Definition of matriculation examination in English:

matriculation examination

noun

South African, Indian
  • The final examination taken by students leaving school.

    ‘he passed his matriculation examination in 1962 with a place in the merit list’
    • ‘Not surprisingly, five of the six girls who appeared for the matriculation examination last year failed in mathematics.’
    • ‘A retired teacher tried to overcome my five-year break and prepare me for the matriculation examination.’
    • ‘Roos now faces matriculation examinations starting on Thursday.’
    • ‘A Saturday school was honoured by the Gauteng Department of Education after once again achieving a 100% pass rate in the matriculation examinations.’
    • ‘The release of provincial matriculation examination results is bound to be accompanied by anxious nail-biting as school leavers and their parents anticipate success or failure.’
    • ‘The boy had earned a distinction in his matriculation examinations; the young genius had broken all previous records within the province.’
    • ‘The 69-year-old politician passed his matriculation examination when he was five and did his BA when he was nine.’
    • ‘Almost 13.67 lakh students across the state wrote the first paper of matriculation examination of Bihar School Examination Board on Wednesday.’
    • ‘The Education Minister gave away special shields to the male and female students obtaining more than 95 percent marks in matriculation examinations.’
    • ‘Mock matriculation examinations are intended to give a serious taste of the real thing to learners, teachers and everybody else involved.’