The results of HSC and equivalent examinations were published on Saturday. In this year 1 lakh 61 thousand 807 students have got the GPA 5.
Last year (2019) 47 thousand 286 students got GPA 5. This year the percentage of GP 5 is 11.83 which was 3.54 per cent in the previous year.
The HSC and equivalent examinations of the year 2020 were cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic situation. Later the education ministry decided to publish the results through evaluation based on the results of JSC and SSC examinations.
On Saturday Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally announced the results after being connected virtually from her Ganabhaban residence. The program was organized at the international mother language institute at Segun Bagicha in the capital. Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni presided over the program.
Among the GPA 5 holders 1 lakh 53 thousand 614 students are from 9 general education boards, 4 thousand 48 are under madrasa education board and 4 thousand 145 students are under technical education board.