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‘O’ Level results show improvement

Izah Azahari

A total of 1, 621 or 27.54 per cent candidates obtained at least eight ‘O’ Levels and above, whereas 3,324 or 56.48 per cent of candidates obtained at least five ‘O’ Levels and above.
Some 3,928 or 66.75 per cent candidates obtained at least four ‘O’ levels and above.

This was announced yesterday by the Ministry of Education (MoE) through the Department of Examination on the Brunei-Cambridge (BC) GCE ‘O’ Level and International General Certificates of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Examination for October/November 2021 results, following the adoption of an alternative means of assessing students’ performance through the use of School Assessed Grades (SAG).

In the MoE statement, a total of 1,159 or 22.86 per cent of the 5,071 government school candidates obtained at least eight ‘O’ levels, while 2,635 or 51.96 per cent obtained at least five ‘O’ levels.

Meanwhile, 599 or 10.18 per cent obtained Grade A in five to 14 subjects, 67 or 1.14 per cent of candidates showed excellent results with the achievement of Aggregate 6, Grade A* in six to 13 subjects, in addition to 142 candidates or 2.41 per cent obtaining Grade A in eight to 14 subjects, of which 49 were government school candidates.

A total of 96 or 1.63 per cent of candidates obtained Grade A in seven subjects, 132 or 2.24 per cent in six subjects and 229 or 3.89 per cent in five subjects.

A total of 39 out of 49 schools comprising 30 government schools and nine private schools have shown an increase of between 1.97 per cent and 47.78 per cent in comparison of the 2020 achievement.

In the BC GCE ‘O’ Level and IGCSE subjects, the performance of candidates at the national level in eight major subjects who obtained Grades A to C has increased between 0.01 per cent and 11.93 per cent, while 18 other subjects at the national level has shown an increase between 4.17 per cent and 66.67 per cent for Grades A to C.

The achievement of school candidates in the IGCSE Examination has shown an increase in seven subjects in the range of 0.73 per cent to 53.33 per cent compared to the 2020 achievement.

With the release of the BC GCE ‘O’ Level and IGCSE Examination results, students who sat for the examinations may obtain their result slips from their schools during school hours.

Meanwhile, private candidates may obtain their result slips at the Department of Examination, Ministry of Education during office hours.

For students and the public eligible and intend to sit for the BC GCE ‘O’ Level / IGCSE in May/June 2022, can register directly at the school or the Department of Examination, MoE for private candidates during office hours.

The closing date for May/June examination registration for private candidates is on February 14, 2022.

Meanwhile, school candidates must submit applications through their respective schools.

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