Pass rate increased, GPA-5 decreased in Barisal Board
The pass rate in Barisal Board increased but number of GPA-5 holders decreased where female examinees have done better than male in the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination 2018.
The result was declared by Prof Md. Anwarul Azim, controller of examinations of BEB, at his office.
Declaring the result, he said that most of the failed examinees had bad result in English subject.
This year, 62,173 examinees appeared from 333 colleges under 116 centers of BEB.
A total of 43,861, (70.55 percent) passed with 670 examinees achieving GPA-5 grade.
Last year the pass rate of BEB was 70.13 percent with 787 GPA-5 grade.
This year, 23,070 (76 percent) students out of 30356 female examinees passed the exam with 370 in GPA-5 grade.
On the other hand, 20,791 (65.35 percent) students out of 31,817 male examinees passed with 300 of them getting GPA-5 grade.
According to the BEB sources, Barishal district did better with 76.30 percent pass rate and 423 GPA-5 grade, while the result of Patuakhali district with 61.22 percent pass rate and 43 GPA-5 grade was worst among the six districts of the division.