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Afzal Guru's son passes Class XII with distinction, wants to pursue medicine

12 January 2018

Galib Afzal Guru, son of Afzal Guru, has passed with distinction the Class XII exam of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, results of which were declared on Thursday morning.

Both Galib Guru and Naveed Aalam, who took the exam in science stream, have secured distinction marks in the exam conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Examination (JKBOSE).

Ghalib has secured 441 marks out of 500 marks.

Around 55,163 students had appeared for the Class 12 examination. He scored 94 in Environmental Science, 89 in Chemistry, 87 in Physics, 85 in Biology and 86 in General English. While the overall pass percentage stood at 61.44, more girls (64.31 per cent) passed the examination compared to boys (58.92 per cent), they said. "I am happy to know about Ghalib doing so well", said the Mirwaiz. "For me, it was a moment of happiness when I saw a smile on the face of my mother after a long time".

Afzal Guru's son scores high in class XII exam
Afzal Guru's son passes Class XII with distinction, wants to pursue medicine

He had also secured distinction in class 10th examination as well.

On his future plans, he said he is preparing for medical entrance examination. "My father always wanted me to be a doctor, rather a heart specialist and I will try my level best to fulfill his dream".

In 2016, Galib said he is interested in pursuing medicine as a career. "Rise and shine!" Sarah Hayat, additional spokesperson of National Conference tweeted. Proud of Ghalib Guru, son of Shaheed Afzal Guru, for bagging 441 marks. Ghalib has definitely proven "When the going gets tough, the tough get going".

Meanwhile, slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani's younger brother Mohammad Naveed also passed 12th class examination today.

Afzal Guru's son passes Class XII with distinction, wants to pursue medicine