PUTRAJAYA: The overall results of the 2015 Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) improved when students obtaining the A Grade for all subjects increased to 38,344 compared with the achievement for the 2014 UPSR.
Director-General of Education Datuk Seri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof said 443,407 candidates sat for the UPSR this year and those scoring A Grade for all subjects increased by 0.76 per cent from 7.89 per cent in 2014 to 8.65 per cent this year.
Last year, 36,304 of the total of 460,407 candidates obtained the A Grade for all subjects.
“The achievement of the UPSR National Average Grade (GPN) increased by 0.02 point, that is from 2.29 GPN in 2014 to 2.27 this year. The smaller GPN value indicated a better achievement by the candidates,” he said when announcing the analysis of the 2015 UPSR results at the Education Ministry, here today.-BERNAMA