It was total domination by females in this year’s local Common Entrance Examination.
Not only did more females scored at/and above the national mean of 61.25 percent than males, but they outperformed males in all three subject areas.
According to the results released on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by the Ministry of Education, 67.29 percent of females scored at and above the national mean in English language, compared to 58.41 percent of males.
In mathematics, 59.51 percent of females scored at and above the national mean compared to 54.05 of males. In general paper, 66.34 of females scored compared to 61.67 to males.
More females sat the Common Entrance Examination. The stats show that 1,347 females sat the exam and compared to 1,310 males.
Of the 1,347 females who sat the exam, 812 scored at and above the national mean compared to 624 males.
The stats further revealed that 1,253 of the 1,310 males who sat the exam were assigned to secondary schools, while 1,298 of the 1,347 females were assigned.