Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)
The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) has announced the annual examination results for Secondary (SSC) and Higher Secondary School (HSSC) qualifications.
This year, 95 high performing students made it to the list of AKU-EB High Achievers in different categories, with girls taking the lead in AKU-EB results showing 65% high achievers reflecting the Board’s commitment to fostering academic excellence across its affiliated schools.
AKU-EB announced one national level position for SSC and HSSC qualifications each, and top three provincial level overall and groupwise positions for both SSC and HSSC. These exemplify the Board’s dedication to promote quality education across its diverse schools in Pakistan.
Rameesha Ahmad from Sindh (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi) achieved national level overall first position in HSSC and Urwah Ahmad from Punjab (Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar) achieved national level overall first position in SSC.
“The success of each student today is attached to AKU-EB’s emphasis on conceptual learning and understanding. Students know that they are not going to be assessed based on rote learning but complete understanding of concepts, ability to think out-of-the-box, creativity and problem-solving skills and so on…Today, as I prepare for the MDCAT examinations, I can confidently say that the AKU-EB pattern of learning has been my biggest strength in the preparation. The Board has prepared me well to achieve my aspirations and I am grateful,” said Rameesha Ahmad.
Urwa Ahmad, excited to hear the news said, “The AKU-EB remains unique. The well-structured study materials, practice papers, and sample questions provided by AKU-EB were invaluable resources that greatly aided my preparation for the annual examinations. AKU-EB not only prepares students for exams but also establishes itself as a top choice for in-depth quality education, paving the way for lifetime success.”
The Board also announced its HSSC first positions at the provincial level. First provincial level overall positions were awarded to Amtul Hafiz Maheen Tariq from Punjab (Nusrat Jehan College, Chenab Nagar); Rameesha Ahmad from Sindh (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karimabad); Sheeda Ali from Gilgit Baltistan (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gahkuch); and Hayat Younus from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Chitral).
At the SSC level, first provincial level overall positions were awarded to Lubna Jeswani from Sindh (H.H. Prince Aga Khan Secondary School Amynabad); Urwah Ahmad from Punjab (Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar); Durr E Sameen from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, Chitral) and Arshila Murad from Gilgit Baltistan (Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza).
The Board proudly acknowledges its affiliated schools and students for their hard work, effort, and dedication.
Dr Shehzad Jeeva, CEO of AKU Examination Board notes, “The very purpose of education is to have learners access knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to develop their full potential as lifelong learners. This is where our role as educators comes into action – to be able to foresee the new demands of quality education and innovate different approaches in our teaching, learning and assessment methodologies. I am proud that AKU-EB assessment reflects the true ability of the student who is seen as a lifelong learner.”
Dr Hina, the Principal of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi states that “This achievement is a testament to the talent and hard work of our students, and the commitment by our teachers to think out of the box and innovate – values which are at the heart of the Aga Khan University Examination Board. The robust foundation provided to our students allows them to excel not just in board examinations but also in securing admissions to top colleges and universities.”
Ms Rashida Sohaib, the Principal of Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar states that “With the unique learning pattern of AKU-EB, our students are able to graduate from school being confident young individuals having sound education and knowledge. AKU-EB has played a unique and powerful role in improving teaching and learning at middle and secondary schools across Pakistan, through an innovative mix of standardised testing, teacher training and syllabi development. We are honoured to be affiliated with the AKU Examination Board. It is an unbiased and reliable education system of our country.”
According to the annual Aga Khan University Examination Board University Destination Survey, 90% of AKU-EB HSSC graduating students gain admissions into various national and international universities. At the national level, half of AKU-EB HSSC graduating students gain admission into the top 50 universities in Pakistan, including Aga Khan University, Lahore School of Management Sciences (LUMS), Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dow University of Health Sciences (DOW), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), NED University of Engineering & Technology, Habib University, among others.
The Aga Khan University Examination Board remains committed to its mission – to provide access to quality education across the country and to work with its affiliated schools to nurture young minds to achieve greatness in the years to come.
Annual Examinations High Achievers at the provincial level overall positions (HSSC)
1st SHEEDA ALI Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Gahkuch, Ghizer
2nd SYED KAMIL BABAR Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Gahkuch, Ghizer
3rd MADIHA BIBI Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Gahkuch, Ghizer
1st HAYAT YOUNUS Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Chitral
2nd ZUBIDA SHARIF Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, Chitral
3rd MEHWISH ARA Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, Chitral
1st AMTUL HAFEEZ MAHEEN TARIQ Nusrat Jahan College, Chenab Nagar
2nd ATTA UL HALEEM BAJWAH Nusrat Jehan Academy Inter College, Chenab Nagar
3rd AMTUL KARIM KHWAJA Nusrat Jahan College, Chenab Nagar
1st RAMEESHA AHMAD Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi
2nd AMNA MUHAMMAD HUSSAIN Habib Girls’ School, Karachi
3rd AYESHA AMJAD ALI Habib Girls’ School, Karachi
Provincial Level Overall Positions (SSC)
1st LUBNA JESWANI H.H.Prince Aga Khan Secondary School Amynabad
2nd KIRAN SALEEM Korangi Academy, Karachi
3rd MUHAMMAD SAJEEL ABID IBA Community College, Khairpur
1st URWAH AHMAD Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar
2nd SHOMAILA ANWAR Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar
3rd HUMDA RAHAT Nusrat Jehan Academy Girls High School, Chenab Nagar
1st DURR E SAMEEN Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, Chitral
2nd TOUHEED UR REHMAN RAMZANI Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Chitral
3rd WASILA NISHAT Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, Chitral
1st ARSHILA MURAD Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza
2nd SEEMAB NAYAB Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Gahkuch, Ghizer
3rd HASNAT QAYUM Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Gahkuch, Ghizer