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JSC, JDC exams pass rate falls by 9.41 pc
A total of 83.65 percent 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 grade 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 of JSC and JDC examinations to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence this morning.
The chairmen of eight general education boards and madrasa and technical education boards separately handed over the results of their respective board to Sheikh Hasina.
A total of 20,18,271 students passed the JSC and 3,11,247 students passed the JDC exams this year.
The pass rate in the JSC exam this year is 83.10 and the number of GPA-5 achievers is 1,84,397 while the pass rate in the JDC exam is 86.80 and the number of GPA-5 achievers is 7231.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasani directed the authorities concerned to formulate time-befitting curricula to keep pace with the modern world and technology.
She also asked the Ministries concerned and organisations of the government to further strengthen their monitoring activities in the educational institutions to improve teaching quality and standard of education there.
Sheikh Hasina said her government put highest importance to education for building a developed and prosperous nation removing poverty.
The JSC and the 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.