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10:45 AM, August 18, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:30 PM, August 18, 2016

74.70% pass HSC, equivalent exams

5.1 percentage point higher than that of previous year

Total 74.70 percent students passed this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations across the country which is 5.1 percentage points higher than that of previous year.

Among them, 58,276 examinees obtained Grade Point Average (GPA)-5.

Around 10:30am, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over a copy of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gono Bhaban in Dhaka.

Total 72.47 percent students passed this year’s HSC examinations with 48,950 students obtaining GPA-5. The pass rate is 73.53 percent under Dhaka education board, 68.59 percent under Sylhet, 64.49 percent under Comilla, 75.40 percent under Rajshahi, 70.64 percent under Dinajpur, 64.60 percent under Chittagong, 83.82 percent under Jessore and 70.13 percent under Barisal board.

A total of 1,330 students got GPA-5 in Sylhet, 1,912 in Comilla, 6,075 in Rajshahi, 3,899 in Dinajpur, 2,253 in Chittagong, 4,586 in Jessore and 787 in Barisal.

Viqarunnisa Noon School and College students celebrating their HSC results on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Photo: Amran Hossain

The pass rates in madrasa and technical boards are respectively 88.19 and 84.57 percent respectively.

The examinees will get their results at their respective examination centres, websites of their respective education boards and through short message service (SMS) after 2:00pm, said ministry officials.

The results are also available on the website -- http://www.educationboardresults.gov.bd.

Last year, the combined pass rate in 10 education boards, including madrasa and technical boards, also came down to 69.6 percent from the previous year’s 78.33 percent.

Over 1,218,628 students from 8,533 educational institutions registered to the examinations which were started on April 3 under eight general boards, one madrasa board, and one technical board.


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