Girls outperform boys in exams conducted for special students

KARACHI: Girl students outperformed boys clinching 93.88% pass percentage compared to 87.50% by boys in the Intermediate (Part One) exams 2014 held for special candidates (regular) by Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK).

Controller of Examinations, BIEK, Muhammad Imran Khan Chisti said 40 boys and 49 girls had appeared in these exams while 46 girls and 36 boys cleared all six papers bringing the total pass percentage to 91.01%.

Sharing a comparative analysis, he said 70 candidates had appeared in these exams in 2013 compared to 90 in the current year while 67 could cleared all the papers last year and 81 this year.

Twenty from Ida Rieu College for the Deaf cleared all six papers and these included eight boys and 12 girls; 39 students, including 23 girls and 16 boys from Dewa Academy Higher Secondary School; 16 students from Anjuman Behbood Samaat Atfaal (ABS) School – eight boys and eight girls could clear all papers this year.

A boy candidate from Aghosh Special Children Higher Secondary School managed to clear all six papers whereas two boys and three girls from J.S.Academy from the deaf were declared pass in all papers by BIEK.

According to Controller Examination, BIEK, four students in total (4.49%) were declared pass in five papers followed by one (1.12%) in four papers, two (2.25%) in three papers conducted by the board for candidates who appeared in humanities group Class X1 exams (regular) for special category.

Source: APP