The pass percentage of the Junior Secondary Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations has come down to 83.65 percent, which was 93.06 percent last year.
In numeric of combined result of JSC and JDC in eight general boards and one madrasa board, a total of 20, 18, 271 out of 24, 82, 342 examinees came out successful in the year, which is 1,65,704 lower than in the previous year.
The numbers of GPA-5 earning students reduced by 55, 960 than the previous year as a total of 1, 91, 628 candidates achieved GPA-5 this year, which was 2, 47,588 last year.
In Junior Secondary Certificate (JSC) examinations, a total of 17, 07, 024 out of 21, 03, 763 candidates passed the examinations.
The pass rate hit a record low of 83.10 percent with 1, 84, 397 students securing GPA-5 under eight general education boards across the country, down by 50, 662 from last year.