Of the 324,284 candidates registered for the 2023 National High School Examination (Enem) in Bahia, around 92,000 did not show up at the application sites on the first day of the tests, this Sunday (5).
The data was released by the National Institute of Educational Research Anísio Teixeira (Inep). Across the country, abstention was 28.1%. Of the 3.9 million registered, more than one million did not take the tests.
Amazonas was the state with the most absent candidates in percentage terms, 44%. Ceará had the lowest rate, 25.1%.
The tests were administered in 132,466 classrooms, distributed in 9,396 locations in 1,750 municipalities in the 26 states and the Federal District. In Bahia there were 857 locations in 167 municipalities.
According to the report, 4,293 participants were eliminated from Enem for carrying electronic equipment, being absent before the permitted time, using printed materials or not following instructions from inspectors.
Additionally, 905 candidates were affected by logistical issues, such as medical emergencies, temporary power outages or water supply issues. These candidates have the right to request the exam to be reapplied.
On the first day of Enem, candidates answered the Languages, Codes and their Technologies and Human Sciences and their Technologies tests, with 45 questions each. The essay’s theme was the challenges of confronting the invisibility of care work carried out by women in Brazil.
Next Sunday (12), candidates will return to the test sites to answer the 90 Mathematics and Natural Sciences questions.
Extra official templates
g1, in partnership with Colégio Anglo, released the unofficial answer sheets for the first day’s tests. The official answer sheet should only be released by Inep on November 24th. Check out the answers: