Keeping PTPTN afloat


PUTRAJAYA, 25 Mac -- Para petugas Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) bersama maskot Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional (SSPN-i) plus mempromosikan kempen BolehBincang pada majlis perasmian pejabat PTPTN Cawangan Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur 2 (KLIA2) hari ini. -- fotoBERNAMA (2017) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

WE refer to the report “Keep PTPTN sustainable” (The Star, April 15), which gave the impression that the sustainability of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) relies entirely on the rate of repayment of the loans disbursed.

It is undeniable that PTPTN has been the biggest contributor of funds that allowed more students, especially those from poor families, to pursue higher education. Since its establishment in 1997, PTPTN has financed more than 60% of students pursuing their studies in public and private higher education institutions.

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