KARACHI - Girl students have once again secured top positions in the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examinations 2012 Part-II (Class X) General Group (both regular and private). The result was declared by the Board of Secondary Education Karachi on Thursday.Not a single student of any government school could get any position in the results, as private schools have once again left behind all government schools and secured all top positions. Every year, private schools showed their supremacy over the public schools by securing all top positions in the examinations, which is a point of concern for the higher authorities of Sindh Education Department. BSEK Chairman Prof Saeed Siddiqui has announced the results while the former BSEK Secretary Hoor Mazhar was not present in the ceremony. Hoor Mazhar did not take the charge as BSEK Controller Examination yet as Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has recently demoted her (Hoor Mazhar) as controller examination and promoted Rafia Mallah as secretary. A ceremony was arranged in honour of position holders. BSEK Secretary Rafia Mallah, who arranged the 9th and 10th class examinations-2012 as a controller examination, was also present on the occasion. Rafia told TheNation that the board has announced the said results 42 days earlier as compared to previous years, which is a record made by the board under her controllership. She said that the said exams were conducted during April 7 to May 11, 2012 Faryal Hameed d/o Abdul Hameed of CP and Berar High School for Girls secured first position with 758 marks out of total 850. Second position was bagged by Muhammad Saad s/o Muhammad Babar Iqbal of Iqra Huffaz Boys Secondary School got second position with 751 marks; the same position (2nd) was also given to Kanza Kaiser d/o Kaiser Saleem of Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School at 751 marks. The third position was secured by Sadia Khan d/o Gohar Ali of Iqra Huffaz Girls Secondary School with 750 marks.According to statistics, a total of 21,155 candidates, including 16,020 girls and 5,135 boys were registered out of which 20,903 appeared in the examination. Around 370 students passed in A-one grade, 1951 in A grade, 4171 in B grade, 5346 in C grade, 2777 in D grade and 170 passed in E grade. A total of 14,785 candidates declared to be passed with 70.73 pass percentage. As per the comparative study, out of total 370 A-one grades girls fetched 332, boys obtained only 38 grades; girls secured 1568 A grades and boys 383; girls gain 3103 B grades, boys 1068; girls procured 3963 C grades, boys 1383; girls acquired 1909 D grades, boys 875; girls got 87 E grades and boys 83. Similarly, in the private examinations, a total of 6819 applicants, including 1822 girls and 4997 boys were registered in the examination, out of which 6495 appeared. Only 18 students passed in A-one grade, 360 in A grade, 1323 in B grade, 1490 in C grade, 717 in D grade and 50 passed in E grade. In this manner a total of 4222 students declared to be passed with 65 pass percentage. Out of total 18 A-one grades girls fetched nine and boys also obtained nine; girls secured 110 A grades and boys 250; girls gain 323 B grades and boys 1000; girls procured 371 C grades and boys 1119; girls acquired 165 D grades and boys 552; girls got 16 E grades and boys 34.TOPPERS DENOUNCE LOADSHEDDING: The position holders of the examination have denounced the role of KESC in failing to curb loadshedding in the city that causes immense educational loss to students during examinations. Talking to journalists at the ceremony, position-holders Faryal Hameed, Muhammad Saad, Kanza Kaiser, Sadia Khan said that the vital role of the parents and teachers in these achievements cannot be ignored at all. “The long unprecedented period of loadshedding on daily basis was really a big problem for us while doing preparation for the examination,” they added.