Pre-engineering, science general (computer) results out: Girls clinch almost all top positions in HSC exams
By Azizullah Sharif
KARACHI: The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Monday declared the results of the Higher Secondary School Certificate, part-II (science-pre-engineering and science general-computer groups) annual examination-2010.
The overall pass percentage in the pre-engineering group improved to 54.39 as compared to last year’s 47.64 and also in the science general (computer) group to 35.66 against the last year’s 30.59. Statistics show that the pass percentage in the two groups has improved by 6.75 and 5.07, respectively.
Female candidates once again demonstrated their supremacy over their male counterparts by attaining a pass percentage of 59.8 in the pre-engineering group and 53.31 in the science general (computer) group. Male candidates in the two groups came out with a pass percentage of 52.34 and 20.64, respectively.
Girls’ performance in the science general (computer) group appeared to be better than boys’ as the former secured seven ‘A-1’ grades, 40 Â‘A’ grades, 141 ‘B’ grades and 186 ‘C’ grades while boys could secure only one Â‘A-1’ grade, 11 ‘A’ grades, 35 ‘B’ grades and 91 ‘C’ grades although the number of girls appearing in the examination was 771 against 906 boys.
The statistics of the pre-engineering results show that a total of 22,728 candidates (16,476 boys and 6,252 girls) appeared in the examination and of them 1,263 candidates (815 boys and 448 girls) secured the ‘A-1’ grade, 2,861 candidates (1,951 boys and 910 girls) got the ‘A’ grade, 3,316 candidates (2,295 boys and 1,021 girls) obtained the ‘B’ grade, 3,249 candidates (2,190 boys and 1,059 girls) secured the ‘C’ grade, 1,623 candidates (1,325 boys 298 girls) got the ‘D’ grade and 50 candidates (47 boys and three girls) got the ‘E’ grade.
Ifrah Jafri (Roll No.778142), daughter of Syed Saghir Ahmed Jafri, a student of the St. Lawrence Govt Girls Degree College, topped the Science (pre-engineering) examination by securing 998 (90.72 per cent) out of the total 1,100 marks. Wajahat Anis (Roll No.763673), son of Khawaja Anisuddin Amjad, a student of the Adamjee Govt Science College, clinched the second position by securing 997 (90.63 per cent) and Fahmiya Fatima Khatri (Roll No.775495), daughter of Akhtar Hussain Khatri, a student of the Bahria College, Karsaz Road, secured the third position with 994 (90.36 per cent) marks.
In the science general (computer) group, Ramsha Zahir (Roll No.822771), daughter of Mohammad Zaheer Akhtar, a student of the DA Degree College for Women, Phase-VIII, secured the first position by obtaining 961 (87.36 pc) out of the total 1,100 marks. Marium Abdul Majeed (Roll No.821675), daughter of Abdul Majeed, a student of Bahria College, Karsaz Road, secured the second position with 917 (83.36 per cent) marks and Ms Batool (Roll No.822764), daughter of Zahid Hussain, a student of the DA Degree College for Women, Phase VIII, bagged the third position by securing 915 (83.18 per cent) marks.
Meanwhile, the BIEK has suspended the affiliation of all 13 educational institutions in the city whose pass percentage in the HSC examinations 2009 and 2010 remained at zero.
BIEK Chairman Prof Anwar Ahmed Zai said on Monday that the penalised institutions include seven private and two government colleges. The rest were two govt and two private higher secondary schools, he added.