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11 share third position in inter pre-engineering exam

By Shazia Hasan 2021-11-10
KARACHI: There were several students getting identical marks as the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) announced the results of the first phase of intermediate pre-engineering partII examinations 2021 on Tuesday.

According to the merit list, two students stood first, four stood second while as many as 11 students stood third.

Both Mohammad Jazib Javed ofthe DJ Science College and Mohammad Ali of the Adamjee Science College stood first with 1,057 marks, out of 1,100 marks and an A-1 grade.

Zeeshan Abrar of the Bahria College Karsaz, Faiza Asfaq and Adina Sheikh of the St Laurence College and Mohammad Bilal Siddiqui of the Adamjee College were all got second position as they got 1,056 marks.

The 11 students who got third position with all getting 1055 marks are: Mohammad Hamid of the Govt Degree Science and Commerce College Malir, Suhaib Khan and Sameed Ansar of the Adamjee College, Sabahat, Uzma Shafgat, Fatima Ali, Zainab Gaf far, Shiza Aslam of the PECHS Govt College for Women, Abdul Hadi of Bahria College Karsaz, Hadia ZulfiqarofMetropolisIntermediate College for Girls and Saeed Arsalan of Comecs College.About these results, BIEK chairman Prof Saeeduddin told Dawn thatitisnotthatstrangeifyoulook at the results coming from the intermediate boards in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

`In KP, some 300 students got full 1,100 marks and they are not that far behind in Punjab either, he said.

`It shows a 100 per cent result in both those provinces, whereas in the Karachi board even our best result brings up a result of 96 per cent,` he pointed out. `It shows our teachers` justified marl(ing,` he added.

`Govt`s leniency` According to the BIEK, some 24,376 candidates were registered for the examination and 24,170 sat for the exams. Of them, 22,119 passed bringing up 91.51 per cent result.Some 3,080 students passed with an `A-l` grade and 2,123 got an `A` grade. A total of 2,825 students got `B` grade, 4,036 got `C`, 6,605 got `D` and 3,450 got an `E` grade.

The BIEK chairman also said that if one looked at Sindh, BIEK was the first to announce the intermediate results.

`We did it before Larkana and Sukkur too. We announced our Science General Group results last week and this week we announced pre-engineering result. Next week it will be pre-medical result,` he said.

He also added that the many `D` and `E` grades that one sees in their results were actually failed students. `It is the government`s leniency due to the Covid situation that has enabled these students to pass with a `D` and `E`,` he said.

Meanwhile, the second phase for the same year comprised 12 papers for improvement of division, which is yet to be announced.