The Independent Examinations Board's 2018 pass rate is 98.92% - a slight increase on last year’s pass rate of 98.76%. A total of 11 514 full-time and 858 part-time candidates sat for the IEB examinations in 2018.
All successful IEB candidates achieved a pass that will allow them to enrol at tertiary institutions at one of the three levels:
* 90.65% of the cohort achieved entry to degree study (compared to 88.50% in 2017)
* 7.33% qualified for entry to diploma study (compared to 8.95% in 2017)
* 0.95% achieved entry for study at the Higher Certificate level (compared to 1.30% in 2017)