Results of the 2013 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination

Published Date: 13 January 2014 12:00 AM

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1.A total of 34,124 school candidates sat for the 2013 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE ‘O’ Level) Examination and 99.9% have been awarded certificates.

2.The results of the 2013 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination for school candidates are as follows:

Year No. Sat 1 or more GCE ‘O’ Level Passes 3 or more GCE ‘O’ Level Passes 5 or more GCE ‘O’ Level Passes
No. % No. % No. %
2013 34,124 34,083 99.9 32,645 95.7 28,221 82.7

3.This year, 4,170 students from the 2013 Secondary 4 Normal Academic [Secondary 4N(A)] course sat for one or more subjects in the GCE ‘O’ Level Examination. Of these, 90.3% have obtained at least one ‘O’ Level pass.

4.A total of 2,615 private candidates sat for the 2013 GCE ‘O’ Level Examination and 90.3% have been awarded certificates.

5.School candidates have been issued their results by their respective schools from 2.00 pm today. Private candidates will be informed of their results by post. Private candidates may also access their results through the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board website at http://www.seab.gov.sg from 2.00 pm today.

6.The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination is jointly conducted by the University of Cambridge International Examinations, the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board and the Ministry of Education.

Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Portal

7.Students, together with their parents, may wish to refer to ecareers.sg for guidance on their educational and career development options. ecareers.sg is an interactive web-based Education and Career Guidance (ECG) portal hosted by the Ministry of Education. It provides up-to-date information on the educational options and career development pathways available to students. There are various profiling instruments in the portal to help students clarify their interests and aptitudes, and point to a range of suitable career possibilities.

8.Teachers, Career Guidance Coordinators, School Counsellors, and parents are encouraged to use the ECG portal to help students clarify their career goals and guide them to choose educational courses that are suitable for them.

9.An infographic to illustrate the education pathways for ‘O’ Level students is attached in Annex A.

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