The Thirteenth (13th) Chapter of President’s Achievers’ Award (Anugerah Pencapaian Cemerlang Ke-13 – UPSR 2014)

MIED has been precisely implementing various programs for the academic development of Tamil schools including infrastructure enhancement schemes since its inception till now. One of its persistent effort is to acknowledge and reward the UPSR SJK(T) students with outstanding academic achievements. By honoring these UPSR achievers, MIED hopes to encourage them to strive towards greater heights, besides motivating more and more youngsters to excel in their studies.

The President’s Achievers’ Award, now in its 13th year, was held successfully under the auspicious of YBhg Dato’ Seri Utama S. Samy Vellu, Special Envoy to India and South Asia on Infrastructure and Chairman of MIED. The 13th President’s Achievers’ Award for students who scored straight 7As in the UPSR Examination 2014 took place on 4th April 2015 at the Merdeka Hall, PWTC. The event was graced by distinguished guests and parents from various states in the country.

In his addressing speech, YBhg Dato’ Seri Utama congratulated all the award recipients, their families and dedicated headmasters and teachers from Tamil schools all over Malaysia.

At this function, YBhg Dato’ Seri Utama presented cash incentives of RM500 and certificate each to 1007 Tamil school students who had scored straight A’s in a total of 7 subjects in the year 2014 UPSR examination. At the same time, Dato’ Seri Samy Vellu congratulated the parents of these students, their headmasters and teachers for providing the necessary support and guidance in order for these students to achieve such excellent results.

Along with the students, 241 Tamil school headmasters were also honored with a pewter trophy as a special recognition.

 SJK(T) UPSR Results (Subject wise) for Year 2014 

Subjects Results in 2014 (%)
Mathematics 92.8
English 86.7
Tamil (Comprehension) 86
Science 81.7
Tamil (Writing) 81
Bahasa Melayu (Writing) 76.9
Bahasa Melayu (Comprehension) 73.1

 

Breakdown of 2014 UPSR Examination Achievers (State wise) 

No. State No. of students scored  7A’s No. of schools
1 Selangor 307 62
2 Johor 220 28
3 Negeri Sembilan 125 33
4 Perak 107 37
5 Kedah 93 23
6 Pulau Pinang 45 16
7 Wilayah Persekutuan 45 15
8 Melaka 41 14
9 Pahang 24 13
Total 1007 241

 

Top Tamil Schools Achieving Exemplary Results

The 3 best top achieved schools, namely SJK (T) Taman Tun Aminah, SJK (T) Masai and SJK (T) Simpang Lima, were presented with a plague and a mock cheque amounting RM7,000, RM5,000, RM3,000 each respectively.

Meanwhile, a total of 3 schools with more than 20 straight 7A achievers, were given a token of RM2,000 worth cheque with a pewter trophy.

No. State No. of Achievers (7A’s)
1 SJK(T) TAMAN TUN AMINAH, JOHOR 44
2 SJK(T) MASAI, JOHOR 32
3 SJK(T) SIMPANG LIMA, SELANGOR 27
4 SJK(T) KANGKAR PULAI, JOHOR 24
5 SJK(T) RAWANG, SELANGOR 24
6 SJK(T) JALAN YAHYA AWAL, JOHOR 20

The table below shows the tremendous increase in the number of students from Tamil schools in Malaysia in the UPSR examination since year 1999.

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
45 101 165 202 357 376 517 581 577 725 825 807 1218 1066 1306 1007