The Fouteenth (14th) Chapter of President’s Achievers Award (Anugerah Pencapaian Cemerlang 14th – UPSR 2015)

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 14th 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 14th President’s Achievers’ Award for students who scored straight 7As in the UPSR Examination 2015 took place on 19th March 2016 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 certificates each to 771 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, 205 Tamil school headmasters were also honored with pewter trophy as a special recognition.

SJK(T) UPSR Results (Subject wise) for Year 2015

Subjects Results in 2015 (%)
Bahasa Melayu (Writing) 70.7
Bahasa Melayu (Comprehension) 57.7
Mathematics 91.6
Science 88.0
English 75.0
Tamil (Writing) 83.6
Tamil (Comprehension) 89.3

Breakdown of 2015 UPSR Examination Achievers (State wise)

No. State No. of students scored 7A’s No. of schools
1 Selangor 241 50
2 Johor 131 25
3 Negeri Sembilan 76 20
4 Perak 95 37
5 Kedah 88 26
6 Pulau Pinang 49 14
7 Wilayah Persekutuan 41 13
8 Melaka 30 10
9 Pahang 20 10
Total 771 205

Top Tamil Schools Achieving Exemplary Results

The 4 best top achieved schools, namely SJK (T) Simpang Lima, SJK (T) Tun Aminah and SJK (T) Masai, followed by SJK(T) Kajang were presented with a plague and a mock cheque amounting RM7,000, RM5,000, RM5,000 and RM3,000 each respectively.

Meanwhile, a total of 10 HP Notebooks has been given for 10 students as lucky draw gifts.

No. State No. of Achievers (7A’s)
1 SJK(T) SIMPANG LIMA, SELANGOR 49
2 SJK(T) TUN AMINAH, JOHOR 22
3 SJK(T) MASAI, JOHOR 22
4 SJK(T) KAJANG,SELANGOR 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 2015
45 101 165 202 357 376 517 581 577 725 825 807 1218 1066 1306 1007 771