The 2014 Botswana Junior Certificate Examination results have been released on Friday 23 January
According to the Botswana Examinations Council-BEC Corporate Communications Manager, Fingile Makgalemele, a total of 40 559 candidates wrote the 2014 examination showing an increase in candidature of 4.2% from the 2013 candidature of 38 944.
Overall performance indicates that 14 045 (34.63%) candidates have been awarded Grade C or better compared to 13 739 (35.2%) in 2013.
Two candidates have satisfied the requirement for the award of Merit, while there were no candidates obtaining Merit in 2013.
There are 367 candidates at Grade A and 4 007 candidates at Grade B. The number of candidates awarded Grade C is 9 669.
At Grade D, there are 12 914 while there are 6 201 candidates awarded Grade E.
6 395 candidates obtained Grade U.
A total of 19 963 male candidates and 20 596 female candidates sat for the examinations.
ARE THE GRADES GETTING BETTER OR WORSE AS THE YEARS GO BY?
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