PUTRAJAYA: More students have scored straight As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2019 examinations than the year before.
Of the 389,498 students who sat for the examinations, 8,876 candidates scored A+, A and A- in all subjects, Education director-general Dr Habibah Abdul Rahim said.
“In 2018, 8,436 candidates scored straight As.
“This is an improvement of 0.13%, ” she at a press conference when announcing the SPM 2019 result analysis on Thursday (March 5).
The National Average Grade (GPN) improved, with a score of 4.86 compared to 4.89 in SPM 2018.
A smaller GPN means the candidates performed better in the examinations, she added.