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82.20% pass SSC, equivalent exams; GPA 5 rate declines

  • Published at 11:59 am May 6th, 2019
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Education minister Dipu Moni receives Secondary School Certificate (SSC) results at a function held at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka on Monday, May 6, 2019 Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

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.