JSC and PEC result 2018 published today and everyone is tensed to get the result in hand.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, after handing over results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, declared that 85.2 per cent passed the JSC tests.
In the madrassa board, the pass rate was 89 per cent; which, in cumulation with the JSC, took the overall pass rate to 85.83 per cent, Minister Nahid said.
The number of GPA 5 plummeted to nearly one third of what it was last year. This year, 68,095 students secured GPA 5, which was 1,84,397 last year.
Minister Nahid said it was because the numbers of fourth subject was not added to the total results this year.
In figures, 25,99,169 students made it through the eighth grade terminal examinations under the eight education boards and madrasa board.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally published the results digitally, through a laptop, at her official residence Gonobhaban this morning.
Fifth grade terminal examination Primary Education Completion (PEC) witnessed a rise, marking at over 97 per cent this year.
The pass rate is 97.59 per cent, up from what was 95.18 per cent last year. The pass rate in Ebtedaye terminal tests was 97.69 per cent.
The number of GPA 5 achievers in PEC stood at 3,68,193, which rose from 2,62,909 last year. In Ebtedaye, 12,268 were GPA 5 achievers.
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman unveiled the results at a press briefing at his ministry office this afternoon.
Among those who passed PEC, 11,81,019 were boys and 14,07,885 were girls.
Also, among the GPA 5 achievers, girls outperformed boys. A total of 2,06,782 girls secured the highest marks, GPA 5, against 1,61,193 boys.
In total, 26,52,896 students took part in the fifth grade terminal examinations, among which 25,88,904 students emerged successful.