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December 14, 2018

Union Minister for Education inspects matriculation examination

Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi inspects the examination centres in Pyinmana Township Basic Education High School No. (3).  Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi inspects the examination centres in Pyinmana Township Basic Education High School No. (3).  Photo: MNA

The 2018 matriculation examinations are being held at 1,742 examination centres, including 21 foreign and 1,721 local centres, since 7 March.
Of the 741,676 registered candidates, some 694,371 sat for the chemistry subject test yesterday, while 47,305 failed to show up. The attendance percentage for the chemistry subject test was 93.62.
Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, accompanied by Department of Myanmar Board of Examinations Director General U Myo Nyunt, Department of Basic Education Acting Director General Dr. Aung Naing Soe, deputy director generals and other officials visited the examination centres in Pyinmana Township Basic Education High School No. (3), Lewe Township Basic Education High School (Thawuthti) and Basic Education High School No. (5) Alar yesterday morning and inspected the holding of the examination there. In Nay Pyi Taw, there were 44 examination centres, where some 22,862 students registered for the examination. Of these, some 21,400 students took the chemistry examination, while 1,462 were absent. As such, 93.61 per cent of students took the examination yesterday. — Myanmar News Agency

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