The Primary and Mass Education Ministry has declared that 97.59 percent of examinees have passed this year’s Primary School Certificate (PSC) exams, while 97.69 percent have passed their Ebtedayee exams.
A total of 368,193 students have achieved a GPA 5.0 in the PSC exams, while 12,264 obtained the GPA 5.0 in the Ebtedayee exams.
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman handed over a summary of the results for the fifth grade completion exams to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday morning at the Ganabhaban in the capital.
The minister also presented various highlights from the exams results during a press conference at the Secretariat in the afternoon.
The PSC pass rate last year was 95.18 percent, while the Ebtedayee pass rate was 92.94 percent. A total of 262,609 PSC examinees got the GPA 5.0 that year, while 5,023 Ebtedayee examinees received the GPA 5.0.
Both the pass rate and the number of GPA 5.0 examinees have risen this year.
A total of 3,095,123 students took part in PSC and Ebtedayee examinations held from Nov 18 to Nov 26 this year.
The results can be found on the websites of the education boards and the primary education department after the announcements.
Phone subscribers can get the results via SMS services as well.
A primary student can type ‘DPEThana/Upazila coderoll number2018’ and send the message to 16222 to get the results in a return SMS.
Ebtedayee students can type ‘EBT’ in place of ‘DPE’ for the results.