A total of 21,250 female examinees (72.38%) out of 29,357 have passed, whereas 21,907 male students (68.07%) out of 32,181 have come out successful in the examinations.
According to the results declared on Thursday morning, a total of 43,157 (70.13%) students passed the exams out of 61,538 examinees under the board this year.
However, the number of GPA 5 achievers has decreased this year than that of the previous year.
A total of 787 examinees have got GPA-5 this year, while the number of the students who got GPA 5 last year was 1, 319.
On the other hand, examinees of Science and Home Economics groups are ahead of other groups in the board.
A total of 7,741 (81.98%) examinees out of 9,442 have passed the exams in Science and Home Economics group, while in Business Studies group, 16,025 (77.18%) out of 20,763 students have passed the exams.
In Humanities and Islamic Studies group, 19,391 (61.89%) out of 31,333 examinees have come out successful.
Female students had done better than male examinees last year also, as 73.16% female and 67.05% male examinees passed HSC examinations in 2015.