The results of the Cambridge International Exams (CIE) were announced on Thursday and the CIE's head for Pakistan, Uzma Yousuf, said the number of students who appeared for the papers in Pakistan this year was at an all-time high.
She mentioned that schools in Pakistan has sent over 270,000 entries for the Cambridge qualifications this year.
According to her, entries for 'O' Levels increased by five percent, from 1,54,137 in 2014/15 to 1,62,208 in 2015/16, and entries for 'A' Levels rose by eight percent, from 84,365 last year to 91,094 this year.
Yousuf said the popularity of Cambridge IGCSE was also growing in Pakistan with entries increasing by 16 percent from 10,364 in 2014/15 to 12,019 this year.
“Globally, there has been 10 percent growth in entries across all Cambridge qualifications this year, including 11 percent growth in entries for Cambridge International A Levels and eight percent for Cambridge IGCSEs.”
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