2.69 lakh get GPA 5
A total of 2,69,602 students got the highest grade point average (GPA 5) in the SSC and equivalent examinations under 11 education boards across the country. Last year the number was 1,83,340.
Of them, 1,48,446 are female and 1,21,156 are male students.
A total of 2,33,763 students got GPA 5 in nine education boards and 35,839 secured GPA 5 in madrasa and technical boards.
However, 87.44% students passed this year’s SSC and its equivalent examinations.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially announced the results through video conferencing from Ganobhaban on Monday noon.
Results are also now available through mobile operators’ short messaging service (SMS) and at the www.educationboardresults.gov.bd website.
The SSC and its equivalent examinations began on September 15 as per the revised and rearranged syllabus and the exam of each subject took place in 2 hours instead of 3 hours.
A total of 20, 21,868 students from 29,591 educational institutions took part in the exams of SSC, Dakhil and SSC (vocational) at 3,790 centres. A total of 15, 99,711 students participated in the SSC examinations under nine general education boards.
Some 2, 68,495 candidates appeared in the Dakhil exams under the Madrasah Education Board while 1, 53,662 students appeared in Dakhil vocational exams under the Technical Education Board.