Hindu girl clinches first position in HSC (Pre-Medical) exams

KARACHI: A Hindu girl Karishma Kumari of Defence Authority Degree College for Women got first position in the examination by securing 999 (90.82 per cent) marks out of a total 1100 marks.

Rimsha Irfan of Sir Syed Government College clinched second position by obtaining 988 (89.82pc) marks, while Hira Iqbal Naviwala of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School bagged the third position with 985 (89.55pc) marks.

All the top five positions in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), Science group (Pre-Medical), Part-II annual examinations, conducted by Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (BIEK), were bagged by girls. The overall pass percentage stood at 49.98.

The fourth position was, however, shared between Saira Batool Rizvi and Ammara Jamil as both of them secured 984 (89.45pc) marks. They belonged to St. Lawrence’s Govt College and BAMM PECHS College, respectively.

Azka Kazi of BAMM PECHS College stood fifth in the examination with 982 (89.27pc) marks.

Muhammad Anas Siddiqui of D.J. Govt Science College, who got highest marks among boys, was placed at No6 in the overall merit list of both boys and girls as he secured 981 (89.18oc) marks.

Statistics of the results released by the BIEK’s controller of examinations, Muhammad Imran Khan Chisti, the overall pass percentage of girl candidates was 53.77pc while that of boys it stood at 34.80.

Of the total 20,855 candidates (4,172 boys and 16,683 girls) who appeared in the examinations, 10,423 (1,452 boys and 8,971 girls) were declared successful in different grades.

The statistics further showed that in all 959 girls and 131 boys secured A-1 grade; 2,329 girls and 330 boys got A-grade; 2,699 girls and 396 boys obtained B grade; 356 boys and 2,324 girls secured C grade; 229 boys and 682 girls got D grade, while 10 boys and eight girls were placed in E grade.

Source: Business Recorder