KOHAT: Boys outshone girls in the higher secondary school certificate annual examinations securing the top three positions.

The results were announced on Friday, with Junaid Imran of Kohat Cadet College secured 1014 out of 1100 marks. Similarly, Danish Sattar and Saifullah of the same college secured second and third position by securing 1007 and 1004 marks respectively.

Commissioner Kohat Division Khalid Ilyas distributed medals among the toppers. Overall pass percentage remained 88 percent. Besides, Aina Hayat of Government Girls High School Lachi Kohat secured top position in Arts group with 877 marks, followed by Hansa Imtiaz with 866 marks stood second.

A total of 19017 students appeared in Higher Secondary School Certificate part-II examination of which 16079 were declared successful with pass percentage remained as 84 percent. Similarly, 22000 students appeared in HSCC part-I examination of which 17488 students were declared successful.