This year, 73.93 per cent students have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations.
The results were officially unveiled by prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday morning.
They will be later published at a press briefing at the education ministry in the afternoon. A total of 9,88,172 candidates, among 13,36,629 students, have passed the tests. This year, 47,286 students have achieved GPA 5.
The overall pass rate of the eight general education board is 71.85 per cent. Pass rate of the madrassah board is 88.56 per cent and 82.62 per cent vocational board candidates have passed the exams.
HSC and equivalent examinations began on April 1 and concluded on May 11. A total of 13, 51,505 examinees from 9,081 educational institutions took part in the examinations.