Students of govt schools shine in Peshawar SSC exams

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The Peshawar Board of Intermediate Secondary Education on Tuesday announced the results of the secondary school certificate examinations in which Umar Ghafoor Khan, a science student from the Peshawar Public School and College Warsak Road, clinched first position, getting 1,045 marks.

Similarly, Ms Fatima and Ms Hajra Qaisar, students of the New Islamia Public School, Charsadda, achieved second and third positions, with 1,044 and 1,041 marks, respectively. Both the candidates are from the science group.

The humanities group was topped by Mohammad Tayyab of Iqra Huffaz School (boys), Peshawar. Mahnoor Javed of Peshawar Model Girls High School-II, Dalazak Road, and Shakeela of Hamza GHS Jan Khan Killi, Bara, got second and third positions with 967 and 942 marks, respectively.

Shakeela, resident of Bara, Khyber Agency, who got third position in humanities group, told mediapersons that she won’t be able to continue her education if government or philanthropist didn’t support her. “My father is a driver who can hardly afford my education,” she said.

Meanwhile, girls clinched all the top three positions in the SSC results announced by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Abbottabad, on Tuesday.

Fatima Yunus of Pakistan International Public School and College (PIPSC), Abbottabad, and Khansa Siddique of Garden Public School, Mansehra, shared the overall first position by getting 1,041 marks each in the science group.

In science group (male), Umer Iftikhar of Abbottabad Public School got the first position by obtaining 1,035 marks, Talal Abdullah of Jinnah Jame-e-Public School, Haripur, secured the second position by getting 1,034 marks and Asad Sultan of Pakistan International School, Mansehra, clinched the third position with 1,028 marks, respectively.

Similarly, in the science group (female), Syeda Amina Zaheer of PIPSC and Sama Roman of Mansehra Public School and College shared the second position by getting 1,039 marks each, while Syeda Batool Haider of Iqra Collegiate School, Mansehra, secured the third position with 1,038 marks.

In humanities group (female), private students Urooj Fatima and Haleema Bibi shared the first position by securing 926 marks each, while private student Zarqa Fareed got the second position by securing 919 marks and Sadia Gul of Mangal Public School, Abbottabad, clinched the third spot position, securing 898 marks.

In humanities group (male), Yaseen, a private student, was declared first with 871 marks and Mohammad Asif, another private candidate, got the second position with 868 marks, while Ahmad Yousaf of Garnish Public School, Mansehra remained third with 851 marks, respectivley.

Source: Dawn.