The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examinations were published on Thursday.
A total of 98.51 per cent students passed the PEC examinations and 95.85 per cent passed its equivalent Ebtedayee exams.
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban at about 10:30am.
A total of 30,35,250 out of 30,88,204 examinees came out successful in the PEC and its equivalent Ebtedayee examinations. A total of 2,87,846 students secured GPA 5 this year.
Students in both the categories sat for the examinations on six subjects that carry 600 marks in total.