HSC, equivalent exams success rate at 74.70%
Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2016-08-18 11:26:02.0 BdST Updated: 2016-08-18 21:38:31.0 BdST
The results for this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations have been published and 74.79 percent of those who appeared have passed.
That marks a rise of 5.1 percent over last year's success rate, which stood at 69.60 percent last year.
As many as 58,276 students have secured GPA-5 grade against 42,894 last year.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over copies of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday morning at Ganabhaban.
After the formalities, Hasina expressed joy to see the increased pass rate of girls against boys and wished to see equality next year.
She urged those who have failed this year to be ‘more attentive’ in their studies and asked their parents and teachers to be ‘more caring’.
The prime minister said her administration has always given importance to the education sector. “Because education is a key weapon to build a poverty-free country.”
Briefing the media on the highlights of the results at the Secretariat later in the afternoon, Education Minister Nahid expressed satisfaction over the increase in success rate and the number of GPA-5 achievers.
More than 1.21 million students sat for this year's exams, that started on Apr 3 and ended on Jun 20, under eight general, one madrasa and one technical education boards.
Of them, 899,150 have passed the exams.
The results have become available on the website, www.educationboardresults.gov.bd, from 2pm.
Apart from their own institutions, the students or their parents are now also able to find out the results through SMS on mobile phones.
In the eight general education boards, the success rate is 72.47 percent and 48,950 students have achieved GPA-5.
The success rate in the madrasa board is 88.19 percent while 2,414 students secured GPA-5.
And in the technical education board, the pass rate is 84.57 percent and 6,587 students have bagged GPA-5.
The education minister said girls were ahead of boys in success rate this year. Boys have a success rate of 73.93 percent against girls’ 75.60 percent.
The number of institutions from where no students passed the tests is 25. Last year, the number was 35.
Results of 2016 at a glance
Success rate (%)
Technical education board
To find out their results, the students will have to send an SMS to 16222 with text 'HSC' followed by a space then first 3 letters of the respective education board then another space then roll number followed by space again then '2016'.
For example: HSC dha 123456 2016 and send to 16222.
Madrasa students will have to write ‘Alim’ and ‘Mad’ instead of ‘HSC’ and respective board’s first three letters. The rest of the process is same.
For vocational results, students will have to write ‘Tec’ instead of the board’s name. The rest of the process is same.
Students will also be able to apply for re-evaluation of their results, if needed, between Aug 19 and 25.
They will have to send an SMS only from Teletalk numbers to 16222 with text ‘RSC’ followed by a space, then 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 are 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.
Tk 150 will be charged for re-evaluation of each subject.
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