- However, Mathematics and Science remained to be tough subjects to Tanzanian pupils after a slight decline ranging between 0.33 percent and 0.65 percent as compared to 2019.
Dar es Salaam. Pass rate in the just-announced Standard Seven examination results has improved in Kiswahili, English Language and Social Sciences subjects by between 0.43 percent and 5.10 percent as compared to 2019.
However, Mathematics and Science remained to be tough subjects to Tanzanian pupils after a slight decline ranging between 0.33 percent and 0.65 percent as compared to 2019.
Candidates have recorded better performance in Kiswahili as compared to other subjects by 87.68 percent, while English Language was the least well performed subject after recording 57.24 percent as compared to other subjects.
The new trend was unveiled yesterday by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (Necta) executive secretary, Dr Charles Msonde, when announcing the 2020 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results.
“This year 835,361 out of 1,008,278 candidates, which is equivalent to 82.85 percent passed science exams this year as compared to 83.50 percent of 932,146 pupils who scored between Grade A and C last year,” he said.
In the mathematics subject, 651,703 pupils passed the examination out of 1,008,278 candidates equaling to 64.64 percent which is 0.33 percent down as compared to 64,97 percent of 932,136 pupils who passed last year.
NAME SCHOOL REGION
HERRIETH JOSEPHAT GRAIYAKI MARA
FATUMA ISMAIL TWIBHOKI MARA
NYAMWIKONDO MALISA TWIBHOKI MARA
MEDIANA YUSUPH TWIBHOKI MARA
ASSIA IDDY TWIBHOKI MARA
RAHAB MARWA TWIBHOKI MARA
ALAMOKA SANGA RWEKIZA KAGERA
MARIA EDSON RWEIKIZA KAGERA
CAREEN KATAMURU GRAIYAKI MARA
JANETH MAJULA SAMANDITO GEITA
According to Necta, 81.73 percent of 1,008,278 pupils scored between grade A and C in Social Sciences this year, which is 5.10 percent higher compared to 76.63 percent of 932,158 candidates who passed last year.
“Passing in the Kiswahili subject increased by 0.43 percent this year compared to 2019 as 884,034 of 1,008,278 candidates scored between Grade A and C,” said Dr Msonde.
While the percentage of candidates who scored between Grade D increased in Kiswahili, Mathematics and Science subjects, the number has decreased in the English Language and Social Sciences subjects.
Similarly, the number of those with Grade E has gone up in the English subject, but decreased in other subjects.
By Louis Kolumbia @Collouis1999