PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has quashed rumours that 17,000 students who sat for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination in 2017 have failed the History paper.
The rumour had been making its rounds on social media.
"The Examination Syndicate has not made any announcement regarding SPM 2017," the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
The ministry advised people not to believe the rumour, adding that they would be notified when the results are ready to be released.
It also urged people to contact the ministry if they have questions on the matter.
A total of 443,883 candidates registered to sit for the SPM at 3,363 exam centres throughout the country in 2017.