The number of grade 12 candidates that have obtained school certificates in the 2018 examinations has reduced by 1.40 percent.
Announcing the results in Lusaka this morning, General Education Minister David Mabumba said a 63.44 percent pass rate was recorded compared to 64.84 percent recorded in 2017.
Mabumba attributed the decrease in performance to various factors such as the suspension of the conduct of the 2918 examinations.
He explained that according to the analysis on the performance of candidates, the proportion of boys who obtained school certificates was higher at 65.14 than that of girls which was at 61.53 percent.
The minister further said the number of schools that recorded 100 percent pass rate decreased from 73 in 2017 to 70 in 2018.
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You can check for the 2018 Grade 12 results using your Mobile Phone through the following procedure;
- Open the Message Pad on your Mobile Phone
- Type the Full Examination Number (Leave Space)
- Type Examination Year (Leave Space)
- Type Examination Grade and then
- Send to 8383
181013476812 2018 G12 and send to 8383
The SMS Service is available on all the Networks in Zambia- that is ZAMTEL, MTN and AIRTEL at a cost of K4 only for each successful transmission.
Candidates are however, advised to collect the Original Results Transcripts from the School/Centre where they wrote from and NOT Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) Secretariat or any Ministry of Education Offices.
Corporate Affairs Office
Examinations Council of Zambia