RAWALPINDI    -    Girls outshined boys by clinching all three top positions in Secondary School Certifi­cate (SSC) examination 2022, according to results announced by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Rawalpindi (BIS­ER) here on Wednesday. 

The results were announced during a cer­emony held at Conference Room of BISER.

Secretary BISER Dr Samina Saleem, Audit Officer Raja Tariq Mehmood, System Analyst Afzal Bhatt, all the branch officers and offi­cials attended the ceremony.

According to Controller Prof Nasir Mehm­ood Awan, the overall passing percentage remained 71.73 percent. Total 116,824 can­didates appeared in the examination includ­ing 60,321 boys and 56,503 girls. Regular school candidates were 99,875. As many as 83,786 candidates remained successful in examinations while 32,871 declared fail by the board authorities. Girls passing per­centage was better than the boys as 80.46 percent girls passed the examination while 63.55 percent boys passed. A total of 1,111 candidates were absent from the examina­tion. Mostly toppers belonged to Rawalpin­di, Chakwal and Jhelum districts.

The private schools students performed better in the annual examination as com­pared to government schools