Mysore University Vice Chancellor Prof KS Rangappa said that
as many as 5116 candidates, including 1583 female candidates have cleared Karnataka State Eligibility Test (K-SET) 2013 examinations held on December 2013.
Disclosing the KSET exam results here on Monday, conducted by University of Mysore the nodal agency accredited by the UGC, he further said the examination was held for 32 subjects in 11 Nodal Ceters across State, as per the strict guidelines of UGC.
“83755 (30740 female) candidates registered for KSET, out of which 70,814 appeared for the exams, in which 47,3392 eliminated in stage I, two were rejected due to malpractice, and 1060 candidates were rejected due to booklet code issue,” he added.
Mysore, Bangalore and Karnataka University center candidates have performed well in languages and have got highest number of eligibility. In science subjects candidates from Mysore have performed well, in Humanities Bangalore center candidates have performed well, he added.
The average passing percentage has increased by 1.5 per cent that is 6.6 per cent, compare to last exam held in 2011. From next exams mathematics and statistics results will be announced together, he said.
“Examinations were held in two sessions covering three papers. Paper 1 is to test the general aptitude and paper 2 and 3 is subject papers. All papers are of Multiple Choice Questions type and response for this was made in OMR sheets.”
“Provisional key answers were released, some of the objections received from the candidates were reexamined by subject experts and final key was released. Based on the final key answers OMR sheets were scanned and results were processed,” he added.
He further said that from next exams carbon copy will be given for candidates, so that soon the cutoff marks are announced the candidates will come to know he has obtained eligibility or nor.
Prof Rangappa further assuring of rectifying the mistakes from next exam, asked public to give suggestions to make the exam pattern more convenient for candidates.
A candidate without clearing KSET is nowhere eligible for teaching stream. Out of 800 teaching faculty serving in University, only 25 members have eligibility. There is no alternative and nothing
works in future, he added.
Further elaborating the process of giving eligibility for the candidates, he said: 'About 31 per cent of appeared have able to obtain the minimum cut off marks in each paper and qualified for stage two. A merit list was prepared for all the stage one qualified candidates and top 15 per cent of the candidates were chosen in each subject and in each category to become eligible in KSET examination and will receive the KSET eligibility certificate.
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Mysore tops in K-SET results
Mysore district holds top position in State at the K-SET exams. Large number of candidates have appeared from Mysore, and have become successful obtained eligible by taking 9.09 per cent.
Out of 14,437 candidates appeared for the exam, 1312 have obtained eligibility (9.09 per cent), followed by Bangalore (8.81 per cent), Mangalore (7.66 per cent), Tumkur (7.05 per cent). While candidates appeared from districts like Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Dhavangere, Gulbarga, Smioga have obtained below six percent.
The figures shows the passing percentage is less in North Karnataka, compare to South.
Candidates who tops at K-SET
Illiyas Ahamad Khazapur from Dharwad tops State by scoring 292 marks (83.43 pc) in Urdu; followed by SM Sampreeth from Davangere has obtained 284 marks (81.14 pc) in Economics; CH puttalakshmaiah has scored 274 marks (78.29 pc) in Kannada.
While other four toppers from Mysore are: Ramakrishan Sabhahit (Sanskrit - 77.71 per cent); A Prathima (Library and Information Science – 76.57); T Meghana (Psychology – 76.57 pc); and SP Suma (Physical Science – 70.29 pc).