Over 100 students claim top place in OLevel exams

  • 589 students in top 10

K. Male' | Rushdha Rasheed | 14-July-2017 | Friday 15:54 | rushdhar | Local | 290

Vice President Abdullah Jihad presenting winners with their awards -- Photo by: president_office

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.