GPA system in SSC, HSC under review: Secretary

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Dhaka, August 27: The government is thinking about replacing the grade point average (GPA) system in the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) with a common system as followed by public universities in the country.Sohrab Hossain, Senior Secretary to Education Department, on Tuesday said there is a unified result publication system abroad as the public universities in Bangladesh have.

He said a meeting was held over a demand for replacing the GPA system with a common result publication system everywhere. “The decision is not final yet…the authorities concerned have been directed to examine it,” Sohrab added.