FBISE SSC exams: Islamabad, Pindi students excel
ISLAMABAD, July 16: Students from Rawalpindi and Islamabad clinched four
of the top six positions in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examinations
2007 conducted by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education
(FBISE), show the results for the science and humanities groups declared here on
Fatima Ayaz and Mujtaba Hassan Raza, both students of Army
Public School, Westridge-III, Rawalpindi, bagged the overall first and second
position by obtaining 799 and 796 marks, respectively, out of the total 850
marks. The third position was secured by Moneeba Gul Malik of HITEC School and
College for Girls, Taxila. She obtained 794 marks.
In humanities groups,
Zahida Noreen of Pakistan Education Centre, Doha (Qatar), stood first with 708
marks. The second position was bagged by Hafiz Mohammad Abdullah Ghazi of the
Institute of Islamic Sciences, Satra Meel, Islamabad, with 692 marks, and the
third position by Wajeeha Naeem of the F.G. Girls Model School, G-9/3,
Islamabad, with 688 marks.
According to the statistics, the overall
result remained at 52.04 per cent, as 26,238 students of the total 50,447
cleared the examinations.
The pass percentage among boys was 45.59 per
cent as 12,793 of them had been declared successful out of the 28,084
candidates, while among girls it was 60.14 per cent with 13,445 girls of the
total 22,263 passing the examinations.
The statistics revealed that
40,330 candidates took the examinations as regular candidates, while 10,117
appeared as private candidates in the examinations held in April-May this
The results showed that 90 per cent of the private candidates had
failed the examination. The pass percentage among the regular and private
candidates was 62.57 and 10 per cent, respectively.
According to the
results, 1,827 candidates (703 boys and 1,124 girls) had passed the examination
in A-1 grade, 4,819 candidates (2,229 boys and 2,590 girls) in A-grade, 8,251
candidates (3,992 boys and 4,259 girls) in B-grade, 9,029 candidates (4,515 boys
and 4,514 girls) in C-grade, 2,261 candidates (1,316 boys and 945 girls) in
D-grade and 18 candidates (13 boys and five girls) in E-grade.
showed that the board had withheld the results of nine candidates for want of
fee or eligibility, while 21 unfair means cases were also
Unlike previous years, the FBISE did not provide the soft copy
of the results to the newspaper offices. A board official, when contacted, said
FBISE Controller Examination Mumtaz Ali Khan did not issue any instructions to
the concerned staff in this regard. He also expressed his inability to arrange
the electronic copy of the results.
Meanwhile, the FBISE issued a
notification announcing that the SSC Supplementary Examinations 2007 will
commence from September 20 and the last date for submitting the admission forms
without late fee is August 3. The last date for submission of forms with double
fee is August 13.
The board has announced that the admission fee for the
students of science and humanities groups with practical subjects is Rs600 for
students in Pakistan and $110 for overseas students, and humanities group
without practical subjects is Rs550 for students in Pakistan and $100 for
overseas candidates. Dawn