Girls outshine boys in HSC-II exams
Karachi, Oct 27: The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) announced on Tuesday the results of the Higher Secondary School Certificate, Part-II (Humanities) annual examinations held in 2010 for all the three categories of candidates i.e. regular, private and special.
The overall pass percentage stood at 36.84, 45.38 and 100, respectively.
Not a single male candidate secured A-1 grade in both the regular and private candidates' exams while there are 20 special candidates (nine male and 11 female) who bagged A-1 grades.
Except a boy who bagged first position in the special candidates' exams, the remaining two positions (of special candidates' exams) and all the six top positions in the regular and private candidates' exams were clinched by girls.The BIEK on Tuesday added one more feather to its feat by declaring the results of the SSC, Humanities Group, annual examinations in just 60 days. Though the exams theory papers had commenced on June 1, its practical had continued till Aug 25.
Hafiza Sumaiya Ilyas (Roll No 342493), daughter of Mohammad Ilyas, a student of the Iqra Huffaz Girls Science/Arts College, North Nazimabad, topped the HSC regular candidates annual exams by obtaining 909 marks (82.63 per cent) out of total 1,100 marks.Aiman Irfan (Roll No 336145), d/o Mohammad Irfan Fatani, a student of the MAMM PECHS Govt College for Women, clinched second position by securing 908 marks (82.54pc) while third position went to Anam Zia, d/o Zia-ul-Hasan with 902 marks (82pc). She belongs to the DA Degree College for Women, DHA.
The statistics of the results of the exam held for regular candidates showed that of the total 11,309 candidates (1,220 male and 10,089 female) who appeared in the exams, 4,166 candidates (327 male and 3,839 female) were declared successful.
Among them, seven candidates obtained A-1 grade, 180 candidates (six male and 174 female) got A grade, 869 candidates (45 male and 824 female) secured B grade, 1,615 (124 male and 1,491 female) got C grade, 1,324 candidates (127 male and 1,197 female) secured D grade while 171 (25 male 146 female) were placed E grade.
Hafiza Sana Hussain, (Roll No 261703), d/o Syed Hussain, clinched the first position in the HSC private candidates' annual exams by securing 896 marks (81.45pc) out of total 1,100 marks.
The second position in the exam went to Rabiya Amin (Roll No 266231), d/o Mohammad Amin as she obtained 891 marks (81pc) while the third position was bagged by Rimsha Khan (Roll No 263745), d/o Abrar Ahmed, with 869 marks (79pc).
Of the total 13,481 candidates (6,170 male and 7,311 female), who took the exam, 6,118 candidates (2,789 male and 3,329 female) were declared passed in different grades. Among them, two female candidates got A-1 grade, 125 candidates (40 male and 85 female) secured A grade, 1,308 candidates (603 male and 705 female) got B grade, 2,350 candidates (1,021 male and 1,329 female) got C grade, 2,196 candidates (1,014 male and 1,182 female) obtained D grade while 137 candidates (111 male and 26 female) were placed in E grade.
In the special candidates category of the same examination, Malik Mohammad Waqas Ghazanfar Awan (Roll No 361005), son of Ghazanfar Ali Zahid Awan, a student of the Ida-Rieu College for the Deaf and Dumb, bagged first position by securing 996 marks (90.55pc) out of 1,100 marks.
Amina Pervez (Roll No 361156), d/o Pervez Ahmed Bajwa, who is a student of the Dewa Higher Secondary School, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, clinched the second position by securing 984 marks (89.45pc) and Iqra Khalid (Roll No 361159), d/o Malik Khalid Hussain, secured third position in the exam by securing 976 marks (88.73pc). She is also a student of the Dewa Higher Secondary School.
In all, 83 special candidates (55 male and 28 female) appeared in the exam and all of them were declared passed.
Of all the successful candidates, 20 candidates (nine male and 11 female) got A-1 grade, 40 candidates (28 male and 12 female) secured A grade, 22 candidates (17 male and five female) got B grade and one male candidate got C grade.
All the nine position holders were honoured at a reception held under the auspices of the BIEK at its conference hall. It was attended, among others, by BIEK chairman Prof Anwar Ahmed Zai, Controller of Examinations Prof Agha Akber Mirza, Director-General Colleges, Sindh, Prof Nasir Ansar, the heads of institutions of the position holders and their parents. DawnYour Comments
DUHS puts on display admission lists to its MBBS and BDS Programs
Karachi: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) here on Tuesday issued the initial merit list of admission to its MBBS and BDS Programs for session 2010.
According to DUHS sources 4121 candidates had appeared in the test held on October 17 for 700 MBBS seats and 100 BDS seats.
Dow Medical College and Sindh Medical College have a capacity of 350 seats each while Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Institute of Dental Sciences have 100 seats.
As per the format evaluation for admission to DUHS' MBBS/BDS Programs will include 10% of the marks secured by the candidates in matriculation, 40% in intermediate and 50% in the entry test carried out by National Testing Service, a few days ago at DUHS' Ojha Campus.
The initial display of the merit list, also available at the DUHS web-site provides an opportunity to the candidates to review their performance and if needed could also register any possible discrepancy.
DUHS, in accordance to its practice, will ensure proper scrutiny of the complain, said the sources. app
KU holds seminar on career planning
Karachi: The stressful life that has become a norm today has turned a large number of populace into emotionally weak, who need proper psychological counseling to cure them of their stress.
The cautionary note came from the Pro Vice Chancellor University of Karachi (KU) Dr Shahana Urooj Kazmi at a seminar on "Career Development", organised by the Department of Psychology on Tuesday. Dr Kazmi reminded the audience that currently Pakistan had about two million teachers and 70,000 more would be required every year to cater the increasing number of enrolments in the educational institutions.
Chairperson of the department, Dr Rubeena Feroze thought that the parents should assume active roles in choosing a career for their children. "It does not mean they should feed their ideas into the heads of their children. Their role should be limited to the observing and acknowledging the aptitude in them (the children) and advise them in a way that convinces them to adopt that course of studies. It should not be unilateral decisions by the parents", Dr Feroze said. The news