Karachi: Followed by the Secondary School Certificate results, this year as well, girls not only maintained their lead overall but also secured the top three positions in Higher Secondary School Certificate results announced by Aga Khan University Examination Board on Wednesday.
Afshan Hussain of Habib Girls School obtained the first position with 87.72 per cent marks. Both second and third positions were secured by candidates from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi, with Sadori being the second obtaining 87.54 per cent marks and Sadaf Batool Rizvi bagging the third position with 86.45 per cent marks.
The overall passing rate in HSSC Part-I and II was 91 per cent with 13.1 per cent candidates scoring an A1-Grade in HSSC Part-I whereas 15.8 per cent scoring an A1-Grade HSSC Part-II.
Karima Kara, Associate Director, AKU-EB congratulated to the teachers and affiliated schools for their efforts in preparing students our examinations. “And this is what leads them to success in university entrance tests, and later in higher studies,” she added.