The overall pass percentage in Karnataka PUC II Class 12 exam results stood at 59.56, with girls outshining boys.
Bengaluru: Bengaluru's Muthoot from VVS Sardar Patel PU College emerged as the topper with 597 marks in Karnataka PUC II Class 12 exam results, which were released earlier on Monday. In Commerce, Bengaluru-based Varsini M Bhat from Vidya PU College secured the top spot with 595 marks while in Arts, Swati S from Bellary's PU College secured the first place with 595 marks.
First place: Muthoot, College: VVS Sardar Patel PU College, Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore,
Among districts, Dakshina Kannada emerged on the top with the highest pass percentage, followed by Udupi at number two and Kodagu on the third spot. Meanwhile, Chikkodi had the lowest pass percentage this year. IT capital Bengaluru also featured nowhere in the top performing districts.
The pass percentage in science is 67, in commerce it is 63 while in arts only 45 per cent of the students managed to pass the exams.
A total of 68 colleges registered 100 per cent results while 118 colleges saw all their students failing the exam.