SSC general exams results : Girls top positions
Girls clinch top positions in SSC (general) exams
Karachi, July 01: Girl students outclassed boys in the Secondary School
Certificate, Part-II (Regular and Private) general group annual
examinations-2010 as they bagged all the first three positions.
results declared on Wednesday by the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK)
showed the overall pass percentage of all candidates (both regular and private)
stands at 62.60, which is almost same as that of the last year's examination of
the same group (62.23 per cent).
Tooba Wasim (Roll No 636631), daughter
of Mohammad Waseem Khan, a student of Mama Parsi Girls School, topped the
examination by securing 758 marks out of 850 (89.18 per cent).
position was shared by Noor-ul-Ain (Roll No 630083), d/o Usman Ghani, a student
of Nasra Secondary School No.2, and Asma (Roll No 636307), d/o Altaf, a student
of KMA Girls Secondary School, Nawab Mahabat Khanji Road. Both of them got 750
Mehreen Salim (Roll No 628772), d/o Mohammad Saleem, a
student of DMS Girls Higher Secondary School stood third in the examination by
obtaining 749 marks (88.12pc).
Statistics of the results showed that in
all 29,953 candidates - 23,862 regular and 6,091 private - appeared in
examination and of them, 18,751 (15,040 regular and 3,711 private) were declared
successful in the exams in different grades.The pass percentage of regular and
private candidates stood at 63.03 and 60.93, respectively.
the statistics, among the successful regular candidates, 1,358 got 'A' grade;
3,560 secured 'B' grade; 5,958 obtained 'C' grade; 3,705 got 'D' grade and 248
were placed in E grade. Among the private candidates, 228 secured 'A' grade; 846
got 'B' grade; 1,341 obtained 'C' grade; 923 got 'D' grade while 62 were
declared passed in 'E' grade. Dawn
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SSC position holder decides to quit education
Karachi: After securing the joint second position in the Senior Secondary
Certificate (SSC) part-II examination, Asma, daughter of Altaf, stunned the
audience assembled at the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) auditorium
when she declared that she will quit pursuing her education.
of KMA Girls' Secondary School, located at Nawab Mahabat Khanji Road, Asma
scored 750 marks out of a total of 850.
Slating the education system in
the country, Asma said that it was "not worth the effort". She said that she
would prefer to stay at home and serve her parents. However, Asma was quite
reluctant to talk to the media and explain the reason for quitting her
education. She answered only very few questions.
All top positions were
clinched by female candidates of private schools in the SSC-II examination 2010.
Tooba Waseem, daughter of Muhammad Waseem Khan, secured first position in the
exams. A student of Mama Parsi Girls' Secondary School, she obtained 758 marks.
Claiming that she never had to take tuitions to prepare for her exams,
she said that the Board's standards had increased due to the new examination
pattern. While talking about her future plans, the first position holder
declared that she wanted to become a chartered accountant
Noorulain, daughter of Usman Ghani, was the co-second position
holder. She belongs to Nasra Secondary School No2, situated at 55, Depot Line,
Karachi. She said that she studied two to three hours everyday and did not take
tuitions. She said that she would like to enroll in an ACCA or CA programme in
future. She reserved special praise for her elder sibling who helped her to
prepare for the exams.
BSEK Chairman Anzar Hussain Zaidi expressed
dissatisfaction on the performances of vigilance teams, and said that from now
on, the Board will constitute special teams to monitor the examination process
as it did this year as well.
The results of the Secondary School
Certificate, Part II (Class X), General Group (Regular and Private) Annual
Examinations-2010 were announced on Wednesday by the Board of Secondary
Education Karachi (BSEK) controller of examinations.
revealed that 6,137 male (regular) candidates were registered while 6,075
appeared in the examinations. Around 17, 971 female (regular) registered but
17,787 candidates appeared for the exams. As many as 171 female candidates
achieved A-1 grade whereas 40 male candidates managed A-1 grade.
category of private candidates, as many as 4, 322 male students were enrolled
for the examinations, but 4,184 appeared in the exams. Similarly, some 1,948
female students were registered, but 1,907 appeared for the exams. In the same
group, four male candidates secured A-1 grade while only one girl managed to
achieve an A-1 grade. The news
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KU clueless about move to verify legislators' degrees
Karachi: Following media reports, officials at Karachi University
eagerly waited on Wednesday for the delivery of legislators' academic
certificates, but no such document arrived till late in the evening.
There was no intimation from the Higher Education Commission to the KU
about the matter.
There has been no communication from the HEC to the KU
on the issue since May, when it first came to light.
Prof (Dr) Pirzada
Qasim Raza Siddiqui, the KU vice-chancellor said that nobody from the HEC
had contacted him on the issue and whatever information he had received was
either through the newspapers or through TV channels. "We have no idea how many
academic certificates are being sent to us.
The HEC has not shared any
information with the KU and we are left to gather information from the
newspapers and TV channels. Today, we came to know that July 13 has been set as
the deadline to complete the verification process," the vice-chancellor said,
adding that the HEC had sent them only one letter over the past few weeks and
that was related to the verification of degrees of university employees.
No information related to the issue of authenticating degrees of
lawmakers had been communicated, he said.
It would have been better if
the HEC had taken the vice-chancellors of the relevant universities into
confidence over the matter by giving them some information beforehand, he said.
The university, he said, would constitute a high-powered committee to
investigate the academic certificates when they were received.
on Tuesday dispatched the academic certificates of 934 lawmakers, including
those of 21 madressah graduates and 36 foreign degree-holders, to their
respective universities for verification by July 13.
According to media
reports, 36 degree-awarding institutions, both in the public and private
sectors, were involved in the verification of academic certificates of
The deadline has been set by the HEC in consultation with
the Election Commission.
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KU MA exams
Karachi: Special measures have been
taken by the KU to hold MA external exams on its campus beginning on Thursday,
according to a press release.
Only two university gates, Silver Jubilee
and Maskan gates, would be open to students who would be allowed to enter the
campus with original admit cards. Reception desks have been arranged for
guidance. Shops with photocopiers will be closed from 9am to 11am. Vigilance and
monitoring teams have also been constituted. Dawn
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NED students participating in car-making competition
Karachi: The students of NED University are taking part in building a solar car to compete
from Pakistan in the Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2010 from July 9-10, 2010. Managing
Director Pakistan International Airlines Capt Aijaz Haroon said they will
"encourage" the NED students to represent their country in the world by making a
fuel efficient solar car. He complimented them on their effort and assured
support for more innovative projects. The news
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