Girls bag top positions in SSC exams
ISLAMABAD: Girls once again bagged top positions in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-II annual examinations of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE).
According to the results announced by the board here on Tuesday, five out of the top six positions in science and humanities groups were secured by girl students. The overall pass percentage of regular, private and ex-students remained 78.69 against last year’s 81.77.
The results were announced at a ceremony held at the ministry of education. Federal Minister for Education Sardar Assef Ahmad Ali and FBISE chairperson Shaheen Khan were also present. In the science group, Hareem Nisar of Hitec School and College for Girls, Taxila Cantt, remained first by securing 1,018 marks out of 1,100; Nimra Sadiq of Air Base Inter-College Mushaf, Sarghoda Cantt, stood second with 1,016 marks while Mahnoor Amin, also of Hitec School and College for Girls, obtained 1,015 marks and stood third.
In humanities group, Afshan Zahra of Sheikh Rashid Al-Makhtoum Pakistan School, Dubai, stood first by securing 946 marks and Ryehah Batool Shah of Syed Munnawer Hussain Shah CDA Model School I-9/4 second with 926 marks. With 918 marks, Hafiz Ahmad Ali of Institute of Islamic Sciences, Satra Meel, bagged the third position. Besides, he also remained first among boys both in science and humanities groups.
In all, 43, 506 regular students appeared in the examination out of whom 38,615 were declared pass. As many as 13,055 private and ex-students appeared in the exam and 5,722 got through.
Of the total 35,211 regular candidates in the science group, 18,658 boys and 14,087 girls were declared successful.
Likewise, in humanities group, 8,295 candidates appeared and 797 boys and 5,073 girls passed all the subjects with pass percentage of 58.52 and 73.19, respectively.
According to an official notification released by the FBISE, the SSC supplementary examination would commence on September 21.
Candidates who have failed in more than two subjects have been directed to appear in all the subjects as fresh candidates in the annual examination.
This year, 93 cases of unfair means were reported out of which 34 cases have been decided whereas 59 are under process.