Mandalay Region basic education schools announced exam results for students from KG to ninth standard on 18 April, with a 77.24 percent pass rate for fourth standard students in the 2014-15 academic year.
Of the 102,586 students to sit fourth standard examinations across Mandalay region, 79,237 passed, while in Mandalay District, 18,689 of 23,493 fourth standard students passed, marking a 79.55 percent pass rate.
“Examination systems were changed for fourth and eighth standard students in the 2014-15 academic year,” a Mandalay Region education official said. “Education officials at district levels were empowered to examine the fourth standard students while the region and state officials were authorized to question the eighth standard students.
“The education departments announced the list of those who need to sit the supplementary exam for respective subjects.”
From 22 to 29 April, teachers started instructing students who will sit the supplementary examination for fourth and eighth standard. From 14 to 16 May, those students must sit exams for subjects they failed.
Aung Ye Thwin