PM to Meet Grade A Students Early Next Month

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has decided to hold a get-together with the 1,753 students who have got their baccalaureate with grade A in the 2020-2021 academic year, in Phnom Penh on May 3.

The schedule was revealed by the Premier during the closing ceremony of the annual meeting of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, held at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia in Phnom Penh this afternoon.

The meeting was previously planned for Feb. 28, 2022, but was postponed due to COVID-19 Omicron variant threat.

For the 2020-2021 academic year, the upper secondary exams took place on Dec. 27-28, 2021 in 204 centres across the country with the participation of 114,187 high school students. According to the results, 65.65 percent, or 72,016 students obtained their baccalaureate.

Among these successful students, 1,753 got grade A; 5,215 grade B; 11,634 grade C; 23,499 grade D; and 29,915 grade E.

Most of grade A students (565) come from Phnom Penh capital, followed by the provinces of Siem Reap (153), Kandal (127), Battambang (123), Kampong Cham (118), Banteay Meanchey (99), Takeo (99), Prey Veng (87), Kampot (75), Thbong Khmum (54), Kratie (45), Kampong Thom (41), Kampong Speu (33), Pursat (28), Svay Rieng (26), Kampong Chhnang (22), Preah Sihanouk (20), Rattanakiri (9), Stung Treng (6), Pailin (6), Oddar Meanchey (5), Koh Kong (4), Preah Vihear (4), Kep (3), and Mondulkiri (1).

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press