Girls dominated top positions in all four streams as 52 percent out of 69969 students passed 12th class examinations, the results of which were declared by the J&K Board of School Education on Saturday.
In the science stream, Wafeeqah daughter of Qazi Gulzar Ahmad of govt. Girls hr.sec school, Amira Kadal scored the first position with 98.6% by getting 493 marks.
Yusra Shabir daughter of Shabir Ahmad Raina of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Kanir Chadoora and Yusra Shabir daughter of Shabir Ahmad Raina shared second position with 491 marks (98.2%) while Iqra Khan daughter of Dr Faheemullah Khan (Govt.Girls Hr.Sec.School, Kothibagh) and Sana Sangeen daughter of Manzoor Ahmad Sangeen (Govt.Girls Hr.Sec.School, Soura, Sgr) got the third position with 490 marks (90%).
Displaying extraordinary performance in Arts stream, the students of government-run educational institutions have walked away with the first 5 positions scoring between 98.6% and 98% marks.
Hadia Noor of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh has topped the merit list in Arts with 493 out of 500 marks, Tanzeela Hassan of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh has scored 492/500, TowseefShafi of Government Higher Secondary School, Srigufwara, Anantnag has scored 491/500, ZairaShafi of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh has scored 491/500 and Irtiza Jan of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Amira Kadal has scored 490/500.
In the Commerce stream, students of government-run schools have bagged the 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 7th rank scoring between 97.6% and 96.2% marks.
Zakia Bint Zia daughter of Peer Zia Ud Din Baba of Green Valley Hss Ellahi Bagh, Srinagar scored the first position by scoring 489 marks (97.8%)
Bisma Jan of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Zadibal has scored 488/500, Alia Ali of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Anantnag has scored 486/500, Sheikh Faizan Farooq of SP Higher Secondary School, MA Road, Srinagar has scored 482/500 and Abeena Zahoor of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Nawakadal has scored 481/500.
In Home Science, Fariah Farooq Shah daughter of Mohammad Farooq Shah of Govt. Girls Hr.Sec.School, Kothibagh topped with 456 marks (91.2%) while Ishrat Jan daughter of Abdul Qayoom of Govt. Girls Hr.Sec.School, Pulwama scored 451 marks to get the second position while Bisma Jan daughter of Manzoor Ahmad Wani bagged the third position by scoring 446 marks (89.2%).
Meanwhile, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Secretary School Education, A K Sahu and Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo while felicitating the students of government schools for their extraordinary performance have hailed the teachers for their earnest efforts in impressively improving the standards of education in the government institutions.