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Girls bag top positions in SSC exams

By Marium Kiani

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Monday declared the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-II examinations, with girls excelling in both science and humanities groups by clinching the top positions.

Overall pass percentage remained 81.77 per cent for the examinations held in March-April this year. The pass percentage for regular and private students remained 91.63 and 41.98 per cent, respectively.

In science group, Aatiqa Sohail Khan of Fauji Foundation College for Girls, New Lalazar in Rawalpindi; and Misbah Zeb of Army Public School, Okara Cantonment, bagged the top position. Both students secured 1,007 marks out of the total 1,050 marks.

The second position was secured by Nasar Mubarak of PAF Public School Lower Topa, Murree; and Iman Akhtar of Army Public School, Iqbal Shaheed Road, Saddar Karachi Cantonment. Both secured 1,004 marks each.Similarly, the third position was shared by Komal Mushtaq of Fazaia Model Inter College, Mushaf Sargoda; and Seema Kanwal of Army Public School, Stadium Road Hamza camp Rawalpindi. Both obtained 1,002 marks.

In the humanities group, Komal Gilani of F.G. Girls High School Loi Bhir clinched the top position by securing 931 marks, followed by Maimuna Ahmad of F.G. Girls Model School G-6/1-3, Islamabad, who obtained 921 marks. Mehwish Bibi of F.G. Girls Model School G-11/2, Islamabad, stood third by securing 911 marks.

The overall percentage among girls appearing in science and humanitarian groups remained 96.2 and 83.11 per cent, respectively. Likewise, the percentage among boys in science and humanities groups remained 91.84 and 73.26 per cent, respectively.

A total of 47,124 students, both boys and girls appeared as regular candidates and 43,147 of them were declared successful. The number of private students was 11,745, but just 4,897 passed the examinations.

The FBISE announced that 54 cases of use of unfair means were reported this year. Fifty of these cases had been decided while the remaining four cases were being processed.

The FBISE advised the candidates whose results have been withheld for want of fee/eligibility to resolve discrepancies immediately to enable the office to declare their results.

The board has also announced that the supplementary examinations of will commence from August 25. It said the candidates, who have failed in four subjects in the first attempt, should reappear in all the subjects. The results are also available on the FBISE website .
Source: Dawn
Date:6/30/2009