Ministry of Education To Strictly Manage Next Month’s High School Exam

This year's high school exam to be held on Aug. 21 will be stricter, H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports told a press conference here yesterday.

The highest score will be 500 points while the passing score will increase from 224 points in 2016 to 237 points this year, he added.

According to the minister, a total of 103,112 students will take part in the upcoming exam at 176 centres in the 25 provinces and capital city.

Last year, a total of 55,753 out of 89,661 high school students passed the exam or 62.18 percent. Among these successful students, 405 got grade A; 2,801 grade B; 5,595 grade C; 8,835 grade D; and 38,117 grade E.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press