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National CGPA for 2017 has improved, says council

March 7, 2018 | National News
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PUTRAJAYA: The national Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 2017 examinations rose to 2.76 from 2.71 in 2016.

Malaysian Examinations Council chairman Prof Datuk Seri Dr Moha­med Mustafa Ishak said there was also a rise in the number of candidates passing all subjects.

“Overall, the national CGPA continues to rise since the modular system was introduced in 2013,” he said yesterday.

“Not only did the percentage of those passing all four or five subjects record an increase, the number of candidates scoring 3.50 and above also went up from 6,137 (14.2%) in 2016 to 6,408 (14.89%) in 2017,”

“The same goes for those scoring 2.75 and above, and 2.50 and above.”

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