ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Monday announced the results of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Part-I Annual Examination, 2012 in which overall pass percentage remained 49.87 per cent.

According to the board document, a total of 45,646 regular candidates appeared in the examination and out of them 23,518 were declared successful with the percentage of 51.52. Likewise, 2,449 private and ex-candidates had appeared in the exam and of them 467 were decaled pass with the percentage of 19.07. The examination was started in April and concluded in June 2012. In Pre-Engineering group 13176 students appeared, in which there were 10211 male students and 2969 were females. Out of which 7281 students passed the examination with the passing percentage of 55.27 and 5884 were declared fail.

In Pre-Medical group 9352 students appeared, in which there were 2411 male students and 7104 female students, out of which 6127 students passed the examination with the passing percentage of 65.24 and 3258 were declared fail.

In Science group 9530 students appeared in exam, out of which 5336 male students and 4194 female students took part. Over all 4825 students passed the examination with the passing percentage of 48.53 percent and 4903 were declared fail.

As many as 9904 students appeared in Humanities group, out of which there were 2252 male students and 7652 females.

The total number of 3837 students passed the examination and 6053 were declared fail.

During exam 27 unfair-means cases were reported and all the cases have been decided. A judicious procedure was adopted to decide the cases. Personal hearing was allowed to all concerned, the statement said.

The result cards of the ex/private candidates have been sent on the addresses given by candidates in their admission forms while cards of overseas candidates have been sent to head of institutes from where they appeared.