, slightly fewer students in comparison to other streams, as many as 1,53,346 students passed. In 2020, the overall pass percentage was 69.20 with the science stream at 67.28 per cent, commerce at 65.52 per cent, and arts at 41.27 per cent. Among districts, Udupi had topped in 2020.