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Girl sets record by obtaining full marks in matric exams

Qandeel secured 1,100 marks in her matric examinations. Source: 24News.

MARDAN: A girl set a new record in Pakistan’s history by obtaining full marks in her matriculation examinations in Mardan.

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mardan has announced the result for SSC examination. A science student of Model High School Nowshera secured 1,100 marks out of 1,100 in her examinations

According to reports, Qandeel, daughter of Sohail Ahmed, topped the exams and managed to obtain full marks. The girl’s father has passed away while her mother is serving as a government school teacher. She is considered the only female student throughout Pakistan who had made the record by securing full marks.

Speaking at the prize distribution ceremony, Qandeel says he wants to become a doctor to treat the cancer patients as her father died from the disease. Mardan board chairman also announced a fee waiver to acknowledge her achievement, adding that they are proud of her.

Fourteen students of the science group shared the second position with 1,098 marks whereas 58 students got the third position with only four marks less in total.

Fiza Majeed topped the inter exam with 1088 marks and Muhammad Mudassar Khan got the second position with 1086 marks, while Khadija Alamzeb succeeded to get the third position.

Around 70,532 students appeared in the examinations, out of which 68,854 were declared successful. 42,851 out of 44,415 students who sat in the Intermediate Part II examination were declared successful. The passing percentage was recorded as 97.82 percent in the Matric exam whereas 96.48 percent passed the Intermediate exam.