Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence, Ganabhaban, around 10:15am on Thursday.
Sheikh Hasina then formally published the results.
This year, a total 1,303,203 students took part in the examinations.
Last year, the overall pass rate was 86.37 percent in the SSC and equivalent tests and 82,212 students secured GPA-5.
Students will get their results after the Education Minister’s press briefing at around 1pm at the ministry.
Examinations were held from February 3 in 2,758 centers. The authorities had to reschedule examinations of 37 subjects due to strikes on five occasions.
The BNP-led 18-Party alliance is even enforcing a nationwide strike on the day of result.
Rajshahi tops the list of education board’s list of best performing boards with 94.03 percent pass percentage.
A total of 87.31 percent students cleared the examinations under Dhaka board, 88.47 under Chittagong, 90.41 under Comilla, 88.63 under Barisal, 99.62 under Jessore, 88.96 under Sylhet and 90.60 under Dinajpur board.
The pass rate in this year’s SSC (vocational) examination is 81.13 percent while in Madrasa Education Board pass percentage is 89.31 percent.
Among the GPA-5 holders 52,392 are male students. Last year 82,212 students had secured GPA-5.
The examinees will be able to check their results over the internet or through SMS service.