Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) is Pakistan’s popular qualification for 16 to 18 years old. It is recognized by leading universities and employers not only in Pakistan but also in abroad. This qualification is renowned for developing vital educational skills, including recall of known, oral skills, problem solving, initiative, team work and investigative skills. It is tried, tested and trusted by schools, colleges & universities worldwide. The Higher Secondary School Certificate, also known as HSSC, is a public examination taken by students of Intermediate college Junior college in Pakistan, after finishing Matriculation in grade IX and X, the students 17 to 19 years in grade XI and XII take the Higher Secondary examination. The Higher Secondary Certificate is subdivided in Science and non-Science programs. The students concentrating in Science programs are awarded Faculty in Science (F.Sc.) in which the students choose their Pre-Engineering, Pre-medical and Computer Science (referred as Science General) Programs. For students who want to pursue their career in Social Sciences and Humanities HSSC provides Faculty in Arts (FA) which is a holistic approach of all the contemporary social sciences subjects.
Curriculum and Syllabus:
HSSC curriculum offers variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities, along with the ways that can help them to refine their abilities and skills. The syllabus is set by Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) which is an international board of education in Pakistan. Subjects offered are rigorously taught by seasoned and experienced faculty, with extensive training on the program. The course differs for each subject, but there will be a mix of assessment methods, which may include coursework, practical exercises, oral and listening tests, projects and written examinations.
It has been contributing greatly to our student’s success in these aspects. Students have marked their excellence by getting placements & scholarships across the globe especially in top ranking Pakistani Universities like NUST, GIKI, Agha Khan Medical College, RMC, UET, IBA, SZABIST and LUMS.
Scholarships & Awards:
This year students have received scholarships of around US $ 40 Million from top US & North American, Canadian, Australian, UK & top ranking Pakistani universities. Thus it is the best quality education that can provide opportunities to your child in view of his/her futuristic needs of the twenty first century.
HSSC at Roots
Roots College International offers HSSC qualification with Pre Engineering, Pre medical, General Science and Commerce & Humanities .The curriculum usually includes a combination of seven courses including elective and compulsory subjects. . The major subjects which are taken in Faculty in Science (F.Sc) are Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics English and Computer Science while others are awarded Faculty in Arts (F.A.) certificate. The Students concentrating on business subjects are awarded Intermediate in Commerce (I.Com). The Higher Secondary Schools are Junior colleges or Intermediate colleges in Pakistan.
**Pakistan Studies is taught in HSSC Part II
|GROUP 1 Pre Engineering – I||GROUP 2 Pre Medical – I|
|GROUP 1||GROUP 2|
|1||Principles of Accounting||1||Principles of Accounting|
|2||Principles of Economics||2||Commercial Geography|
|3||Principles of Commerce||3||Computer Studies/ Banking|
|4||Business Maths||4||Business Statistics|