Results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2018 are out; the pass rate of HSC and equivalent exams has fallen to 66.64% this year from 68.91% a year ago.
The average pass rate was 66.64%, down from 66.84% last year, and the number of GPA 5 achievers plummeted to 29,262.
A total of 29,262 students achieved a GPA of 5.0, compared to 37,969 in 2017, according to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid.
The education ministry published results of HSC and equivalent exams on Thursday. The overall success rate was dropped by 2.27 percentage points while the number of GPA-5 achievers fell by 8,464.
Girls continued to outperform boys with a 69.7 per cent pass rate, compared to 63.88 per cent. In total, 8,58,801 students passed the HSC and equivalent exams.
Outside the eight educational boards, the pass rate in the technical board was 75.5 per cent with total 2,456 GPA 5 achievers. The madrasa board registered a pass rate of 78.67 per cent; the number of GPA 5 achievers were 1,244.
Minister Nahid met the premier at Gono Bhaban around 10:00 am this morning and handed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a copy of the results.
He will formally announce the results through a press conference at 1:00 pm at his ministry.
Last year, the overall pass rate was 66.84%. The number of students having achieved the highest grade — GPA 5 – registered at 33,242, a big drop from the previous year.
Examinees will get their results from respective examination centres or educational institutions, websites of respective centres and through the internet and mobile phones.
To get the results, students can also log on to the website www.educationboardresults.gov.bd.
This year, a total of 13,11,457 examinees from 8,864 educational institutions appeared in the examinations. Of them, 6, 35,697 are male and 5,47,989 females.
A total of 11, 83,686 examinees appeared in the HSC and equivalent examinations last year.
How to get HSC results?
Results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2018 will be published today. This is how you can obtain the results:
Examinees can get the results from the Education Board website http://www.educationboardresults.gov.bd/ and also from the websites of respective education boards.
Examinees of the eight education boards can get their results through their mobile phones. Type: HSC<space>first three letters of the board<space>roll number<space>2018 and send it to 16222.
For madrasah board, type: HSC<space>MAD<space>roll number<space>2018 and send it to 16222.
Apart from this, examinees of the technical education board can get their results by typing, HSC<space>TEC<space>roll number<space>2018 and sending it to 16222.
Along with all of this, educational institutions will also send the results to the students via email.
# Students will also be able to apply for re-evaluation of their results, if needed, between Jul 20 and Jul 26.
They will have to send an SMS only from Teletalk numbers to 16222 with text ‘RSC’ followed by space, the first three letters of the respective education board, then another space then roll number followed by space again and then the subject code.
If there is more than one subject, one will have to write the codes giving commas after each subject code in the same SMS.
The sender will then get a PIN number. The amount of fee that will have to be paid will also be mentioned in the reply to the text message.
If the terms are accepted, the student will then have to send another SMS to the same number with text ‘RSC’ followed by a space then ‘YES’ then another space then a mobile phone number to contact.
Some Tk 150 will be charged for the re-evaluation of each subject and paper, so the re-evaluation of a two-paper exam subject will cost Tk 300.