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Girls ahead of boys in HSC pass rates, again

  • Published at 05:14 pm July 17th, 2019
File photo: Students of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College celebrate passing their HSC exams Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

For the last three years, female HSC candidates have had higher passing rates than the males

Like the past three years, female students who sat for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations have outnumbered the male students – in terms of pass rate.

According to the results published on Wednesday, 76.44% female students passed in the exams, compared to 71.67% male students. 

Last year, the success rate among girls was 69.72%, 5.84% higher than the boys’ 63.88%. In 2017, the success rate for girls was 70.43%, while it was 68.61% for boys.

On an average, 73.93% of examinees passed examinations under 10 education boards of the country.

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A total of 13,51,505 examinees from 9,081 educational institutions took part in the examinations across the country.

Among them, 703,000 were male students and 633,629 were female students.