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87.44% passes SSC, equivalent exams

UNB . Dhaka
28 Nov 2022 12:33:00 | Update: 28 Nov 2022 20:16:34
87.44% passes SSC, equivalent exams
A student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College smiles after getting her SSC result, while another informs her family the good news over phone on Monday — Shamsul Haque Ripon

A total of 87.44 per cent students have passed this year’s Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations.

Last year, the overall pass rate stood at 93.58 per cent. 

Students of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College show victory sign after getting the SSC results on Monday — Shamsul Haque Ripon

Education Minister Dipu Moni shared detailed information on this year’s SSC results during a press conference at International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka on Monday noon.

Earlier on the day, the education minister handed over the 2022 SSC result summary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the PMO.

This year, more than 2 million students took part in SSC and equivalent examinations under 11 boards, including madrasa (Dakhil) and Technical Education.

Of them, 15.99 lakh were from nine general education boards, 2.68 under the Madrasa Education Board, and 1.53 lakh under Technical Education Board. SSC and equivalent examinations began across the country on September 15.

A mother adores her daughter after getting the SSC result at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College on Monday — Shamsul Haque Ripon

SSC and equivalent examinations under all education boards were scheduled to begin on June 19, but were postponed due to the flood situation in the country on June 17.

Earlier, it was deferred for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Usually, SSC exams take place in February.

2,69,602 students get GPA-5

A total of 2,69,602 students have got GPA-5 across the country in this year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations.

Among them, 1,21,156 are male students and 1,48, 446 are female students.

The number of GPA-5(the highest grade) achievers has increased by 86,262 against last year’s 1,83,340.