The results of the Karnataka supplementary exams for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Class 10) announced in Bengaluru on Thursday saw a pass percentage of 50.81%.
A total of 2,42,951 students appeared in the exam with 1,23,443 students being declared successful.
The exams were held between June 15 and 22 for students who did not pass in the annual SSLC examination held in April.
Girls outperformed boys with a pass percentage of 55.8%. The pass percentage for boys was 47.9%.
Rural students performed better than their urban counterparts, securing a pass percentage of 54.3% as against 47% for urban students.
Students can apply for re-evaluation of results by July 27. The fee for re-evaluation is Rs 700 per subject.
This year the Karnataka board declared the SSLC or Class 10 board exam results in May. Of the 7.64 lakh students, who appeared for the exam, just 73.26% managed to pass. This was down from 79.16% in 2016, and way lower than the 81.82% recorded in 2015.