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Seven students die by suicide after Inter results in Telangana

Hyderabad: Telangana is reeling under the weight of tragedy as seven Inter students reportedly committed suicide after the announcement of exam results on Wednesday, April 25. The incidents were spread across several districts and have sent shockwaves across the state.

In Rajendranagar, a first year inter-student named Harini ended her life by hanging after struggling with academic challenges after the results were declared. In Doragaripalli village, 18-year-old Gattika Tejaswhini hanged herself for alleged failures in two mathematics papers.

After the Inter results were declared, Maidam Sathwik, an 18-year-old from Achulapur village in Thandur mandal, Mancherial, took his own life after discovering that he had failed in mathematics, physics and chemistry.

Meanwhile, V Vaishali, another first year Inter student, was found hanging at Mudigonda mandal headquarters after she reportedly died hanging herself.

Chippa Bhargavi, 17, who could not clear her first year Inter exams, tragically chose to end her life in Chilkodu Mandal, Dornakal district after the results were declared.

Sai Teja Goud, from Tellapur, Sangareddy district, also joined the grim list after failing in his intermediate exams.

Police have launched an investigation into each case to understand the underlying causes and provide support to the affected families. This wave of student suicides highlights the enormous mental health pressures and challenges young students face during crucial academic milestones.

Iranna Sreeja, 17, a student from Pathur in Markur mandal of Siddipet district, died by suicide a night earlier while awaiting inter results fearing failure. However, she passed with 401 points.

Efforts to address the root causes of academic stress and promote students’ mental well-being are now more urgent than ever.

The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) on Wednesday, April 24, announced the much-awaited results for the first and second year of secondary education.

The pass percentage for the first year is reported at 60.01 percent, while for the second year it is 64.19 percent. Notably, female students outperform their male counterparts in both the first and second year exam results.

As many as 62.92 percent of the students who appeared in the first and second year examinations from Hyderabad district were declared successful when the results were declared. According to official data, 94,182 of the 1,49,714 first and second year inter-students who appeared for exams in Hyderabad were successful.

Ayesha Sultana, a girl from Hyderabad, was one of the many top performers in Telangana. Out of 1000 points for all subjects in the first and second year of secondary school, she scored 990.

This post was last modified on April 25, 2024 1:17 PM