LAHORE - The Federal Government Secondary School Certificate (SSC) annual examination 2010 result is likely to be announced shortly. This year too the federal board is aspirant that the federal government schools affiliated to it would get overall 90 to 100 per cent distinctions. Its results are surprisingly high than any education Board in the country. In the Matric result 2009, as many as 40 students secured A+ in the Lahore region schools. Out of the 669 who appeared in the examination, 637 passed showing a pass percentage of 95.2 per cent. The federal board is a vast network of educational institutions up to the secondary school level spreading throughout the country, particularly in the cantonment areas of various districts. It is controlled by the GHQ and federal ministry of education. Majority of the students belong to the Army establishments and ex-servicemen for whom it has proved a blessing viz a viz quality education at affordable tuition fee structure. The teachers, majority of them females, are known as Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT) having BEd and MEd degrees. There are three tiers of teachers, the regular, the contractual and the daily wagers working on monthly honorarium. The minimum qualification for a teacher is though BA but highly qualified persons are also engaged. The secret behind the excellent result is autonomy to the principals/administrators and regional officers who are serving military men of senior ranks empowered to recruit teachers and make spending on vital expenditures. There is no shortage of teachers while student/teacher ratio is excellent. If the regular and contractual teachers are not available, the teachers are engaged on daily wages and honorarium. The classrooms instructions are closely monitored and absenteeism of teachers and students is effectively checked. The transfer and posting of teachers is carried on the recommendations of the regional officers by the GHQ. There are 11 regions in the country and a total of 25 institutions majority in Lahore region, of them 11 high school, eight primary and five middle schools are housed in 17 buildings. The classes are run in the morning and evening upto 6 pm.