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REPORT ON PRELIMINARY RESULTS for CSEC EXAMS MAY/JUNE 2013

eXAMSGeorgetown: In 2013, there was an increase in the number of candidates who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examination; as well as the number of subject entries. The statistics which follow reflect the performance of both public and private school candidates. It must be noted that the private candidates amounted to approximately 38% of the total entries.

 

Anna Regina Multilateral

Students Passing Eight or more subjects with Grade I

1. ZIMEENA AZEALIA

 

RASHEED

18

 

2. YOGEETA

 

PERSAUD

18

 

3. BIBI WAZEEFA

 

LATIFF

14

 

4. TEAKARAM

 

SINGH

14

 

5. RESHMA

 

RAMDAHIN

13

 

6. LISA MARIA

 

THAKURDIN

13

 

7. MARAIYAH

 

BAKSH

12

 

8. PUJA ASHANA

 

JAICHAND

10

 

9. PHOOLMATTIE

 

MANGRA

10

 

10. KHAMINI

 

RAMLAKHAN

10

 

11. ASHLEMA SAUHDIA

 

INSANALLY

9

 

12. DENNISA LASHANDIE

 

PATON

9

 

13. PAUL

 

PERSAUD

9

 

14. SHIVANIE

 

RAMNARINE

9

 

15. NIRVANI TEIANA

 

SEWCOMMAR

9

 

16. TINESHA DINELLE

 

BESS

8

 

17. SUSHEEMA ARTI

 

DINDYAL

8

 

18. CHAVINASH CHANDI

 

NANDRAM

8

 

19. GANGADAI GANESHSHREE

 

PERSAUD

8

 

20. DEVINDRA

 

SINGH

8

 

21. SHERIFA BERNADETTE

 

VALENZUELA

8

 

 

 

Analysis of Results

The analysis of the 2013 CSEC results revealed that the overall pass rate at the General and Technical proficiencies for Grade One to Three was 59.31% as opposed to 58.69% in 2012. The overall 2013 Grade One to Grade Four pass rate was 80.92%.

These rates compared with last year, indicate an increase in the Grade One to Three and Grade One to Four passes.

Candidates from Guyana wrote thirty-four (34) subjects at the examination.

Of these subjects the results indicated excellent performances in fifteen (15) subjects where the Grade One to Three passes exceeded seventy five percent (75%). The fifteen subjects are: Agriculture Science (DA), Agriculture Science (SA), Economics, Food & Nutrition, French, Information Technology, Integrated Science, Religious Education, Theatre Arts, Electronic Document Preparation and Management, Physical Education & Sport, Additional Mathematics, Building Technology (Const.), Building Technology (Woods) and Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Satisfactory performances were recorded in sixteen (16) subjects where the Grades One to Three passes exceeded fifty percent (50%) while Grades One to Four passes were in excess of seventy five percent (75%): Biology, Caribbean History, Chemistry, English B, Geography, Home Economics, Office Administration, Physics, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Spanish, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Human and Social Biology, and Electrical & Electronic Technology.

The overall performances in four (4) subjects were unsatisfactory. The Grades One to Three passes in these subjects were less than fifty percent (50%). These subjects are English A 45.69% (37.02% in 2012), Mathematics 28.92% (29.69% in 2012) and Clothing and Textiles 47.11%.

In Mathematics, there was a slight decline in the Grades One to Three passes; from 30.35 in 2011 and 29.69% in 2012 to 28.92 in 2013. Performance in English B improved from 59.72% in 2011 and 56.5% in 2012 to 61.06 in 2013 (Grades One to Three). Grades One to Three pass rate in English A improved from 37.02% in 2012 to 45.69% in 2013.

Additional Mathematics which was written for the first time in 2012 and had a pass percentage of 58.33% improved to 80.83% in 2013.

Excellent performances were recorded in Agriculture Science (DA & SA) and Integrated Science. Improvements were recorded in Biology and Chemistry compared to the 2012 Page 3 of 13

 

performance. Grade One to Three performances in Physics declined from 68.69% in 2012 to 54.38% in 2013.

The Grade One to Three performances in Human and Social Biology improved from 55.84% in 2012 to 61.38% in 2013.

In the Business Education subjects – the performance in Office Administration, Principles of Accounts and Principles of Business could be described as satisfactory. However, it should be noted that Information Technology (General) once again recorded an excellent performance this year 75.58%, while Principles of Accounts improved from 53.74% in 2012 to 71.95% in 2013.

In the Home Economics subjects, the pass rate in Food & Nutrition was 80.94, while Home Economic Management declined from 82.83% in 2012 to 73.01% in 2013. Clothing & Textiles showed a significant decline in performance from 76.63% in 2012 to 47.11% in 2013.

In the Industrial Technology subjects – Building Technology (Const) and Building Technology (Woods) recorded improvements in performance in the Grade One to Three passes, with the latter improving from 63.37% to 81.08%. Performance in Mechanical Engineering Technology remained relatively constant.

In the Modern Languages subjects – French and Spanish recorded excellent and satisfactory performances respectively.

Excellent performances were recorded in Theatre Arts and Physical Education & Sports with Grade One to Three passes over 75%.

Full details on performance are attached. Page 4 of 13

 

CSEC MAY/JUNE 2013

Subjects with satisfactory performances Grade 1 – 3 passes

2012 2013

% %

Agriculture Science DA* 90.11 96.21

Agriculture Science SA* 93.48 93.74

Biology 63.33 64.80

Caribbean History 65.15 54.33

Chemistry 46.41 52.39

Economics* 63.15 78.57

English B 56.5 61.06

Food & Nutrition* 86.85 80.94

French* 85.41 85.71

Geography 51.58 52.05

Home Ec. Management 82.83 73.01

Information Technology (Gen) * 79.49 75.58

Integrated Science* 80.76 75.58

Office Administration 72.71 68.91

Physics 68.69 54.34

Principles of Accounts 53.74 71.95

Principles of Business 71.12 69.55

Religious Education * 100 78.89

Social Studies 68.26 60.25

Spanish 59.57 66.26

Technical Drawing 61.14 64.63

Theatre Arts* 98.46 98.82

Visual Arts 44.51 61.40 Page 5 of 13

 

Elec. Doc Prep & Management* 85.6 89.99

Physical Education & Sport* 97.5 98.44

Human & Social Biology 55.84 61.38

*indicates subjects with excellent performances at Grade One to Grade Three

2012 2013

% %

Additional Mathematics* 58.33 80.83

Building Technology (Const)* 83.34 87.38

Building Technology (Woods) * 63.37 81.08

Electrical & Electronic Tech 58.48 60.35

Mechanical Engineering Tech * 78.15 78.62 Page 6 of 13

 

* indicates subjects with excellent performances at Grade One to Grade Three

CSEC MAY/JUNE 2013

Subjects with unsatisfactory performances Grades I to III

2012 2013

% %

Mathematics 29.69 28.92

English A 37.02 45.69

Clothing & Textiles 76.83 47.11 Page 7 of 13

 

CSEC MAY/JUNE 2013

Subjects with improved performance Grades I to III

2012 2013

% %

Agriculture Science DA 90.11 96.21

Chemistry 46.41 52.39

Economics 63.15 78.57

English B 56.5 61.06

Principles of Accounts 53.74 71.95

Spanish 59.57 66.26

Visual Arts 44.51 61.40

Human and Social Biology 55.84 61.38

Additional Mathematics 58.33 80.83

Building Technology (Const) 83.34 87.38

Building Technology (Woods) 63.37 81.08 Page 8 of 13

 

CSEC MAY/JUNE 2013

Subjects with stable performance Grades I to III

2012 2013

Agriculture Sci SA 93.48 93.74

Biology 63.33 64.80

Mathematics 29.69 28.92

French 85.41 85.71

Geography 51.58 52.05

Physical Education & Sports 97.50 98.44

Principles of Business 71.12 69.55

Theatre Arts 98.46 98.82

Electrical & Electronic Tech 58.48 60.35

Mechanical Engineering Tech 78.15 78.62 Page 9 of 13

 

CSEC MAY/JUNE 2013

Individual candidate performances

Full analysis of individual candidates’ performances is not yet available. We have requested however, a list of candidates who have secured Grade Ones passes in eight or more subjects from the Caribbean Examinations Council.

In response to our request for the list of persons who have secured Grade One passes in eight or more subjects, we received a list of two hundred and thirty-one (231) candidates, compared to one hundred and seventy five (175) in 2012.

Of these, sixty-nine (69) students secured 11 Grade Ones or more as opposed to forty (40) in 2012. These students are listed below:

School Name Results Obtained

1. Anna Regina Sec Zimeena Rasheed 18 Ones 2 twos

2. Anna Regina Sec Yogeeta Persaud 18 Ones

3. Queen’s College Phillipe Walker 16 Ones 1 two

 

Queen’s College Akeila Wiltshire 16 Ones 1 two

5. Queen’s College Cecil Cox 16 Ones

6. Queen’s College Akash Jairam 15 Ones/2 twos/1 three

7. Queen’s College Sharmila Ramlall 15 Ones 2 twos

8. Queen’s College Shahrazaad Khan 15 Ones 1 two

 

St. Rose’s High Crystal Nelson 15 Ones 1 two

10. Saraswati Vidya Niketan Parmeshivanie Seodat 15 Ones

 

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Rafena Mustapha 15 Ones

12. Anna Regina Sec Teakaram Singh 14 Ones 1 two

 

Queen;s College Nabeeha Ali 14 Ones 1 two

Queen’s College Kezia Daniels 14 Ones 1 two

ISA Islamic Academy Fatima Haniff 14 Ones 1 two Page 10 of 13

 

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Anuradha Sookdeo 14 Ones 1 two

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Romini Sukhal 14 Ones 1 two

18. Anna Regina Sec Bibi Latiff 14 Ones

Queen’s College Nicholas Elliot 14 Ones

Queen’s College Sasha Woodroffe 14 Ones

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Muneshwar Singh 14 Ones

Queen’s College Sayyid Rajab 14 Ones

23. Queen’s College Bernard Mc David 13 Ones 3 twos

24. Queen’s College Sajeedah Khan 13 Ones/2 twos/1 three

25. Queen’s College Yonessa Fredericks 13 Ones 2 twos

Queen’s College Bibi Khan 13 Ones 2 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Mohindra Searce 13 Ones 2 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Sunita Sewsankar 13 Ones 2 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Mahendra Umadat 13 Ones 2 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Delshah Hamid 13 Ones 2 twos

Anna Regina Sec Lisa Maria Thakurdin 13 Ones 2 twos

32. Queen’s College Keval Getram 13 Ones 1 two

Anna Regina Sec Reshma Ramdahin 13 Ones 1 two

34. Queen’s College Tabita Greenidge 13 Ones

West Demerara Sec Afeeta Richardson 13 Ones

36. Queen’s College Jonelle Europe 12 Ones 3 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Alex Kandhai 12 Ones 3 twos

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Susania Shamlall 12 Ones 3 twos

39. Anna Regina Sec Maraiyah Baskh 12 Ones 2 twos

Queen’s College Re’Jean Sawh 12 Ones 2 twos

Skeldon Line Path Sec Kishan Ramesh 12 Ones 2 twos

Skeldon Line Path Sec Kelvin Telram 12 Ones 2 twos

43. Berbice High Tamika Gilmore 12 Ones 1 two

Queen’s College Gavin Gordon 12 Ones 1 two

Queen’s College Chandanie Panday 12 Ones 1 two

Queen’s College Alicia Ramnarine 12 Ones 1 two Page 11 of 13

 

47. Bishops’ High Kapildeo Singh 12 Ones

Queen’s College Deepa Odit 12 Ones

Queen’s College Bobby Samuels 12 Ones

Queen’s College Devendra Singh 12 Ones

Marian Academy Mariah Low 12 Ones

Marian Academy Markel Mangra 12 Ones

53. Queen’s College Stephan Hestick 11 Ones 5 twos

54. ISA Islamic Academy Asad Shaffie 11 Ones/3 twos/1 three

Saraswati Vidya Niketan Navinash Persaud 11 Ones/3 twos/1 three

56. Queen’s College Mohamed Hassan 11 Ones 3 twos

West Demerara Sec Shareeza Haniff 11 Ones 3 twos

58. Queen’s College Crystal Griffith 11 Ones 2 twos

New Amsterdam Multi Annalisa Beharry 11 Ones 2 twos

Queen’s College Crystal Ramdayal 11 Ones 2 twos

61. President’s College Melissa Asregadoo 11 Ones 1 two

Bishops’ High Lisa Saul 11 Ones 1 Two

Queen’s College Shivani Ramkisson 11 Ones 1 two

St. Rose’s High Gangadai Sankumar 11 Ones 1 two

65. Bishops’ High Ashley Nurse 11 Ones

Bishops’ High Shivanie Singh 11 Ones

Queen’s College Mohamed Khan 11 Ones

Queen’s College Javin Luke 11 Ones

Leguan Sec Shivana Babulall 11 Ones