Pakistani student win A-level in Cambridge Exam for English
Aqsa Khan studying at Pakistan Embassy College Beijing on 12th grade, gained highest mark in China for Cambridge International AS Level English Language in the June Cambridge examinations, which is seen in part a reflection of the education quality of Pakistan in English. The General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced (A) Levels of the University of Cambridge, is the “gold standard” of Cambridge International Examinations qualifications, and is taken throughout the world. Good “A” Level grades can be a key to admission for all the world’s major anglophone universities. Aqsa Khan, quiet and confident in gesture with a masterpiece by Dante at her hand, expressed her devotion to English Literature and the pleasure this subject has brought to her. She said, “One must focus on and be dedicated to the thing she chose to do. That I think is my secret to attaining A level in the exam.” Aqsa also shared that she would like to be a journalist in the future with English as an important tool to assist her to explore the broad world. “As daughter of the Press Counselor at Embassy of Pakistan, the most important thing I learn from my mother, Hina Firdous, is patience. I think journalism is hard, but I will give it a try like what my mother has done.” Aqsa said. According to the data issued by the Ministry of IT & Telecommunication, in 2018, Pakistan has more than 300,000 English-speaking professionals with expertise in current and emerging IT products and technologies, 20,000 IT graduates and engineers every year, and over 2000 IT companies and incubation centers.