Kurdistan’s top students announced
Photos by Jamal Yad
The Kurdistan Region’s Education Ministry announced final exam results for grades 9 and 12 students.
According to grade 12 results, 36 percent of science students passed and are eligible to enroll at a university in the Region or elsewhere. Among humanity students, 34 percent passed.
The top science student who gained full marks, 100 percent in all subjects, was Mohammed Zana Mohammed from Sulaimani. Bekhal Noaman from Akre in Duhok province, whose father lost his life in the war against ISIS, won the first place among humanity students.
Sixty-one percent of 9th grade students progressed to the next level and will enter high school programs.
According to data from the Education Ministry, a total of 225,000 students from the 9th and 12th grade sat the 2016-2017 final exams.