THE matriculation exam results for the 2015-2016 academic year were released nationwide yesterday.
Mon State topped the nationwide passing rate with 39.37 per cent, followed by Mandalay Region with 35.50 per cent and Yangon Region with 33.21 per cent. Over 600,000 students sat the exam nationwide for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The passing rate of Regions and States across the country is 29.29% . This represents a drop of 8.31% compared with the last academic year which reached 37.6%.
Out of 19 students from the Insein Correctional Department who sat for the exam last April, 11 passed and two passed with a single distinction each.
Of the 636,237 students who took part in the exams at official centres in the country’s regions and states as well as foreign examination centres in March, 190,388, or 29.92 per cent, passed.
According to statistics, the number of students who passed with distinctions was 47,024. Of them, the number of students who received six distinctions was 893 while 29,258 students received distinction in one subject, 7,293 distinctions in two subjects, 4,650 distinctions in three subjects, 3,116 distinctions in four subjects and 1,814 received distinctions in five subjects.
Than Oo (Lay Myat Hnar)