This is the part two of the STPM 2009 Results summary as compiled from various newspapers online. As most newspapers had similar news articles, the set of news are sources from The Star between the announcement of the results until now. Here goes the summary part 2 as compiled by Berry Berry Easy.
Summary of STPM Results 2009 – 25th February 2010 – The Summary Part 2 (Last update 4:43pm, 28th February 2010)
[Summarised from : The Star website ~ 4pm 28/02/2010]
- Chairman of the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC), Tan Sri Prof Dzulkifli Abdul Razak mentioned that there was an increase in the number of students who obtained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 and above also increased to 35.9% for STPM 2009 when compared with 31.5% in 2008.
- 331 students scored a perfect CGPA of 4.0, which represents less than 1% of all Form 6 students who took the exams.
- There was an increase in the percentage of candidates who passed all their subjects to 47.7% in the 2009 STPM from 44.1% in 2008.
- The gap between urban and rural areas were large but not as large as in the science stream, where 15.6% of urban students scored three to five As as compared to 4.5% of the rural students counterparts.
- Overall pass rate improved for ten subjects, which are the : General Paper, Arabic Language, Literature in English, Malay Literature, History, Geography, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics T and Biology (varies between 2% to 6.5%).
- An overwhelming majority of Form 6 students answered in English for Science and Mathematics papers in the 2009 STPM, with 97.5% of candidates answering fully in English versus 92.7% in 2008.
- This is especially so in the Mathematics papers such as Mathematics S, Mathematics T and Further Mathematics T where more than 98% of candidates answered fully in English.
- Ten subjects showed non significant changes in their pass rate, with changes under 2%.
- Among biggest drop in pass rate include, Computing and Sports Science. The drop in pass rate are 5.7% and 5.6% respectively.
- In, Further Mathematics T, only 16 candidates took the subject, with only two candidates obtaining full passes.
- Masmin Mensih emerged as the country’s top scorer in the special candidate (visually impaired) category. He intends to study in the University Malaysia Sabah in education.
- Yap Jun Fai, formerly of SMJK Katholik in Petaling Jaya emerged as one of the top two science stream scorer in Malaysia with 5A’s. He’s hard work was mixed with extra activities such as jogs, badminton and marathons.
- Muhammad Najmuddin Firdaus Abdullah of SMK Ayer Lanas in Jeli, Kelantan emerged as one of the top three national top scorer in Malaysia for Arts stream with 5A’s. He is also active in sports and represented his school at the district level in both football and running.
- Over in Kedah, Nor Liana Abdul Munim of SMK Agama Kedah and Cheah Yt Chun of SMJK Keat Hwa scored 5As.
- Muhammad Raizan Abdul Rahman emerged as top scorer for the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) in the Special Candidates (Spastic) category. He scored two As, an A- and a C+. He attributed his success to consistent studying.
- Nurul Imani Zakaria, with 5A’s emerged as the top student in the Rural Category. The arts stream student is from SMK Seri Aman in Pasir Puteh.
- Loh Wei Siong emerged as the top student in the Special Candidates (Blind) category.
- Among national top scorers include Ayu Faridah Nor Azman, Hoo Xiao Mei and Muhammad Najmuddin Firdaus Abdullah.
- The two best scorers in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) were Png Ning and M. S. Prarthini.
- John Soo of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tinggi Kluang in Johor scored 5A’s in his STPM. His achievement was unique as his was achieved with Further Mathematics T being one of his options. (Only 16 students took it nationwide, and only person in Johor). He aspire to be a doctor.
- Hadawiyah Mohammad emerged as Terengganu’s top STPM scorer with 5As. Incidentally, her brother was Terengganu’s best student in 2005. She considered herself as an average student as she only obtained 6As for her SPM. (Great improvement, we must say)
Miscellaneous state results:
- 3,122 students from Penang sat for 2009′s STPM examinations. From it, 16 schools achieved 100% pass rate.
- In Penang, Chung Ling High School has the highest number of straight As student with 11, followed by SMK Jit Sin with 10 and SMK St Xavier Institution with four.
- 18 students scored straight As in STPM 2009 in Kedah, of which two students scored 5As.
- 14 schools in Kedah achieved 100% passes. They include SMK Jitra, SMK Labu Besar in Kulim, SMK Megat Dewa in Kodiang, SMK Bedong, SMK Sin Min Sungai Petani and SMK Sultan Badlishah.
So how did you all fared in the exams? Do drop the Berry Berry Teacher a line if there are any mistakes or addition to the top scorer list.