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87.44 percent pass SSC, equivalent exams

28 November 2022
87.44 percent pass SSC, equivalent exams

Photo: Moin Ahamed

UNB, Dhaka :

The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations were published on Monday, showing an average pass percentage of 87.44.

The pass rate in the SSC examination under nine general boards is 88.10 percent while that of madrasa education board is 82.22 percent and technical education board 89.55 percent.

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, the Education Minister handed over the result summary to the Prime Minister Shikh Hasina at the PMO.

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.

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

The female students have done better than boys with 87.71 percent  pass rate like the previous year. The pass rate of the boys is 87.16 percent.

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 cleared the exams.

Jashore Education Board recorded 95.17 percent pass rate on average, while Cumilla Education Board saw 91.28 percent pass rate this year.

Sylhet Board recorded the lowest pass rate at 78.82%.

Pass rate in Dhaka Board is 90.03%, in Rajshahi Board 85.88%, in Chattogram Board 87.53%, in Barishal Board 89.61%, in Mymensingh Board 89.02%, and in Dinajpur Board 81.16%.

A total of 2,975 educational institutions under all education boards secured cent percent pass rate.

The number of the institutions with 100% pass rate has declined this year comparing to the previous year. Last year, the number was 5,494.

Meanwhile, the number of educational institutions with zero pass rate is 50 which was 18 last year.

More than 20 lakh 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.

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