According to Birhanu Nega, head of Ministry of education of Ethiopia, only 3.2% of students passed the exam. This means out of 845,188 students who took the exam, only 27,267 students got 50 ore more score and passed the exam.
The highest result for natural science stream was 649 which was in Addis Ababa while 533 was the highest score for social science stream in Debre Markos city.
In terms of schools, out of 3,106 schools, 1,328 schools did not have a single students who passed the exam while 5 schools were able to pass all the students who took the exam.
It was also reported that 483 students and 376 students as a group were punished for violating the examination guidelines and rules.