A total of 105,594 students scored a GPA 5 in the exam
A total of 82.20% of this year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC)—and its equivalent examinations—examinees have passed the test.
The pass rate was 77.77% last year.
A total of 1,749,165 students passed the exam out of total 2,127,815 students who took it.
Although the pass rate has risen this year, the number of GPA 5 holders has diminished.
Education minister Dipu Moni unveiled the results at a function held at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka on Monday.
However the number of GPA 5 holders has dropped significantly.
A total of 105,594 students scored a GPA 5 in the exam — 4.96% of the students who took the exam this year. Last year, 110,629 of the test takers, got a GPA 5 last year, according to data unveiled by the minister.