Ministry of Education and Skills Development
BGCSE RESULTS ARE OUT
25/02/15
The Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) results were released on the 24th February 2015 by the Botswana Examination Council (BEC). BEC indicated that this year 5 843 (23.20%) candidates from government and non-government aided schools were awarded Grade C or better in five syllabi compared to 5 946 (24.27 %) in 2013.

BGCSE RESULTS ARE OUT

The Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) results were released on the 24th February 2015 by the Botswana Examination Council (BEC). BEC indicated that this year 5 843 (23.20%) candidates from government and non-government aided schools were awarded Grade C or better in five syllabi compared to 5 946 (24.27 %) in 2013.

According to BEC this shows a slight decline of 1.07% indicating that the two cohorts were more or less the same. Since the BGCSE is a subject based qualifications with no aggregation, the measures used to gauge the performance of candidates is the proportion of candidates who were awarded Grade C or better in five syllabi. A total of 37 384 candidates wrote the 2014 examination, showing an increase in candidature of 9.73% compared to 2013 cohort of 34 069.

There were 15 754 (42.14%) male candidates and 21 630 (57.86%) female candidates sitting for the 2014 BGCSE examinations. There were 25 186 (67.37%) candidates from government and non-government aided schools and 12 198 (32.62%) private candidates.

The private candidates category included 6 988 (18.69%) Back to School candidates and 2 278 (7.84%) candidates from private schools.

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