68.91 pc pass HSC exams: 37,969 get GPA-5


PV Desk : On an average 68.91 percent of examinees passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations held under 10 education boards of the country this year.

Of them, 66.84 percent students came out successful in eight general education boards while 77.2 pc passed in Madrasa Education Board and 81.33 pc in Technical Education Board.

“A total of 37,969 candidates scored maximum grade point average GPA-5 this year examinations,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid told a press briefing in the conference room of the ministry here today.

He said a total of 11,63,370 examinees from 8,771 educational institutions appeared at the examinations. Of the total examinees, 6,24,775 are males and 5,38,595 females.

Female students in the examinations have outnumbered the male students in terms of pass rate this year.