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July 31, 2015

Girls outdo boys in matric exams again

Karachi

July 31, 2015

Karachi
The Board of Secondary Education Karachi on Thursday announced the results of Secondary School Certificate, Part-II, of science and general groups, and special candidates.
Science group
The BSEK controller of examinations Noman Ahsan informed that 146,401 candidates were registered to for the exams out of which 144,942 students appeared and 1,459 candidates remained absent. A total of 88,428 students passed all five papers with the overall percentage being 61 percent.
Ahsan said 6,864 students managed to obtain A-1 grade, 21,176 candidates A grade, 29,071 students B grade, 22,670 candidates passed their exams with C grade, 8,134 students received D grade marks while 180 candidates were obtained E grade marks. Meanwhile, 334 students passed the exam with additional subjects.
According to the gazette, 81,483 male candidates were registered and 80,561 students appeared in annual exams out of which 2,172 candidates bagged A-1 grade, 8,890 students received A grade, 15,067 candidates B grade, 14,666 students C grade, 6,331 candidates passed with D grade marks, 167 students were declared pass in E grade while 264 candidates cleared their exams with additional subjects.
The overall pass percentage was 32.8 percent.
The gazette also showed that 64,918 female students registered for the exams out of which 64,381 candidates appeared. As many as 4,692 students bagged A-1 grade, 12,286 candidates A grade, 14,002 students cleared their exams with B grade, 8,005 candidates received C grade, 1,803 students obtained D grade marks, 13 candidates were declared pass in E grade and 70 students passed their exams with additional subjects. The overall pass percentage remained 28.2 percent.
General group
As per the gazette, 17,923 candidates registered for the exam out of which 17,747 students appeared and 10,612 candidates were declared successful in regular exams.
Meanwhile, as many as 8,530 students registered and 8,027 candidates

appeared in private exams in and 4,129 students passed all five papers. The overall pass percentage was 57.19 percent.

General group regular
As many as 4,196 male candidates registered of which 4, 149 students appeared in General group’s regular exams of which candidates bagged A-1 grade, 159 students A grade, 646 candidates received B grade, 1,000 C grade, 649 passed their papers in E grade marks.
On the other hand, 98 female students bagged A-1 grade, 684 candidates received A grade, 2,739 students got B grade, 3,314 students had C grade while 1, 822 candidates and 101 students passed their exams with D grade and E grade, respectively.
General Group private
Only two male candidates bagged A-1 grade, while 90 students A grade, 683 B grade, 1,726 students passed their exams in C grade whereas 631 candidates and 35 students were declared pass in D grade and E grade, respectively.
Four female candidates bagged A-1 grade, 73 students A grade, 302 candidates received B grade, 447 students got C grade and 270 candidates and 21 students were passed in D grade and E grade, respectively.
Special candidates
As many as 89 candidates registered and all of them appeared in the exam. Out of them 80 studnets were declared pass in the SSC Part-II Special Exams (deaf), 78 candidates pass their exams in second division while two students were declared pass in third division.
BSEK position holders
All top three positions in science group, general group and also special candidates were clinched by female students.
Anousha Asghar, student of Oxford Islamic Scientific School, bagged the overall first position in science group by obtaining 789 marks out of total 850, and scoring 92.82 percent.
She wants to be a doctor in the future. Talking to The News, she claimed that women were deliberately not given similar chances as males due to which they were unable to unable to realise their full potentials. She believed that the country needed to reform teaching and give equal priority to Urdu and English languages as mediums of instruction.
Muneeba Talib, also a student of Oxford Islamic Scientific School, secured the second position with 92.58 percent marks.
She was of the view that private schools gave a lot of attention to their students while things were not so at government schools, and this reflected in the exam results.
Muzena Azam, a student of Programmer Girls Secondary School, received 92.47 percent marks and stood third.
She too wants to be a doctor and advised other students against rote learning.

General group
Meanwhile, in general group, Aqsa Zubair, student of Al-Badar Higher Secondary School, scored 760 marks, 89.41 percent, and bagged the overall first position. She wants to pursue a career in fashion designing.
Hareem Siddiqui, a student of Iqra Huffaz Girls Secondary School, secured the second position with 757 marks, 89.06 percent. She wants to be a religious scholar.
Hafiza Kainat Malik, also a student of Iqra Huffaz Girls Secondary School, was declared third with 742 marks, 87.29 percent. She also looks forward to become a religious scholar. She said during her studies, prolonged and unannounced electricity failures had been her primary concern because they affected her studies. But she was satisfied with her result, she said.

Special candidates
All top three positions were bagged by students of the ABSA School for the Deaf in special candidates’ exams. Yusra Asad Ali bagged the first position with 759 marks and 89.29 percent.
With the help of an interpreter, she shared that she wanted to be study more and succeed in a profession related to arts and painting.
Tooba Shahid scored 758 marks, 89.16 percent, and shared that she was interested in stitching, arts and painting as well. She lamented that special candidates did not get due appreciation and respect in the society owing to the communication gap.
She said the government should increase the job quota for special persons and also arrange teaching of sign language for regular students so people could easily interact with others like her without any difficulty.
Fatima Abbas stood third with 746 marks, 87.88 percent. But she did not attend the ceremony organised by the BSEK in honour of the position holders due to some personal reasons.

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