The female students achieved better results than the male students in this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations but the boys outnumbered girls in securing GPA-5.
The pass rate of female students under eight general education boards is 80.35 percent while the rate of male students is 78.40 percent. The statistic shows that females are ahead with 1.95% points more than males.
However, the boys outnumbered girls in terms of GPA-5 under the 10 education boards.
A total of 55,701 male students achieved GPA-5 while a total of 54,928 female students achieved the GPA-5 results this year’s SSC and equivalent exams.
A total of 8,32,326 female students appeared in the examinations and 7,92,097 male students took part under the eight general boards in the SSC examinations.
This year, about 77.77 percent students passed the SSC and equivalent tests, which is 2.58 percent lower compared to previous year.