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83.04% of students pass SSC, equivalent exams

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Published: 12:46, 12 May 2024   Update: 13:11, 12 May 2024
83.04% of students pass SSC, equivalent exams

The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations-2024 have been published across the country on Sunday (May 12).

Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury Nowfel handed over the summary and statistics of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital around 10am.

The average pass rate is 83.04 per cent, which is an improvement from last year’s rate of 80.39%.

83.77 percent of students have passed under the nine general education boards. The pass rate for female students is slightly higher at 84.47%, while male students have a pass rate of 81.57%.

According to the results, the pass rate in Dhaka board is 83.92%, 89.13% in Barishal, 82.8% in Chattogram, 79.23% in Cumilla, 78.4% in Dinajpur, 89.26% in Rajshahi, 73.35% in Sylhet, 84.97% in Mymensingh, and 92.32% in Jashore. The pass rate in madrasa board is 79.66%.

This year, SSC and its equivalent examinations began across the country on February 15. The written exams ended on March 12 and the practical exams concluded on March 20.

A total of 2,024,192 students appeared for the SSC, equivalent examinations under 11 education boards.

Of them, 1,606,879 students participated under nine general education boards. A total of 242,314 students sat for the examination under Madrasa Education Board while 126,373 students participated under Technical Education Board.

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