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Girls slightly ahead of boys with 87.71% pass rate

UNB . Dhaka
28 Nov 2022 17:04:02 | Update: 28 Nov 2022 17:53:34
Girls slightly ahead of boys with 87.71% pass rate
Students of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in Dhaka show victory sign while celebrating their success in the SSC examination on November 28, 2022 — Shamsul Haque Ripon

Female students have secured a slightly better pass rate, at 87.71 per cent, than their male counterparts at the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams for 2022, as in the previous year.

The SSC pass rate of male students is 87.16 per cent.

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

This year, 17,43,619 students — 8,70,046 boys and 8,73,573 girls — from 29,639 institutes under 11 education boards in the country successfully passed the SSC and equivalents exams.

Girls also ahead in achieving GPA-5

A total of 2,69,602 students across the country have scored GPA-5. Among them, 1,48,446 are female students and 1,21,156 are male.

This year, more than 20 lakh students took part in SSC and equivalent examinations.

Of them, 15.99 lakh were from nine general education boards, 2.68 lakh under the madrasa education board, and 1.53 lakh under the technical education board.

The SSC and equivalent examinations began across the country on September 15.