5th, 8th grade exams Top positions go to private schools
Chakwal: Students of private schools grabbed the top positions in the district as the Punjab Examination Commission announced the results of the primary and middle standard exams on Thursday.
Only one top position – third – in the middle standard exams was secured by a student of a government school in Chakwal.
Disappointingly, only 31 per cent of the candidates passed their fifth grade exams. However, 56.72 per cent of the candidates passed their eighth grade exams.
Out of the 26,038 students appearing in the primary exams in the district, 8,072 were declared successful.
Mohammad Waqas Anwar of New Misali Public Secondary School, Talagang, got first position in the primary exams by securing 526 marks.
Anam Anwar Malik of Fauji Foundation Model School, Buchal Khurd, stood second with 515 marks while Mohammad Aslam of Fauji Foundation Model School (Boys), Arrar, stood third by securing 509 marks.
New Misali Public Secondary School, Talagang, clinched the three top positions in the middle exams. The school’s students, Ali Zainul Abideen, Khalilur Rahman and Arsalan Hussain respectively got 733, 713 and 710 marks. The second and third positions were also shared by Anam Fatima of District Public School and Hamnah Zahra of Government Higher Secondary School No 1, Chakwal.