12:24 PM, December 30, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:07 PM, December 30, 2017

JSC, JDC Results: Big fall in pass rate

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The success rate in JSC and JDC examinations has suffered a significant fall this year.

The pass percentage of the Junior Secondary Certificate and Junior Dakhil Certificate examinations has come down to 83.65 percent, dipping 9.41 percentage points from last year.

In numeric of combined result of JSC and JDC in eight general boards and one madrasa board, a total of 20, 18, 271 out of 24, 82, 342 examinees came out successful in the year, which is 1,65,704 lower than in the previous year. 

The numbers of GPA-5 earning students reduced by 55, 960 than the previous year as a total of 1, 91, 628 candidates achieved GPA-5 this year, which was 2, 47,588 last year.

In Junior Secondary Certificate (JSC) examinations, a total of 17, 07, 024 out of 21, 03, 763 candidates passed the examinations.

The pass rate hit a record low of 83.10 percent with 1, 84, 397 students securing GPA-5 under eight general education boards across the country, down by 50, 662 from last year.

The pass rate in Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations is 86.80 percent, 7.22 percent lower than in the last year.

The number of GPA-5 achieving students also has come down to 7,231, decreasing by 5, 298 students from last year.

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Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over the copy of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Gono Bhaban residence in the afternoon.

The results are aviable on the websites of Ministry of Education: http://www.educationboardresults.gov.bd. Besides, student can also get their results via short messaging service (SMS).

SMS System for JSC Exam Result 2017: JSC <SPACE> DHA <SPACE> ROLL NUMBER SEND TO 16222 .

SMS System for JDC Exam Result 2017: JDC <SPACE> MAD <SPACE> ROLL NUMBER SEND TO 16222.

The JSC and JDC examinations were held between November 1 and 18. A total of 24, 68,820 students from 28,621 educational institutions appeared in this year's examinations. Of them, 11, 44,778 are male and 13, 24,042 female.

The number of JSC examinees is 20, 90,277 while 3, 78,543 examinees participated in the JDC examination this year.

A total of 659 students from nine overseas centres appeared in the JSC examinations.