Girls outshine boys in SSC results

Staff Correspondent

31st May, 2020 09:39:17 printer

Girls outshine boys in SSC results

The girl students have outshined the male candidates in both pass rate and scoring a GPA-5 in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations this year.

A total of 8,56,631 girls students passed the examinations with 84.10 percent success rate this year while the number of successful male students is 8,33,892 with 81.63 percent pass rate.

The female students are 2.47 percent ahead of their male counterparts in terms of pass rate.

The girls were also ahead of boys even within the nine general education boards with a pass rate of 84.50 percent against the male students pass rate 82.95 percent in the boards.

The combined pass rate of female students was 83.28 percent in 2019 while pass rate of boys was 81.13 percent in the previous year.

Meanwhile, the girls’ students have also outshined the boys in term of achieving GPA-5 as a total of 70,144 girl students secured GPA-5 while 65,754 boys got the GPA-5 under the 11 educational boards.

In 2019, a total of 52,110 male students obtained GPA-5 while 53,484 female students got the GPA-5 under all the education board.