O-Level 2022 results: 86.2% score at least 5 passes, higher than 2021

Of the over 23,600 candidates who sat for the examinations, 96.6% received at least three passes.

Benjamin Chew

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Published: 12 January 2023, 4:16 PM

About 86.2 per cent of candidates who sat for the 2022 GCE O-Level results achieved five or more passes, the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) announced on Thursday (Jan 12).  

This is an increase compared to 2021, which saw 85.6 per cent of candidates achieving five or more O-Level passes.

Almost 23,700 candidates sat for the 2022 GCE O-Level examinations. At least 23,625 candidates, or 99.8 per cent of the cohort, achieved one pass, while at least 22,868 candidates, or 96.6 per cent, achieved three O-Level passes respectively.

The percentage of students who received at least one pass remained at the same level, but the percentage of students who received three or more passes increased compared to the previous year. 

“This is comparable to the performance of candidates for the GCE O-Level examination in previous years,” said SEAB.

Applications for junior colleges, Millenia Institute, polytechnics and Institutes of Technical Education (ITE) begin on Thursday at 3pm and end next Wednesday, Jan 17, at 4pm. It can be done through the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE). 

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Eligible candidates for JAE would have received Form A upon collection of results in person. The form can also be downloaded via JAE-Internet System with Singpass during the registration period.

Students who would like to seek guidance on their education options before making their decision can approach their teachers or the ECG Counsellors in their schools. Online and phone counselling sessions with the ECG Counsellors can also be arranged.

Alternatively, they can also refer to the MOE’s Coursefinder and MySkillsFuture websites.

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