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 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.
JSC and JDC examinations were held between November 1 to November 18.
A total of 2,468,820 students participate in the examinations this year.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will hold at a press briefing over the results at the conference room of his ministry at 2pm.
After the press briefings, examinees will get results from their schools and madrasas. The results will also be available at the websites of respective boards and through short messaging service (SMS).