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Friday, 04 April 2014 - 19:24
9,444 students fail all 9 subjects at O/L's; 5,737 get A passes for all subjects : Video
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Education Minister Bandula Gunawardana said that 9 thousand 444 students have failed all nine subjects in the GCE O/Level examination last year.

Addressing a media conference convened by the Education Minister with regard to the results of the 2013 GCE O/Level Examination, the Minister said that 5 thousand 737 students have obtained ‘A’ grade passes for all nine subjects last year.

The Minister also said that 57.23%  of candidates have passed Mathematics while 67.53% have passed Science.

At the same time, 48.86% have passed English as a subject.

However the Examination Department stated that there is 2% increase in the number of applicants who passed the GCE O/Level last year against the percentage of year 2012.

In 2012, 64.74% applicants passed their examination while in 2013, 66.67% candidates passed their O/level examination.


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