Just one SPM credit


SCHOOL leavers with one credit in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination can now apply for entry into certificate-level programmes at private higher education institutions. Previously, the minimum requirement was at least two credits.  

Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Shafie Mohd Salleh said the change takes effect immediately. “We find that more than 50% of youth aged 17 who enter the workforce do so without any training or skills. We hope that more students will now be able to be trained in some skills with the new ruling,” he told reporters before his post-cabinet meeting.  

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