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Cumilla board sees highest pass rate

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 15:25, 8 February 2023   Update: 15:27, 8 February 2023
Cumilla board sees highest pass rate

Cumilla education board has topped the list in terms of the highest pass rate in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of 2022.

A total of 85,880 candidates took part in this year’s HSC and equivalent examinations under the Cumilla board where 77,907 came out successful.

HSC pass rate in Cumilla is 90.72 per cent, while 87.83 per cent in Dhaka, 86.95 per cent in Barishal, 83.32 per cent in Jashore, 81.51 per cent in Rajshahi, 81.4 per cent in Sylhet, 78.76 per cent in Chittagong, 80.32 per cent Mymensingh and 79.06 per cent in Dinajpur.

Last year, the pass rate in Cumilla was 97.49 per cent.

This year, the average pass rate is 85.95 per cent across the country.

Total 1,78,443 students achieved GPA 5 in the HSC.

Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni held a press conference to brief the details of the results at International Mother Language Institute in the capital’s Shegun Bagicha at 12:30pm.

Earlier, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni handed over the copies of results to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Later, the Prime Minister published the results of HSC and its equivalent examinations by pressing a button on the computer around 11:45 am.

A total of 12,03,407 candidates took part in the examination under nine general education boards, madrasa board and technical education board.

Candidates can get their results online or through SMS, board officials said.

To get the results under general boards through SMS, candidates have to type HSC, the first three letters of the board name, followed by the candidate’s roll number and the year, and send it to 16222.

Alternatively, the candidates can also get results from http://www.educationboardresults.gov.bd.

They can download individual result sheets by entering roll and registration number.

Educational institutions can also download the results from https://dhakaeducationboard.gov.bd/ by putting in the EIIN number of the institution.