September 20, 2017

Matriculation examination results released

A moment of joy or sadness for parents and students.

Mon State won the highest pass rate in all states and regions for the 2017 matriculation examination at 41.12 per cent meaning that of the 22,618 candidates, 9,301 passed. It won the highest pass rate for two years in a row.
Nay Pyi Taw Council area saw 34.68 per cent pass rate or 6,710 of the 19,348 students passed in the 2017 matriculation examination, exceeding the previous year’s pass rate of 29.86 per cent.
Thirty-five students passed with six distinctions, 42 with five distinctions, 82 with four distinctions, 100 with three distinctions, 167 with two distinctions and 877 with one distinction.
Mandalay Region stood second with 40.22 per cent as 99, 845 students sat for the matriculation examination and 40,154 passed it.
Magway Region where 26,700 students passed the examination was third with 37.97 per cent pass rate. A total of 70,291 sat for it. Mon State won the highest pass rate for five consecutive years before dropping to second place in 2015.
Maungtaw township in the north of Rakhine State saw one of its students won five distinctions in the 2017 matriculation examination. Of the 1422 students sat for the examination, 142 passed it. So the pass rate was 9.99 per cent.
In Buthitaung, another northern township in Rakhine State, of the 3,054 candidates, 341 passed, indicating an 11.17 per cent rate.

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