The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) October 2018 Grade 7 results are out and collection begins tomorrow (Tuesday).
According to the Zimsec statement:
- The national pass rate is 52.08 percent, up from 44.73 percent last year.
- The second Agriculture sitting recorded a 66.96 percent pass rate, up from 48.51 percent last year.
- Braille candidates recorded a 61.36 percent pass rate.
- National languages recorded the highest subject pass rate.
- Shona and Tonga pass rate is above 85 percent while Nambya and Kalanga recorded around 73 percent pass rate.
- 327 492 candidates sat for this year’s Grade 7 examinations with female students performing better than their male counterparts.