Cape Town — Almost 40% of all 2022 matric students qualified for admission to study towards a bachelor’s degree, a staggering improvement of 8.9% from 2021.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced it on Thursday evening together with last year’s 80.1% overall pass rate.
“The number of candidates qualifying for admission to bachelor studies at universities, is 278 814,” said Motshekga.
“By the way, the 2022 bachelor passes in numbers, are the highest attained in the entire history of the National Senior Certificate Examinations, but the second highest to that attained in 2021, when expressed as a percentage,“ she said.
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