NayPyiTaw 2019 March 8
Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education, gave moral support to students answering mathematics on the third day of their matriculation exams in Bago Region and the Nay Pyi Taw Council Area yesterday.
The Union Minister first arrived at the examination centre for B.E.H.S. 1 (Swa), in Yedashe Township of Toungoo District, Bago Region, and gave instructions to the exam supervisors, assistant supervisors and other relevant officials to ensure students have a quiet and relaxing environment to take the 2019 matric exams systematically. He also instructed them to adhere to their duties and responsibilities so that the matric exams are completed successfully.
Likewise, the Union Minister visited the exam centres of B.E.H.S. (Thagaya), B.E.H.S. (Myo Hla), and B.E.H.S. (Ye Ni) in Yedashe Tsp, and the centres of B.E.H.S. (Thapyaypin) in Lewe Tsp and B.E.H.S. 19 in Dekkhinathiri Tsp.
On the third day of the matric exams, 850,550 students out of 857,994 enrolled tackled maths in the 1,886 exam centres across the nation. Additionally, 24,797 students out of 26,123 enrolled took the exams in all 50 exam centres in Nay Pyi Taw, while 8 students at Yangon General Hospital and 10 in North Okkalapa General Hospital took the exams as well.
There were 182 incarcerated students taking the exam in Insein Prison, Mandalay Central Prison, Katha Prison, Monywa Prison, Hpa-an Prison, Myeik Prison, Toungoo Prison, Thayet Prison, and Loikaw Prison yesterday. In addition, 24 students with visual impairments and 15 with hearing impairments from Kachin State, Yangon Region, Mandalay Region, and Sagaing Region combined took the exams yesterday as well. —MNA