Tunis/Tunisia — The success rate at the main session of the 2020 Baccalaureate exam stands at 27.73%, Minister of Education Mohamed El Hamedi announced on Friday at a press conference.
The number of students who passed this main session amounts to 35,227 among 127,039 candidates who sat for this national exam.
The number of candidates who will take the re-sit session, scheduled for July 27, stands at 41,478 students, a rate of 32.65 %.
The general success rate in public high schools is 32.51%, i.e. 34,115 pupils who have passed out of a total of 104,923 candidates who sat for this exam.
The success rate in the physical education and sports section is 62.60%, followed by mathematics 50.69%, technical sciences 41.63%, computer sciences 39.10%, experimental sciences 36.41%, arts 27.31% and economics and management 19.85%.
The success rate in the private high schools is 5.69%, i.e. 1,026 students out of a total of 18,025 candidates.
The success rate of individual candidates is 2.1%, i.e. 86 candidates out of a total of 4,091 students.
The success rate for girls is 60% compared to 39.99% for boys.