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Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2018 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination results. A total of 32 470 candidates wrote the 2018 examination showing a decrease of 12.8% in candidature compared to the 2017 cohort of 37 251. There were 13 537 (41.69%) male candidates and 18 933 (58.31%) female candidates sitting for the 2018 BGCSE Examination. In 2018 there were 23 026 (70.91%) candidates from government and government-aided schools compared to 25 802 (69.27%) in 2017 and 9 444 (29.09%) private candidates compared to 11 449 (30.74%) in 2017. The private candidates’ category included 1 156 (3.56%) Back-to-School candidates, 1 354 (4.17%) candidates from Private Schools and 8 090 (24.92%) Private Candidates. The private candidates are from BEC Centres and Botswana Open University Centres.

1. Click here to View the 2018 BGCSE Press Release

2. Click here to view step by step instructions on how to Access the BGCSE Results.

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