Rabat – The Ministry of Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education, and Scientific Research announced that 212,169 Moroccan students have passed the exam in the June session. The statistics represent a passing rate of 65.55%.The pass rate has increased by 8 % from last year’s 57.36%. 441,065 candidates sat for the normal session of the Baccalaureate exams which took place from June 11 to 14 with. Retake exams will take place on July 4-8.The ministry said in a statement that the total number of female students who passed the exam was 121,673, representing 57.35 % of the overall number of successful candidates. The highest score in the baccalaureate exam is 19.40 out of 20 and was recorded in the Rabat-Sale Kenitra region.Read also: 70-Year-Old Moroccan Woman Takes Baccalaureate ExamLast year the highest grade in the country was 19.44 in the branches of physics and French literature in the region of Marrakech-Safi.The number of baccalaureate candidates who will be allowed to retake the exam is 134,874.There were 441,065 baccalaureate exam candidates this year, compared to last year’s 440,000 students.