ISLAMABAD - The overall pass percentage of the candidates, who appeared in SSC (Composite) Annual Examination 2008, remained 69.40 announced by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Monday. According to an official statement, total 57,171 regular, private and ex- students had appeared in the examination throughout the country, including federal government educational institutions running all over the world, of whom 39,624 were declared successful. As many as 39,826 regular students had appeared in the final matriculation examination out of whom 32,413 were remained successful with a percentage of 81.52 whereas the pass percentage of private and ex-students that was 41. 61 remained low. Muhammad Athar Azeem from F.G. Boys Model School I-10/2, Islamabad, secured first position with 806 marks. The second position was shared by Ahmad Mubashir from Garison Boys High School Tufail Road, Lahore Cantt, and Fatima Syed of Army Public School for Girls 52 Tufail Road, Lahore Cantt, securing 799 marks. And Majid Mushtaq of Ali Trust School and College Lehtrar Road, Khanna (F.A) Islamabad, got third position with 798 marks. In Humanities Group, Nida Amjad of F.G. Sawar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed (N/H) Girls High School Multan Cantt clinched first position with 715 marks followed by Hafiz Muhammad Saad Ullah of Institute of Islamic Sciences Satra Meel (F.A) Islamabad with 707 marks, while the third position was shared by two students Hafiz Sami Ullah Daud from Institute of Islamic Sciences Satara Meel (F.A) Islamabad and S.Hina Hussain from Islamabad Model College for Girls F-7/4, Islamabad, with 705 marks. Out of total candidates 44,268 with a percentage of 77.43 were science students while 12,903 with a percentage of 22.57 were from Humanities who appeared in examination. Girl students have outshone boys in the examination with 77.03 pass percentage whereas boys remained behind with 63.22 pass percentage. The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) supplementary Examination, 2008 shall commence from September16. Last date for receipt of admission forms along with admission fee in the board's office is July 29, no admission form will be entertained after August 5, the statement said.  Those candidates who have failed in more than two subjects have been shown as 'Fail' in the gazette and are required to appear in all the subjects as fresh candidates in annual examination under the scheme/syllabi prescribed for the year in which they appear. Those failing in one or two subjects have been placed under compartment and are required to clear these papers in two allowed chances in the next subsequent examinations, supplementary and Annual Examination 2009.