SPM 2023: Selangor results show overall improvement from 2022

SHAH ALAM: Selangor recorded an overall improvement for the 2023 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations compared to 2022 with a state average grade (GPN) of 4.67, says the state Education Department.

Selangor Education director Dr Jafri Abu said this was an improvement of 0.13 compared to the previous year's 4.80.

A lower GPN score indicates better performance.

He also said a total of 2,005 SPM candidates in the state achieved excellent results (scoring A+, A and A-) in all subjects.

“The number of candidates who obtained excellent results showed an increase of 140 candidates,” he said at the state’s SPM results analysis announcement here on Monday (May 27).

A total of 65,452 candidates in government schools sat for the examination in the state.

Jafri said that of the total, 58,082 (91.14%) were eligible to receive SPM certificates in 2023 compared to 56,402 candidates (89.25%) in 2022.

He added that this figure was an increase of 1,680 candidates.

Jafri said the Subject Average Grade (GPMP) for 42 out of 56 subjects showed an increase compared to the 2022 results.

“In the 2023 examination, the performance in seven core subjects showed an improvement.

“Science subjects saw the highest performance improvement of 0.21 points, 4.95 points in 2023 compared to 5.16 points in 2022,” he added.

Similarly, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects also showed improvement with Physics and Biology notching the best results.

“Physics recorded 4.17 points in 2023 compared to 4.39 points in 2022, while Biology recorded 4.27 points in 2023 compared to 4.39 points in 2022,” he said.

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