A national standardized exam is
given at the end of Form 2, although there is no consequence for
Another national standardized
exam, the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination, is
given at the end of Form 4. A student who passes is given a
school-leaving certificate by his or her school. The student is
also given an academic certificate by the National Examination
Council of Tanzania. This certificate indicates the student's
level of performance in several subjects, with division I being
the best performance and division IV being the worst.
Secondary education ends when a
student passes the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education
Examination and receives a diploma after completing Form 6.
Depending on the test results, the student may then be selected
to enroll in a university