System queried after dismal A Level results


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  • Friday, 14 Aug 2020

PETALING JAYA: Several A Level students who recently received their final exam results claimed that their grades were neither “fair nor accurate”.

A student from Kuala Lumpur, who only wanted to be known as Clement, said both his parents and himself were disappointed.

“The results are questionable as I was graded much lower than expected,” he said, adding that his plan to pursue a medical degree was now affected.

“The grading does not justify the efforts and hard work that many students have put into the exams," he also said.

Like Clement, Hoo Jong Kai, 19, said he was “very disappointed” with his score of two Bs, one C and D for his final exams. The student described the grading system as “unreasonable”.

“There doesn’t seem to be any form of accuracy,” he said of using coursework and an institution’s past grades as a basis to award students their final grade.

“From my understanding, it takes into account the historical grades of the exam centre as well, which is unfair to students,” he said.
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