Rajshahi Education Board has seen the highest pass rate this year among all boards -- general, technical and madrasa -- in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations.
According to results published on Sunday, Rajshahi had a success rate of 90.37 percent while the technical board had 72.7 percent, the lowest. Among the general education boards, Sylhet had the lowest pass rate at 78.79 percent.
In Rajshahi, 200,185 students appeared in the examination while 180,902 came out successful.
Besides, in Sylhet, 116,104 students sat for the examinations while 91,480 passed the exams.
Barishal correspondent reports that 112,436 students appeared in this year’s SSC exam and of them, 89,616 passed in the examination with a success rate of 79.7 percent -- up 2 percent from last year.
A total of 4,483 students achieved GPA 5 from Barishal.
"This year, the number of GPA 5 and pass rate has increased compared to the last year," said Arun Kumar Gyen, controller of Barisahl Education Board.
In Cumilla, Dr Mohammad Asaduzzaman, exam controller, said this year the pass rate is 85.22 percent, about 2 percent lower than the previous year.
The number of GPA 5 achiever increased compared to last year as 10,245 students secured A+.
This year, 1,59,070 students appeared in the examination while 1,35,560 students came out successful.
Cent percent students came out successful at 162 educational institutions under the board.
In Dinajpur, 12,086 students achieved GPA 5 while the pass rate from the board is 82.73 percent, said Prof Mohamamd Tofazzur Rahman, examination controller of the board.
This year, a total of 1,92,979 students sat for the examination under the board from 2,646 institutions and of them, 1,58,685 came out successful.
SSC results: Rajshahi Board tops list