SUKKUR: Girls outclassed boys by securing the top three positions in the pre-medical group as the Sukkur Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) announced the Secondary School Certificate-Part II results on Monday. Boys, meanwhile, secured top positions in the pre-engineering group.
In the pre-medical group, Mahnoor, daughter of Sikandar Ali Mahesar, of Mehran Model College Pano Akil secured 969 marks and clinched the first position. Fizza Fatima, daughter of Abdul Rais Shaikh, of the Government Girls Higher Secondary School secured 968 marks and bagged the second position, while Aneela Shams, daughter of Shamsuddin Memon, of Mazhar Muslim Modern Higher Secondary School Ranipur secured 967 marks and secured the third position.
In the pre-engineering group, Ghazanfar Gul, son of Hakim Ali Bhutto, of the Ever Shine Higher Secondary School Ranipur secured 976 marks and came first. Jamshaid Akram, son of Mohammad Akram Malik, of Mehran Model College Pano Akil received 964 marks and secured the second position, while Faraz Ahmed, son of Fazal Mohammad Noonari, also of Ever Shine Higher Secondary School Ranipur, secured 963 marks and clinched the third position.
According to the BISE notification, 11,805 and 12,200 candidates appeared in the pre-medical and pre-engineering exams respectively. The pass percentage for pre-medical exams stood at 81.44 per cent, while that for pre-engineering exams at 75.53 per cent.
In the pre-medical group, 431 candidates secured the A-I grade, followed by 1,514 who got A, 3,358 B, 3,715 C and 596 D grades. Meanwhile, 1,900 students failed to qualify and results of 291 candidates were withheld.
In the pre-engineering group, 240 candidates were placed under the A-I group, while 1,261 under A, 3,120 under B, 3,923 under C and 671 under D grades. Meanwhile, 2406 candidates failed to qualify and results of 579 candidates were withheld for the use of unfair means during exams or other reasons.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2012.