The long awaited results of the 2017 General Certificate of Education Ordinary and Advanced Levels have been finally released.
The information was made public in a Communique signed by the Education boss Jean Ernest Messina Ngalle Bibehe himself.
Statistics of the performance shows that for the GCE advanced level 38000 candidates registered, 33037 candidates sat for the exams. 11670 passed with a percentage passed of 35.52%. The results witnessed a drastic drop compared to 2016 were some 46000 candidates registered and 43000 sat the exams and 29000 passed giving a percentage passed of 66.52%.
Some results have been held for malpractices. Results of candidates who sat without prior registration have been withheld in other to verify their authenticity. Candidates can get to their centers to get results.
For the technical GCE 3472 candidates registered, 2567 wrote and just 574 passed with a percentage passed of 22.36% as against 54.33% in 2016.