The announcement of Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council Advanced Level results showed an increase in female candidate pass rate as compared to last year.
According to the Zimsec Board Chairperson Eddie Mwenje, 3.64% of female candidates pass the rate. A total number of 20 262 female candidates sat for exams and 18 043 passed two or more subjects yielding an 89.04% pass rate as compared to 85.8% for 2020.
The overall national pass rate was 84.67%. Furthermore, there was also a 4.61 % increase in the male candidate pass rate.
Results for the examinations which were written between 1 December 2021 and January 2022 will be accessible on the Zimsec official online platform from the 5th of April 2022 at 1800hrs and it will be open for five days only. Heads of examination centres will be able to collect results for their respective schools from Zimsec regional offices from the 6th of April 2022.
According to Mwenje, there was a 3.68% increase in the overall national pass rate as compared to the 2020 results.
Furthermore, there was an increase by A total number of 56 special needs candidates who consisted of four different categories namely braille, enlarged braille, physical impairment, and hearing impairment sat for the national exam and achieved a 96.42% overall pass rate.
The 2021 A’ level results were announced three weeks earlier than 2020 as a result Zimsec expressed its gratitude to relevant stakeholders of the examination process for the timely delivery of the results.