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Boys lag behind in HSC results

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The TBH Desk

The average pass rate has dropped by 7.31% compared to last year in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations as the results were announced today.

Results of the HSC and equivalent examinations were published at 11am on Sunday (26 November).

This year the average pass rate in the 11 education boards of the country is 78.64%, which was 85.95% last year, a source in the education ministry said.

The pass rate is 80.57% in female students and 76.76% in male students.

A total of 10,67,852 students have passed the examination in all the education boards.

Earlier in the day, HSC and equivalent examinations of the year 2023 were handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

“The pass rate of female students in HSC is high, thank you all for this. We always hear about gender equality. The boys are lagging behind. Every time I see the passing rate of girls is increasing. Now the boys have to figure out why they are falling behind,” PM Hasina said at that time.
“Girls are also ahead in GPA. Anyway, I convey my sincere congratulations to all boys and girls,” she added.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni and chairmen of all education boards handed over the summary of the results to the premier at her official Ganabhaban residence.

Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury was present at the time.

A total of 13,59,342 students were registered for the HSC and equivalent exams. Of them, 6,88,887 are boys, and 6,70,455 are girls. HSC is supposed to the gateway of higher studies in Bangladesh.

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