Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore announced the result of Annual Examination of class 9 on Monday as only 43.27 percent of students were able to pass the exam.
A total of 260,325 candidates appeared in the examination, out of which 112,644 students were declared successful in the annual Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-I exam.
The total pass percentage was 43.27 percent. Whereas 138,449 female candidates appeared in the exam, and 70,323 passed with a passing percentage of 50.78. A total of 121,828 male students appeared, and only 42,321 passed the exam with a passing rate of 34.74.
In the Science group, the result was 46.84 percent. Girls performed better in the Science group with a pass percentage of 54.57 percent while only 39.09 percent boys could pass the exam.
In the Arts group, the total pass percentage was only 31.24. percent with 40.75 percent girls and 14.09 percent boys passing the exam.