The wait is finally over. Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) has announced the Intermediate results of 2017 and some interesting statistics have come to light.
The Intermediate examinations are an important stepping stone for Pakistani students. Those who get top grades in these exams are then poised for positions at Pakistan’s top medical and engineering universities. Hence, these exams are of utmost importance. Every year millions of students get enrolled in colleges that offer intermediate courses and struggle to achieve good results. Some students just want to score reasonable grades, others become satisfied with passing marks, but it’s the top students who want to be labeled as ‘High Achievers’.
The passing percentage 69.82% among girls was higher than that of the boys at 54.07%. But interestingly, boys beat out girls for all the top 3 positions.
This year, it is speculated that over 1.5 million students appeared for the Intermediate examinations in Punjab, Federal Capital, and Azad Kashmir region. Talking about Lahore only, over 155,000 students appeared in the exams out of which, 62.48% passed. Moreover, the passing percentage 69.82% among girls was higher than that of boys at 54.07%. But interestingly, boys beat out girls in all 3 top positions.
In the past, students prepared for the exams all by themselves but in recent years, Intermediate Colleges have taken up the task to thoroughly prepare their students for the turmoil of Board examinations. Punjab Group of Colleges (PGC), a prominent name in the local academic scene, achieved 148 top positions in All Intermediate Boards Result ’17. Also, PGC students clinched 6 overall top positions, out of which, 3 overall top positions are from BISE Lahore ’17. Punjab Group of Colleges faced tough competition from Government College, Kinnaird College, and Lahore College as the matriculation admission merits of these renowned colleges was extremely high.
To put things in perspective, here is how different colleges fared in Lahore Board.
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Among all the top notch educational institutes, students of the largest educational network “Punjab Group of Colleges” (PGC) have performed exceptionally well. For the past 11 years, PGC has seen an exponential growth in the number of their students who top the various Intermediate boards. In 2016, they secured 142 positions across Pakistan.Caption – Top positions in Lahore Board.
This year Punjab Group of Colleges has obtained 148 top positions in different Intermediate Boards across Pakistan.
Here is a breakdown of Punjab Group of College positions in different boards.
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The results depict that Punjab Group of Colleges has been actively providing ideal education to the youth. PGC has the highest number of students in the best educational and professional institutes of Pakistan. Having passed the Intermediate exams now, these students should look to apply in Pakistan’s top universities for studying subjects like Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering because these are the most in-demand fields presently.
Over the years, Punjab Group of Colleges’ alumni has developed a strong supporting network in the industry. They have secured jobs in leading positions at top notch organizations and launched successful business ventures to fuel the economy of our country. With more than 70% population of Pakistan, comprising of young people, it has become important to harness the potential of youth and provide them with opportunities that can not only help them excel but also take Pakistan out from the shackles of poverty, joblessness, and inequality.
In the recent news of PGC securing top positions in Intermediate Boards across Pakistan, the College stressed the importance of diversity in education and stated that their students have gone on to enroll in top Medical, Engineering and Computer Science courses in Pakistan.
We are living in the world where people who aren’t adopting technology are being passed over by more competitive people. Pakistan’s IT industry, despite being so young, is developing by leaps and bounds. Just last month, it was reported by the PSEB that the IT industry exports had hit an all-time high by crossing $2 billion. And our companies need competent individuals to fill up empty places in their offices so that they can contribute to strengthening Pakistan’s economy.
If you’re appearing in Intermediate Exams next year, use the ‘EL by PGC’ App by Punjab Group of Colleges for your effective exam preparation.
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