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Zimsec releases 'A' Level results

by Staff Reporter
14 Jan 2017 at 03:05hrs | Views
More than 40 000 Advanced Levels student who wrote their examinations last year can start collecting results from Monday.

 Primary and Secondary Education Minister  Lazarus Dokora  said 41 549 candidates  sat for the November 2016 A-Level examination  compared to 41 653 candidates in November 2015.

This gives a percentage of 93.3 percent, while in 2016, the number of candidates who obtained Grade E or better in one or more subjects was 38 924. This translates to a 93,7 percent pass rate.

According to reports by the state controlled Herald, 33 139 school candidates wrote two or more subjects in 2016, which is an increase of 1,8 percent from the 32 550 who wrote in 2015.
The 2016 school candidates registered 88.7 percent pass rate more than 87.6 percent recorded in 2015.

A total number of 7 337 private candidates wrote two or more subjects in 2016, a decrease of 7.8 percent from the 7 962 who wrote in 2015.

The pass rate for 2016 private candidates registered at 63.9 percent more than the 63.7 percent recorded in 2015.

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Source - Herald