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JSC, JDC exams pass rate falls by 9.41pc

30 Dec 2017, 13:25 | updated: 30 Dec 2017, 19:01

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Dhaka: A total of 83.65 per cent students came out successful in this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakil Certificate (JDC) examinations, which is 9.41 pc lower than that of the previous year.

A total 1,91,628 students secured highest GPA-5 this year which was 247,588 in 2016.

Some 1,84,397 JSC students obtained GPA 5 while 7,231 JDC students got the highest grade.

The pass rate in the JSC exam alone is 83.10 pc while that in the JDC is 86.80pc.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban around 12pm on Saturday, reports the UNB.

The JSC and JDC examinations were held between November 1 and 18. A total of 24, 68,820 students from 28,621 educational institutions appeared in this year’s examinations.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will hold at a press briefing over the results at the conference room of his ministry at 2pm.

Meanwhile, 1,84,397 students obtained GPA-5 in JSC while 7,231 obtained GPA-5 in JDC.

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