Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina published the results of the Higher Secondary Certificate, or HSC, and equivalent examinations 2021 on Sunday.
Education Minister Dipu Moni collected the summaries of the results from the heads of the different education boards at the event on behalf of the prime minister.
Total 95.26% percent students passed this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations across the country. Besides, 1,89,169 students got GPA-5.
Nearly 1.4 million students for the HSC, Alim, HSC Vocational, HSC Business Management and Diploma in Commerce examinations will be able to on mobile phones via SMS and the education board website from 12pm.
The students will be able to know the results at the exam centres and their institutions too.
The pass rate in Rajshahi is 97.29 per cent, in Barishal 95.76 per cent, in Cumilla 97.49 per cent, in Sylhet 94.80 per cent, in Chattogram 89.39 per cent, Dinajpur 92.43 per cent, in Mymensingh 95.71 per cent and in Jashore is 98.11 per cent.
The SSC and the HSC examinations of 2021 could not be held as per the schedules due to the Covid-19 pandemic and then the government decided to hold the examinations with shortened syllabuses.
Students from 9,183 institutions took their HSC and equivalent examinations on Dec 2 at 2,621 centres under nine education boards, including the madrasa and technical boards.
About 14 lakh students participated in the exams under the 11 education boards across the country.
The assessments consisted of six papers from an abbreviated syllabus of three elective subjects. Students got one and a half hours to finish the exams instead of the usual three as the number of questions was cut.