Irfat Bhuiyan, a SSC candidate, died from electrocution while cutting branch of a guava tree in Brahmanbaria on Tuesday.
The tragic incident occurred at Deora Purbapara in Sahajadapur union under Sarail upazila of the district at 12:30pm.
According to family members, the ill-fated boy came in contact with electrical voltage while cutting the branch of the tree and became unconscious.
While Irfat was being taken to Brahmanbaria 250-bed hospital, he died midway.
Aslam Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Sarail Thana, confirmed the death.