The Controller of Examinations, Board of Intermediate Karachi (BIEK), Professor Agha Akber Mirza, announced the results of higher secondary school certificate, Part-II, (Class XII), annual examinations 2010 of Humanities (regular, private and special) groups on Tuesday.
According to the gazette, 11,584 regular candidates were registered while 11,309 students appeared in the exams of which 4,166 were declared successful. The overall pass percentage result was 36.84 per cent.
Mirza said that 1, 261 male students were registered as regular candidates of whom 1,220 appeared and 327 passed. The pass percentage was 26.80 per cent. He further said that 10,323 female pupils registered for the examination as regular candidates and 10,089 appeared of whom 3,839 were declared successful. The pass percentage of regular female candidates was 38.05 per cent.
At least two cases of unfair means were reported during and after the examinations, he added. The result shows that no male (regular) candidate attained A-1 grade whereas seven female (regular) students had managed A-1 grade in the exams.
Hafiza Sumaiya Ilyas, daughter of Muhammad Ilyas, roll number 342493, clinched overall first position among the regular candidates. She is a student of Iqra Huffaz Girls Science/Arts College, Block-B, North Nazimabad. Hafiza Sumaiya obtained 909 marks out of a total of 1100 with 82.63 per cent.
“I have not decided about my future to date. However, I am interested in teaching,” she said. “I have also completed the course of Aliama (certificate in religious studies) and would like to pursue it. I may join my institute as teacher,” she added.
A student of PECHS Government College for Women, bearing roll number 336145, Aiman Irfan, daughter of Muhammad Irfan Fatani, bagged second position. She received 908 marks and 82.54 per cent. According to Aiman, she may not continue her studies as her marriage has been arranged in near future.
Anam Zia, daughter of Ziaul Hasan, roll number 344102, and student of DA Degree College for Women, Phase-VIII, DHA got third position. She had 902 marks and 80 per cent in the exams.
As many as 6, 639 male (private) candidates registered for the examinations while 6,170 students appeared and 2,789 pupils passed. The pass percentage of male (private) candidate was 45.20 per cent, Mirza said.
Hafiza Sana Hussain, daughter of Syed Hussain, bearing roll number 261703, secured overall first position among private candidates. She received 896 marks out of total 1100 and 81.45 per cent.
“I have also completed course of Aliama and am now interested in doing BA in Urdu,” she said. Hafiza Sana she would like to suggest separate teachings for male and female candidates in the education system of the country.
Rabiya Amin daughter Muhammad Amin, having roll number 266231 bagged second position with 891 marks and 81 per cent. “I was not able to appear as regular candidate because there is gap of five years in my matriculation and intermediate,” she said. “I got married after the matriculation exams and then hada son, who is now two-and-an-half years old. I would like to enrol in the BA programme,” Rabiya added.
She believed that most of the female candidates left their education due to co-education and this scenario could be improved by offering separate classes for male and female students.
Rimsha Khan, daughter of Abrar Khan, roll number 263745, secured third position. She scored 869 marks with 79 per cent. “I also believe that co-education is a problem for many girls and it should be addressed according to their wishes,” she said.
Furthermore, 85 special candidates registered for the examinations while 83 students appeared and all of them were declared successful, the controller of examinations, BIEK, said. The overall percentage was 100 per cent
As many as 56 male (special) candidates registered for the examinations whereas 55 appeared and all of them managed to pass their exams, Mirza further said.
The result shows that nine male and 11 female had A-1 grade while 28 male and 12 female received A-grade in the exams.
Malik Muhammad Waqas, son of Ghazanfar Ali Zahid Awan, roll number 361005, bagged overall first position with 996 marks out of 1100 and 90.55 per cent in special candidates group. He was a student of IDA-RIEU College for the deaf and blind.
“I usually have problems during communication with common people as they cannot recognise the sign language,” he said with the help of the instructor, who was translating the questions asked by the media, to the special candidates.
Waqas said that he would like to seek a job in the computer-related industry.
Amna Pervez daughter of Pervez Ahmed Bajwa, bearing roll number 361156, received second position with 984 marks and 89.45 per cent. She was a student of DEWA Higher Secondary School (HSS), an institution for special children, Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
Amna said that she never felt disheartened when people failed to understand sign language. Her ambition was to take admission in fine arts.
Iqra Khalid daughter of Malik Khalid Hussain, having roll number 361159, got third position.