KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 45,619 candidates will sit for the Third Term of the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 2015 in 742 examination centres throughout the country on Nov 2, Nov 3, Nov 4 and Nov 5, and Nov 16.
The Malaysian Examinations Council (MPM) in a statement today said out of that number, a total of 44,999 were candidates from government schools, 346 from private schools, 266 individual private candidates and eight state government schools.
Meanwhile, 52,136 candidates will also be sitting for the First Term STPM 2016 examination at 726 examination centres on Nov 17, Nov 19 , Nov 23 and Nov 24.
The statement also said that out of that total, 51,737 were government school candidates, 286 from private schools, 98 individual private candidates and 15 from state government schools.
The MPM also stated that the repeat examination for the First Term STPM 2015 will be held on the same date as the First Term STPM 2016 examination, involving 38,938 candidates.
Meanwhile, the repeat examination for the Second Term STPM 2015 will be held on Nov 25, Nov 26, Nov 30 and Dec 1, involving 37,249 candidates.
The statement also said that the November 2015 session of the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) will be conducted on Nov 7 in 687 examination centres, involving 79,616 candidates.
All candidates have been advised to always have their identification cards and the candidate admission registration reports (LPKC) for the STPM examination and the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) for MUET when sitting for their papers.
They are also advised to check the names of their examination centres to avoid going to the wrong place.
Students can print their LPKC and MUET/D through the MPM portal http://www.mpm.edu.my.
According to the statement, if the haze continued during the examination, the candidates were advised to wear masks and obey the instructions given by the responsible parties.
In the event of natural disasters like floods or landslides which result in candidates not being able to go to their examination centres, they are advised to go to the nearest examination centre and report to the Chief Invigilator there to sit for the examination that day.
The MPM has opened an Operations Room which can be contacted at telephone number 03-61261668 from 7.30 pm to 6 pm.
Other numbers which could be contacted are 03-61261600, 03-61261650, 03-61261651 and 03-61261661.