Proportion of Women Passing the National Examination
There were 141 female and 207 male who passed the Open Competitive Examination in 2017. And there were 40 female and 69 male who passed the National Judicial Examination. Therefore, there were 66 and 29 more male who passed the Open Competitive Examination and National Judicial Examination compared to female respectively. In the case of the National Bar Examination, there were 724 female and 876 male passers where 152 more male passed the examination. On the other hand, for the Diplomatic Candidate there were 22 female and 21 male, with 1 more female than male.
The national examination with highest female passers was the Diplomatic Candidate of 51.2%, followed by the National Bar Examination (45.3%), then Open Competitive Examination(40.5%).
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