Class of 2016: 37% qualify for university admission

11 January 2017 |

The Ministry of Education this morning officially announced that 7 772 full-time candidates who sat for the Grade 12 ordinary examination in 2016 have qualified for university and other tertiary institutions' admission this year. This also translates a pass rate of 36.8%, which is a slight increase from the 30% recorded in 2015. In 2015, 6 056 learners qualified for university admission, while in 2014, 7 536 (38.9%) qualified for admission. The normal minimum requirements to universities include a D in English at ordinary level or a 4 grade in English at Higher Level with 25 points.

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