| Danial Norjidi |
THE Ministry of Education (MoE) through the Examinations Department released the results for the Brunei-Cambridge GCE ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Level examinations for October/November 2018 yesterday.
According to a press release from the MoE, out of 1,713 candidates who sat for the ‘A’ Level examination, 1,608 candidates or 93.87 per cent have attained at least one ‘A’ Level, an increase of 0.65 per cent from last year’s results.
Overall, 85.99 per cent of candidates have obtained at least two ‘A’ Levels, an increase of 3.86 per cent from 2017 whereby 91.32 per cent are school candidates, an increase of 4.01 per cent.
A total of 1,201 candidates or 70.11 per cent have achieved at least three ‘A’ Levels, an improvement of 5.21 per cent, of which 75.55 per cent are school candidates, an increase of 5.49 per cent from last year’s results.
Overall, 191 candidates or 11.15 per cent have successfully attained an ‘A’ in two to four subjects. This has shown an increase of 1.74 per cent from 2017.
It was also shared that overall 15 subjects have shown an increase between 0.01 per cent to 43.07 per cent from 2017. The subjects are: Hafaz Al-Quran, Syariah, Bahasa Melayu, Travel and Tourism, History, Thinking Skills, Business, Information Technology, Literature in English, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Accounting, Economics and Mathematics.
Meanwhile, three subjects have remained the same from last year at 100 per cent, namely: Further Mathematics, Physical Education and Design and Technology.
The press release also goes on to note that out of 1,199 candidates who have sat for the ‘AS’ level examination, 1,129 candidates or 94.16 per cent have attained at least one ‘AS’ level, while 765 of the candidates or 63.80 per cent have attained an ‘AS’ level grade in at least two subjects.
Overall, 88 candidates or 7.42 per cent have attained an ‘A’ in at least two ‘AS’ Level subjects.
Students who have sat for the examinations in October/November 2018 may obtain their result slips from their respective schools while private candidates may do so from the Examinations Department, MoE during office hours.
The press release added that candidates who wish to improve their results may register for the Brunei-Cambridge ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Level examinations for the May/June 2019 session until Thursday, February 14. School candidates are advised to follow registration deadline from their respective schools.
More information about the May/June 2019 examination registration can be found by visiting www.moe.gov.bn or Examinations Department, MoE during office hours.