Students shocked by lousy marks on preparatory university tests

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But it turned out that the 11,000 checks were being improperly graded

Mexico Information Everyday | Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Extra pupils received a massive shock Saturday on finding out they had scored dismal outcomes on preparatory university admittance checks. But they promptly made the decision they had been victims of a fraud.

It turns out it wasn’t a fraud but an mistake in the marking method that gave 11,051 pupils incorrect grades in checks administered by the National Autonomous College of Mexico (UNAM).

The outcomes of checks had been posted by the Metropolitan Commission of Community Substantial School Institutions (Comipems) on Saturday. That was when a whole lot of pupils found out they had scored fewer than 40 proper answers to the overall of 128 concerns.

Now, UNAM issued a press launch to say the mistake was thanks to mismatched query and response sheets. All those checks are being graded after once more.

The moment prepared, Comipems will submit the corrected outcomes in the existence of a notary general public and with comprehensive transparency.

UNAM promised that pupils who attain passing grades will be admitted to its preparatory colleges, to which 33,218 have previously been admitted and are getting prepared to start off university afterwards this thirty day period.

UNAM available a general public apology for the incident.

Supply: Reforma (sp)

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