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80.39 percent students pass SSC, equivalent exams

80.39 percent students pass SSC, equivalent exams

The results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams were published on Friday (Jul 28) where the overall pass rate is 80.39. Last year, 87.44 percent students passed the SSC and equivalent exams. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni and Deputy Minister for Education Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury formally handed over the SSC results of 2023 to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban in Dhaka in the morning. A total of 1,59,220 students got the highest Grade Point Average (GPA-5) in the SSC exams. A total of 375 students appeared in the exams through the exam centers abroad and of them, 320 students have passed, local media reported.

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni held a press briefing on the SSC and equivalents exams results at 11am at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka. “We are pledge-bound to build a smart Bangladesh. The results have been published in a total paperless system,” said the education minister in her speech at the press briefing, adding the candidates will get their results directly on the mobile phones.

Deputy Minister for Education Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury, senior secretary of Technical and Madrasah Education Department M Kamal Hossain, Higher Secondary Education Secretary Suleman Khan and Chairmen of all education boards, among others, were present at the briefing.

Students of 29,798 institutions under 11 education boards, including nine general education boards, took part in this year's examination at 3,810 centers.