A total of 85.83 percent examinees passed this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) while 97.60 percent passed the Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Primary and Mass Education Minister Advocate Mustafizur Rahman handed over the results to the Prime Minister at a ceremony held at the PM’s official Ganabhaban residence on Monday morning.
A total of 22,30,829 examinees passed the JSC and JDC examinations while 68,095 got GPA-5. The number of GPA 5 achievers in PEC stood at 3,68,193, which rose from 2,62,909 last year. In Ebtedaye, 12,268 were GPA 5 achievers. JSC and JDC examinations were held from November 1 to November 15 with participation of 25,99,169 examinees. The PEC and Ebtedayee examinations were held from November 18 to November 26 with the participation of 30,95,123 examinees.