Jashore Board has topped in the pass rate of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations while Dhaka Board has recorded the highest number of GPA 5.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday unveiled the results of HSC and equivalent examinations 2021, joining a function at International Mother Language Institute virtually from her official residence Gonobhaban.
This year, the average pass rate in HSC and equivalent examinations is 95.26 per cent.
A total of 98.11 per cent students passed the HSC exams under Jashore Board, 97.49 per cent in Cumilla, 97.29 per cent in Rajshahi Board, 96.20 percent in Dhaka Board, 95.76 percent in Barishal, 95.71 percent in Mymensingh, 94.80 percent in Sylhet, 92.43 per cent in Dinajpur and 89.39 per cent under Chattogram Board.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,89,169 students secured the highest grade GPA 5.
Among them, 59,233 students got GPA 5 in Dhaka Board, 32,800 in Rajshahi, 20,878 in Jashore, 15,349 in Dinajpur, 14,153 in Cumilla 13,720 in Chattogram, 9,971 in Barishal, 7,687 in Mymensingh and 4,731 in Sylhet Board.
A total of 14,03,244 candidates took part in the shortened HSC and equivalent exams from 9,183 educational institutions under 11 education boards in the country.
The HSC and equivalent exams were held on December 02-30 last year with shortened syllabus due to long Covid-19-induced closure of educational institutions.
Source: United News of Bangladesh