The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations were published across the country on Saturday, showing a pass percentage of 87.04 percent.
A total of 12, 82, 618 students, out of the total 1,473,594, came out successful in this year’s SSC and equivalent examinations while 1,11,901, students achieved the grade point average (GPA)-5.Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban around 10:10 am.
The overall pass rate of the eight general education boards is 86.72 percent with 90.02 percent in the Madrasah Board and 83.01 percent in the Technical Board.
Later, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will formally announce the results at a press briefing at 1.00pm.
The SSC and its equivalent examinations were held amid nonstop blockade and hartal porgrammes enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.
Not a single written examination could be held on scheduled dates and most of the examinations were held on weekly holidays.
A total of 1,473,594 students took part in the examinations under 10 education boards.- UNB