The results of this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations were published on Thursday, showing 92.33 pass percentages.Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban at about 10:00am.
Sheikh Hasina then formally published the results.
A total of 20,98,082 JSC and JDC examinees, out of 22,72,289, came out successful in the examinations this year with 92.33 percent pass rate while the pass rate in the last year’s exams was 90.41, said the Minister at a press briefing at the secretariat.
A total of 196, 263 JSC and JDC examinees secured the highest grade point average, GPA-5, this year while 1,56, 235 students acquired GPA-5 last year, he siad .
A total of 17, 80, 770 (92.31 percent) students, out of 19, 29, 099, passed the JSC examination this year while a total of 3,17, 312 (92.46 percent) students, among 3, 43, 190, came out successful in JDC examinations this year.
A total of 1, 87, 502, JSC examinees obtained the highest grade point average, GPA-5, this year while 8,167 JDC examinees secured the GPA-5 this year.
At the press conference, Nahid also said girl students did better comparing to the boys this year as 11,19,633 girls passed the examinations while 9,78, 449 boys came out successful. As many as 1, 11, 303 female examinees got GPA-5 while 84,960 boys got GPA-5, he said.
He said a total of 558 students appeared in JSC and JDC examinations in abroad under eight centres where some 448 students came out successful with 98.11 pass rate.
Meanwhile, a total of 8,583 schools and madrasas achieved 100 percent pass rate this year while none pass from 43 intuitions.
The examinations were held in 2,6,27 centres across the country under nine education boards and pass rate in Dhaka board is 90.39 % Rajshahi board 97.47%, Comilla Baord 92.51%, Jessore, 95.44%, Chittagong 85.48%, Barisal 97.26%, Sylhet 93.59%, Dinajpur 51.72% and madarsah board 92.46%.
The JSC and JDC examinations were held from November 1 to November 18.