PESHAWAR: The girls students got top three positions in the annual results of the higher secondary school certificate examinations declared by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar, here on Saturday.
All the top three position holders are students of the Jinnah College for Women, University of Peshawar.
The result was declared at a ceremony held at the auditorium hall of the board.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser was the chief guest. Parents and relatives of the position holders also attended the ceremony.
Students of college owned by minister secure nine positions
Laiba Ahmed, a student of the Jinnah College for Women got first position with 1,027 marks out of 1,100, while Momina Mustafa of the same college grabbed second position with 1,025 marks.
The third position was shared by Irsa Sikandar and Asma Ali as both the students bagged 1,023 marks each. The position holders belong to the pre-medical group.
The pre-engineering group was topped by Wasif Jan of the Islamia College Peshawar, who got 990 marks. Sarah Usman of Forward Girls College Hayatbad and Aqeel-ur-Rehman of Peshawar Degree College (boys), secured second and third positions with 987 and 983 marks, respectively.
Similarly, the top three positions in the humanities group were also achieved by the students of Jinnah College for Women. Khadeeja Sharafat stood first with 941 marks, Faryal Malik second with 930 and Hafiza Mehreen Malik third with 909 marks, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Swat, announced the HSSC examination results on Saturday in which a girl student of a private college and a student of a government boys college shared the first position in the science group.
According to the results, Mahnoor Insha of Al Madina Model School and College and Adnan Haleem of Government Degree College, Mingora, obtained 993 marks each to top the board.
The second position was also shared by two students — Maria Qatbia of Al Madina Model School and College, and Zeeshan Ahmad of Tipu Shaheed School and College — with 991 marks each.
Mohammad Usama of Tipu Shaheed School and College grabbed the third position, obtaining 989 marks.
In humanities group, Khatoon Sana Usman of Government Girls Degree College, Saidu Sharif, Swat got first position by bagging 876 marks. Ms Naeem Akhtar of Government Girls Degree College, Buner, got second position by obtaining 852 marks while Reshma Khan of Government Girls Degree College, Saidu Sharif, got third position by scoring 848 marks.
In the HSSC examination results declared by the BISE, Malakand, in Chakdara, nine of the top 20 positions were clinched by the students of the Islamia Model College Timergara, owned by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Muzafar Syed.
Only one student, Nisar Ahmad of Government Postgraduate College, Khar Bajaur Agency, got the 17th position in the top 20 with 927 marks, while no student of government colleges from the four districts and Bajaur tribal agency covered by the Malakand education board could get position in the exams.
Published in Dawn, August 6th, 2017