The results of the Junior School Certificate and Junior Dakhil Certificate examinations were published on Tuesday.
Education minister Dipu Moni briefed journalists on the results at a press conference at the Secretariat in Dhaka.
This year the combined pass rate of Junior School Certificate and Junior Dakhil Certificate examinations have stood at 87.9 per cent.
The pass rate increased by 2.07 per cent compared to that of the last year.
A total of 22, 87, 271 students passed the JSC, JDC exams while the pass rate is 87.90.
A total of 78, 429 examinees, under both general and madrassah boards, have obtained GPA 5.