Girls clinch top 15 positions in HSSC exams
ISLAMABAD: Girls maintained their record as they outshone boys in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) annual examination Part-II bagging top 15 positions, according to the result announced by Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) here on Friday.
Fatima Khalid of Army Public School and College, Sargodha Cantt, Amna Farouk of Bahria College, Islamabad and Amna Arshad of Army Public School and College for Girls, Rawalpindi Cantt clinched first, second and third positions, respectively,
in the pre-engineering group.
In pre-medical group, Seema Kanwal of Hamza Army Public School and College, Rawalpindi secured first, Uzma Shaheen of Punjab College of Information Technology for Women, Sargodha clinched second and Misbah Zeb of Army Public Science
College, Okara Cantt, obtained third position. Mohammad Abdullah Mahmood of Global College System of Rawalpindi shared the third position.
In general science group, Maria Hamdani of Askaria College, Rawalpndi Cantt, Umm-i-Laila Shigri of Bahria College, Islamabad and Sundus Maria of OPF Girls College, Islamabad got first, second and third positions respectively.
In commerce group, Anab Sundus and Huma Khalid of Pakistan Education Centre, Qatar achieved first and second positions respectively while Nageen Abbas of Punjab College, Islamabad obtained third position.
Salma Faiz of Ghazali College for Women, Islamabad, Syeda Bintul Huda Zaidi of F.G. College for Women, Islamabad and Farwa Batool of F.G. College for Women, Rawalpindi Cantt, bagged first, second and third positions respectively in humanities group. Mohammad Mohsin Habib of Institute of Islamic Sciences, Islamabad shared the third position.
A total of 46,355 regular and private candidates appeared in the exams out of which 35,117 students were declared successful and the overall percentage remained 75.76.
The HSSC supplementary examination will commence on October 6 and those who wish to apply for rechecking of papers may submit their applications within 30 days of the declaration of the result. This year, 11 unfair means cases were reported and a judicious procedure was adopted to tackle these cases.
Addressing students as chief guest of the ceremony, Minister for Technical and Vocational Training Riaz Hussain Pirzada said nations could never progress without investing in technical and formal education.
FBISE Chairperson Shaheen Khan said: “The board started conducting exams in the year 1976 and till today, 988 institutes have got affiliation with FBISE and among these, 50 are foreign institutes.”