Of the 779 inmates who sat for the baccalaureate exams, 168 have passed. The figures represent a passing rate of 22.23%.
Rabat – The General Delegation for Prison Administration and Rehabilitation (DGAPR) has announced that out of 779 candidates, 181 Moroccan inmates passed the baccalaureate exams.
The number of inmates who passed the exams this year is higher than last year, with only168 passing in the 2018 normal session.
The DGAPR said that 42 inmates earned their baccalaureate diploma with a “honors” grade.
The statement added that 361 inmates will have the opportunity to retake exams in the second session, which will take place on July 4-8.
On June 24, the Ministry of Education said that 212,169 Moroccan students passed the exam in the June session.
The figures represent a passing rate of 65.55 %. The number of students who will re-sit the exams is 134,874. The national baccalaureate exams took place on June 11-13.
This year 441,065 sat for the baccalaureate exam, compared to last year’s 440,000 students.