Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 59.21 per cent of students have passed out in the Higher Secondary exams held in the State in March last.
The results were announced by Education Minister M A Baby here today.
Prabha Chandran of Government BHSS, Neyyattinkara secured the first rank in the science category, while Shalini P S (Kalamandalam Art HSS, Cheruthuruthy) emerged first in Arts.
In Commmerce, Anitha N R and Jelpa L Motta of Sacred Hearts HSS, Thrissur shared the first rank, while in the Technical section Faseela K of THSS, Vattamkulam in Malappuram secured the first rank.
Dhyana Shanker of Govt HSS Vadakkanchery secured the first rank in the Humanities category.
A total of 3,66,523 students appeared for the exam of which 2,17,012 got through. A total of 36,529 students got distinction and 74,347 got first class.
Forty schools scored 100 per cent victory in the exam.