KUCHING (June 11): Sarawak’s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2020 results show a better performance with a National Average Grade (GPN) of 5.07 compared to 5.18 the previous year.
A smaller GPN indicates better performance of the candidates.
“The passing rate or those eligible for SPM certificate has also improved, from 84.61 per cent to 87.83 per cent – an increase of 3.22 per cent,” said Sarawak Education director Dr Norisah Suhaili in a statement yesterday.
She added the percentage of candidates who excelled in the examination was 1.89 per cent compared to 1.74 per cent the previous year.
The gap in those eligible for SPM certificate between rural and city candidates has become smaller, from 2.82 per cent in 2019 to 1.59 per cent.
A total of 32,426 candidates sat for SPM in 2020 in the state.