pass percentage and the number of highest grade grosser in the Higher Secondary
Certification Examinations in eight general education boards has declined a
little compared with the figures of the past year.
percentage of the students in 10 education boards, including the newly
established Dinajpur board and the technical and madrassah education boards, is
In the 2009 Higher Secondary Certificate exams, 18,222 examinees scored the highest grade, GPA 5, but the number was 19,108 in the 2008 HSC exams, according to statistics supplied by the education ministry after the results were published on Saturday.
The results, prepared in accordance with the grading system introduced in the HSC exams in 2003, showed the pass percentage in the eight general education boards is 70.43. The rate was 74.85 in 2008 in the seven general education boards. Examinees of the newly established Dinajpur board took the HSC exams for first time this year.