According to statistics gathered from the CGCE board, a total number of 110,916 candidates registered for the examination this 2019, while 98,015 sat. Meanwhile, 66,846 passed recording a percentage pass rate of 74.24, as compared to 62.27% recorded in 2018. Hence, there was an 11.97 percent increase in 2019.
Here’s the breakdown:
Advanced Levels Generals, there was 78.36% pass
A/L Technicals = 89.34%
O/L Generals = 62.15%
O/L Technicals = 67.34%
Meanwhile, 37 candidates scored 25 points at A/L with 5 A grades.
The GCE board grading system
Letter grades are used and below is the grading system used by the Cameroon GCE board for the examinations it administers:
GCE O Level Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, U
Letter grades A, B, and C represent a passing grade, with the A grade being the highest and the C grade being the lowest, and U (unclassified) representing a fail. Grades lower than C are not stated on the certificate.
GCE A Level Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, O or F
Letter grades A, B, C, D, and E represent a passing grade, with the A grade being the highest and the E grade being the lowest. An F (fail) is not a passing grade and is not stated on the certificate.