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SSC, equivalent exams 2024: Pass rate 83%, 2.65% higher compared to 2023 

Update : 12 May 2024, 15:06

In this year’s SSC and equivalent examinations, approximately 83.04% of students successfully passed, marking an increase of 2.65% over the previous year’s results.

A total of 16,72,153 students, comprising 8,06,553 male and 8,65,600 female students, achieved passing grades out of the 20,13,597 candidates who sat for the exams.

Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury Nowfel disclosed these figures during a press briefing at the Ministry in Dhaka earlier today. He highlighted that while the overall pass rate has increased, the number of students achieving the highest grade point average (GPA-5) saw a slight decline to 182,129, which is 1,449 fewer than last year. Of those who earned a GPA-5, 83,353 are male and 98,776 are female. 

In a separate event earlier today, the minister presented the results summary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence, Ganabhaban.

The results also showed varying performance across different education boards. The Madrasa Education Board reported a 79.66% pass rate, with 14,206 students earning a GPA-5. Meanwhile, the Technical Education Board saw an 81.38% pass rate, with 4,078 students achieving a GPA-5.

These exams were administered across 3,799 centres involving students from 29,861 institutions under 11 education boards, which include nine general education boards. UNB

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