The Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Malawi Nation Examinations Board (MANEB) has announced the release of the 2023 Malawi School Certificate of Education results which show a 4 percent pass rate decrease compared to last year.
Out of the 154, 132 candidates who sat for this year’s examination, 83,846 have passed, representing a pass rate of 54.40 percent.
Last year, out of the 147,977 candidates who sat for the exam, 86,477 passed, representing a 58.44% pass rate.
Out of 72, 056 female candidates that sat for this year’s examination, 34,721 have qualified for the award of the certificate, representing a 48.15 percent pass rate.
Out of 82, 076 male candidates that sat for the examination, 49,125 have passed, representing a 59.85 percent pass rate.