Muscat: Minister of Education Dr Madiha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah has approved the results of the general education diploma examination of the first round for the academic year 2013/2014.
A total of 42,496 students appeared in the General Education Diploma examination of which 83.31 per cent passed. In case of private bilingual schools, 643 students cleared the General Education Diploma examination and the pass percentage was 95.59. All the 36 students, who appeared for General Diploma at the Royal Guard of Oman Technical College, cleared the examination.
A total of 125 students took General Education and Islamic Sciences exam, with 96 per cent passing. Similarly, 29 students appeared for general education for private education and 79.31 per cent of them passed.