Final Exam Results for Secondary School Certificates Announced

Doha, Qatar: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced the final exam results for government secondary school certificates for the academic year 2023-24.

Six students achieved perfect scores, and another six scored 99.94 percent. Out of the 13,920 students who appeared for the exams, a significant 8,272 students scored above 70 percent, which is a four percent increase compared to last year.

Minister of Education and Higher Education H E Buthaina bint Ali Al Jabr Al Nuaimi approved the results, following which a press conference was held at the ministry's headquarters.

The press conference was attended by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi, Assistant Undersecretary for Evaluation Affairs Khalid Al Harqan, and Director of Public Relations and Communication Department Maryam Al Muhannadi.

Khalid Al Harqan announced that the passing rate for the science track was 85.52 percent for day schools and 20.45 percent for adult education. In the arts and humanities track, the passing rate was 79.64 percent for day schools and 42.21 percent for adult education.

"The passing rate for the technology track was recorded at 75.47 percent. Students from Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys achieved a 100 percent passing rate," said Al Harqan.

The Religious Institute Secondary School for Boys recorded a 97.14 percent passing rate. Qatar Technical Secondary School for Boys had an 84.14 percent passing rate for day schools and 11.76 percent for adult education. Qatar Banking Studies and Business Administration Secondary School also secured a 100 percent passing rate.

Schools for hearing and speech registered a 60 percent passing rate, while adult education in the parallel track had a 38.36 percent passing rate.

Ibrahim Abdullah Al Muhannadi, Director of the Student Evaluation Department at the MoEHE, stated that the examination process for the general secondary certificate was a significant challenge, lasting 12 hours a day in two shifts, involving 158 supervisors across all academic subjects.

He added that the exams were conducted in 79 centers, with students’ answer sheets reviewed by 22 teachers, supervisors, and experts to ensure accuracy and fairness.

Al Muhannadi highlighted that the exams were designed scientifically to reflect student interests and that the results demonstrate the quality of work. He thanked the team for their efforts, noting the accuracy of the correction process and the high success rates in subjects that had previously received complaints.

Arabic language and physics subjects registered high passing rates, with 98.71% for the Arabic language scientific track and 88.12% for physics.

He also mentioned that the exam duration, which was reduced to 1.5 hours during the COVID-19 pandemic, has returned to the standard three hours to better serve student interests.

Students and parents can access the results by entering the personal number and date of birth or the personal number and seat number through the "Maaref" portal for public services of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.