Kigali, on 24th February, 2020: Alexis Uwitonze, a Level 5 student in Automobile Electricity and Electronics trade at IPRC Karongi was ranked as number one in the country for succeeding 2019 National TVET/REQF Level 5 Examinations.
This was in 2019 National General Education and TVET Examinations results publication ceremony that has taken place today at the Ministry of Education Headquarters.
Alexis was top-ranked among nineteen thousand two hundred thirty-one (19,231) candidates who sat for National practical and theoretical TVET Examinations. He broke record after scoring grade A in all subjects and therefore he got 60 full aggregates.
He as well as other four best performers, at national level, were awarded laptops. The awarded students are five (three males and two females) from IPRC Karongi, EAV Ntendezi, IPRC Kigali, EAV Rushashi and Ecole Technique Saint Kizito Save.
Among 19,231 Candidates who sat for TVET/REQF level 5 practical and written examinations, 10,182 males and 9,048 females, candidates who qualify for the award of TVET/REQF Level 5 Certificate are 17,530 among whom males are 9,679 (50.33%) and 7,851 (40.82%) females.
In TVET, candidates who qualify for the award of TVET/REQF Level 5 Certificate must have sat for all papers and passed within the range of a total aggregate of 60 as maximum and total aggregate of 9 as minimum and at least grade E in the practical exam.
Candidates who sat for 2019 National TVET/REQF Practical and written examinations were from 192 TVET Schools from which are 36 public schools, 31 Government aided schools and 125 private schools.
The exams were conducted in 212 examinations centres scattered countrywide. There were 142 centres for practical examinations and 70 centres for written examinations.