The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations have broken all records with 89.03 percent success rate, which is 2.71 percentage points higher than that of last year.
Total 87.31 percent students passed the exams under Dhaka board, 94.03 percent in Rajshahi, 90.41 percent in Comilla, 92.82 percent in Jessore, 88.41 percent in Chittagong, 88.63 percent in Barisal, 88.96 percent in Sylhet and 90.80 percent in Dinajpur.
Students of the SSC (vocational) also did well this year with 81.13 percent pass while 89.31 percent passed in Madrasa Education Board.
As many as 91,226 students secured the highest Grade Point Average (GPA-5) this year.
In eight education boards, 89.72 percent passed this year with 77,381 achieving GPA-5.
The number of GPA holders is 26,390 in Dhaka, 7,358 in Chittagong, 12,203 in Rajshahi, 8,186 in Dinajpur, 2,789 in Sylhet, 3,514 in Barisal, 9,086 in Jessore and 7,854 in Comilla.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over a copy of the results to the prime minister in the morning.
He formally announced the results through a press conference at his ministry at the Bangladesh Secretariat in the afternoon.
A total of 11,54,758 students passed the exams while 13,03,203 candidates from 27,073 educational institutions took part in the exams under all education boards.
The SSC and its equivalent Dakhil and SSC (vocational) results are available in the website www.educationboardresults.gov.bd.
The examinations began on February 3 and the written tests ended on March 5.