Syria's students defy challenges, pass 9th grade with a high passing rate.
Exam results for Basic Education (ninth grade) Certificate for 2013 came out earlier on the day, with the examination passing rate reaching 78.21 compared to 78.79 of 2012 examination session.
Minister of Education, Hazwan al-Wazz, announced in a press conference that 190981 students passed the exams out of 244184.
The Minister pointed out that the number of students who got the full marks (310) reached 38 from different provinces, while those who obtained 309 marks are 47.
He indicated an increase in the passing rate in Aleppo province coming first above all the other provinces in terms of the number of students who obtained full marks which amounted to 15.
Al-Wazz noted that an extraordinary examination session will be held on June 30th for students who could not make it to exam centers due to reasons related to the terrorist acts.
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|Date:||Jun 22, 2013|
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