A total of 46,712 or 92.19 per cent had full passes for at least one subject in the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 2011 compared to 46,795 (92.5 per cent) previously, or a 0.31 per cent drop.
Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC) chairman Datuk Dr Mohd Noh Dalimin said 12 candidates received the excellent A grade in five subjects taken compared to eight candidates previously.
"Generally, the performance of the candidates in 2011 is the same as 2010, whereby the minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the same, namely, 2.22.
"In 2011, 298 candidates (0.59 per cent) received a CGPA of 4.00 compared to 343 candidates (0.68 per cent) previously," he said when announcing the results of the STPM 2011, here, today.
A total 50,669 candidates had sat for the STPM last year - MALAY MAIL