DHAKA: Cumilla Education Board outnumbered the seven other general education boards to count highest pass rate in this year's HSC and equivalent examinations.
On an average 73.93 percent of examinees passed the examinations under 10 education boards as the results published Wednesday (July 17).
A total of 13,36,629 students from 8,985 educational institutions appeared in this year’s examinations. Of them, 9,88,172 students have passed.
Under Cumilla Board, a total of 94,360 students appeared in the examination. Of them, 73,358 have become successful, making the pass rate 77.74 percent.
The pass rate of Rajshahi Board is 76.38 percent, while it is 71.09 percent in Dhaka, 75.65 percent in Jashore, 62.19 percent in Chattogram, 70.65 percent in Barisal, 67.05 in Sylhet and 71.78 in Dinajpur Board.
Under Dhaka Board, 18,187 examinees scored GPA 5, which is highest among all the boards.
BDST: 1835 HRS, JUL 17, 2019