- During a period, students at the University of Rangoon [and Mandalay] attended Intermediate (A) classes for a year, but they did not have to take the examination.
- They then attended Intermediate (B) classes for a year. They then take the examination for both courses.
- There used to be two examinations for a class.
The students have two chances to pass.
- The first examination was usually held in March.
Those who pass all subjects are eligible to apply for stipends and grants.
- Those who pass at least three subjects have to take the remaining subjects in the second examination, which was usually held in June.
Saya U Ba Toke
- Saya was born in December, 1920.
- He attended Mandalay University.
- He joined the Students’ Strike Camp, and missed the first examination held in March.
- The strike ended, and Saya took all the subjects in the second examination and passed.
- He wanted to attend the Faculty of Engineering in Rangoon, but he needed a stipend. He could not get the stipend because he did not take the first examination.
- Saya’s teachers persuaded him to take Mathematics Honors in Mandalay.
Dr. Tint Lwin
- He took the Pure Science option for I.Sc.
- He attended engineering classes for a while, but he changed his mind to study Medicine.
He took the classes needed to study medicine (e.g. Biology) and the supplementary exams.
Finally, he was admitted to the MBBS classes.
- During his university days, he was Goalkeeper for the University First Eleven. He team mates include Collegian Nay Win, Tun Kyi and Kenneth Shein.
- After retirement, he moved to the USA.
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