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Published by Afterschool.my on Jun 29, 2020, 11:01 am
KPM has postponed the respective annual examinations to the first week of 2021.
KUALA LUMPUR: Students sitting for SPM, STPM, STAM and Sijil Vokasional Malaysia will be privileged to have more time to run through their books for their respective examinations. The KPM has postponed the respective annual examinations to the first week of 2021.
KPM also made a statement that SPM candidates will be sitting for the examination onwards Jan 6 to Feb 9 next year. Initially, the exams were scheduled to be held from Nov 16 to Dec 7 in 2020, but the Government had made up a decision to postpone the examinations due to the pandemic going on.
KPM instilled that the postponement was to offer students more time to study and devise for the examinations. As the SPM examination for 2020 is planned to begin in the first week of 2021, the KPM has taken consideration of the need to reorganise logistics for the examination. This includes fixing the start date for the 2021 school session which will be declared soon.
The latest STPM exam dates for Sem 2 and Sem 3 students, which were initialised for November had also been postponed to Aug 12-18 (Sem 2) and March 1-9 (Sem 3) next year. STAM which was to be carried on October this year, will now be held from Feb 17-25, 2021, while the Sijil Vokasional Malaysia exams scheduled for May (Session 1) and October (Session 2) this year have also been moved to August 2020 and January and May 2021 respectively.