2009/10 shorthand exam figures released

Shorthand exam sittings remained steady for the 2009/10 academic year. There were 4468 sittings at speeds of 60-120wpm in 2009/10 compared to 4424 the previous year.

The figures point to an increase in the number of students aiming for higher speeds of 110-120wpm compared to 2008/09. Sittings more than doubled for the 110-120 wpm exams in 2009/10.

 

 

 

Academic year 2009/10

 

Academic year 2008/09

Number of exams sat

Pass rate

(%)

 

Number of exams sat

Pass rate

(%)

60wpm

864

50

 

797

56

70wpm

403

53

 

317

66

80wpm

1005

41

 

1267

51

90wpm

452

44

 

491

48

100wpm

1637

41

 

1502

45

110wpm

77

44

 

38

55

120wpm

30

27

 

12

25

Total

4468

44

 

4424

51