80,000 seek HSC results reviewStaff Correspondent
The 10 education boards will review results of about 80,000 Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinees who sought review of their results published on August 3.
There are eight general education boards — Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chittagong, Comilla, Jessore, Barisal, Sylhet, Dinajpur — in addition to the technical and the the madrassah education board.
The inter-education board coordination subcommittee chief, Taslima Begum, also the chairperson of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary, Dhaka, told New Age that the reviewed result might be published in the first week of September.
Board officials said that the number of examinees seeking review had increased as HSC results this year were poor compared with the results of the past years.
Taslima said that the number of review applicants was higher than the previous years as the pass percentage in the HSC and equivalent examinations this year had marked a significant decrease.
Dhaka education board officials said that 79,690 students from across the country had sought review of their results this year.
In the Dhaka education board, 24,412 students sought review of their results, in Rajshahi 10,270 students, in Chittagong 9,858 students, Comilla 5,947 students, in Jessore 10,170 students, in Barisal 4,172 students, in Sylhet 3,341 students, in Dinajpur 4,048 students, in the Technical Education Board 1,750 students and in the Madrassah Education Board 5,721 students.
A large number of students this year have failed in English which was held under the creative system introduced for the first time.
Seven papers — Bangla second paper, two papers of each of chemistry, civics and principles of business — were held with creative questions.
Officials said that creative question type had been introduced to help students to develop their intellectual ability and creative thinking in place of the traditional system which encourages students to memorise.
A total of 10,02,496 students took the HSC and equivalent examinations under eight general education boards, the Technical Education Board and the Madrassah Education Board. A total of 7,44,891 students have passed the examinations.
The combined pass percentage is 74.30 which is 4.37 percentage point lower than the figure of 78.67 in the past year, held under the 10 education boards.
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