ISLAMABAD, June 21 (APP): Girls bagged top positions in the
Science group as the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary
Education (FBISE) Wednesday announced the result of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-II Examination 2017.
In the Science group, Qandeel Khurshid of Islamabad Model
College for Girls, I-10/4 Islamabad and Shehzeen Tariq of
Connoisseur Grammar School System, Queen Road, Sargodha shared
the first position with 1034 marks, while the second position was
jointly clinched by Momina Bashir of Army Public School for Girls,
Tufail Road, Lahore and Wajeeha Irfan of Army Public School and
College, Hamayun Road, Rawalpindi Cantt securing 1032 marks.
Similarly, the third position was shared by three students
– Mohammad Maheer Mubashir of Iqra Grammer School, Sargodha,
Zahra Nawaz of The Educators High School, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi,
and Isbah Iftikhar of Hamza Army Public Schools, Stadium Road,
Rawalpindi with 1031 marks.
In the Humanities group, the first position was secured by
Muhammad Awais Afzal of Askria College Rawalpindi with 980 marks,
while the second position was grabbed by Muhammad Sudais of
Institute of Islamic Sciences, Satra Meel, Islamabad with 958
The third position was clinched by Zahra Jabeen from Pakistan
International School, Tal Al-Deen Al-Makki Azizyah, Jeddah, Saudi
Arabia with 951 marks.
Some 85,140 students, both regular and private, had appeared
in the examination, out of them 70,969 students passed at the
ratio of 83.36 percent.
Addressing a ceremony held in connection with announcement of
the results here, Minister of State for Federal Education Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman said the youth were a national asset.
He said it was appreciable that the FBISE was adopting
exam strategies to make students opt for conceptual study. The
FBISE student facilitation system had been upgraded with modern technologies, he added.
The minister said the national curriculum was being modernized
with the consultation of provinces. Curricula for class 1 to 5 had
been upgraded according to international standards, he added.
He said the position holders would be given awards either
by the prime minister or the president, besides laptops, at a
special ceremony to be held for the purpose.
Baligh congratulated the position holders and other successful
students, their parents and teachers. He advised the students, who
could not pass the examination, to work hard for their bright future.
Earlier, FBISE Chairman Dr Ikram congratulated the successful
students and their parents.