KUANTAN: A total of 21 Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) candidates in Pahang obtained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 last year compared to 24 candidates in 2014.
State Education director Datuk Rosdi Ismail said 33 schools throughout the state achieved 100 per cent passes compared to 32 schools in 2014 while 16 schools recorded passes above 90 per cent.
He said a total of 2,139 candidates, or 98.89 per cent, managed to get full passes in at least one subject in last year's STPM examination.
“The number of candidates who scored full passes in four subjects last year had also increased by 4.35 per cent while candidates who achieved full passes in five subjects went up by 1.26 per cent.
“SMK Dong in Raub has been named as the best school at national level for the rural area category by the Malaysian Examination Council,” he said in a statement today.
Rosdi said, overall, last year's STPM results for candidates in Pahang were better than 2014.