The Straits Times
Published on Jan 04, 2013

Perfect scores for 41 IB students from Singapore


SINGAPORE has kept up its strong performance at the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma examinations.

Forty-one candidates were awarded the perfect score of 45 in the exams in November last year - one better than the year before.

A total of 1,370 students from Singapore took the exams. Almost all candidates -97.90 per cent - passed the exams. They scored 36.50 points on average, higher than the global average of 30.01.

An overview of the results was released by the Swiss-based International Baccalaureate Organisation on Friday.