96 percent UAE school students pass Kerala board exam

Last Updated: Thu, May 09, 2013 12:40 hrs

Dubai, May 9 (IANS) School students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who appeared for the higher secondary examinations held by India's Kerala state, recorded a 95.9 pass percentage.

In all, 499 students sat for the examinations, of whom 477 became eligible for higher studies, the Khaleej Times reported Thursday.

Two of the schools - The Model High School, Abu Dhabi, and the the New Indian Model Higher Secondary School - recorded 100 percent pass percentage in the results that were announced Wednesday.

Eight students got A+ grades in all subjects.

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