Female students have secured better pass rate, at 87.71 percent, than their male counterparts at the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams for 2022, as in the previous year.
The SSC pass rate of male students is 87.16 percent.
Education Minister Dipu Moni shared detailed information on this year’s SSC results during a press conference at International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka on Monday noon.
This year, 17,43,619 students -- 8,70,046 boys and 8,73,573 girls -- from 29,639 institutes under 11 education boards in the country successfully passed the SSC and equivalents exams.
Girls also ahead in achieving GPA-5
A total of 2,69,602 students across the country have scored GPA-5. Among them, 1,21,156 are male students and 1,48,446 female.
This year, more than 20 lakh students took part in SSC and equivalent examinations.
Of them, 15.99 lakh were from nine general education boards, 2.68 lakh under the Madrasa Education Board, and 1.53 lakh under the Technical Education Board. SSC and equivalent examinations began across the country on September 15.