Punjab University BA BSc Result 2012 – Tandoor worker Mohsin tops
Lahore (August 11, 2012) – Girls outshone boys in the Punjab University’s BA/BSc Annual Examinations 2012 as except first position in BA the rest of the positions both in BA and BSc have been clinched by female students.
Also, almost all of the high achievers are either students of private colleges or they had appeared in the exams as private candidates. The results were announced by the Punjab University (PU) on Saturday according to which overall pass percentage remained at 39.85 per cent.
Muhammad Muhsen Ali (Roll No 035147), a private candidate from Hafizabad district, was the overall topper who secured 688 marks out of 800 in BA and with these marks he is also believed to break all previous records in BA exams of the Punjab University. The second position in BA exam was bagged by another private candidate of Shahdara, Lahore, Kanwal Latif (Roll No 063721) who secured 668 marks while the third position was shared by two private candidates Muqaddas Shehbaz (Roll No 033882) of Hafizabad district and Maria Anam (Roll No 027471) of Gujranwala by securing 661 marks, respectively.
In BSc, Punjab College of Science, Ferozepur Road, Lahore’s Sania Riaz (Roll No 075419) secured 686 marks and was declared first, Government Queen Mary College Lahore’s Sundus Shahzadi (Roll No 062499) bagged second position with 658 marks and Punjab College for Women, Civil Lines, Gujranwala’s Suneela (Roll No 025685) stood third with 655 marks. It is pertinent to mention here that Muhammad Muhsen Ali who secured overall first position comes from a financially poor background.
Talking to reporters, Muhsin said he used to work at a ‘tandoor’ to support his family, adding that his brothers also supported him financially in his studies. Muhsin said he wanted to do MA English from the Punjab University. He also appealed to the Punjab government to support him for his future academic activities. The Punjab University on Saturday also organised a ceremony in honour of the high achievers in which cash prizes and certificates were distributed among them. The first position holders in BA and BSc were awarded Rs100,000 each and certificates while the second and third position holders were awarded Rs75,000 and Rs65,000 and certificates, respectively.
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran was the chief guest at the ceremony while the high achievers, their parents and a number of PU officials were also present.