K. Male' | Rushdha Rasheed | 14-July-2017 | Friday 15:54 | rushdhar | Local | 118
One hundred and twenty-six students have placed in the top place in last year’s OLevel examinations.
Vice President Abdullah Jihad presented the top achievers with their awards in a ceremony held in Dharubaaruge on Thursday night.
Forty-eight local students were placed in the highest rankings globally.
Education Ministry statistics show that 589 students were placed in the top 10, with 17 percent of students achieving A grades and 22 percent achieving B grades.
A 79 percent increase was observed in students passing with three subjects.
Last year, 5410 students sat the examinations.
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