JITRA (Kedah) – As of this year, Education Ministry matriculation graduates will be awarded certificates with which they can apply for jobs in the public and private sectors, Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid announced today.
He said the decision to award the certificates was made to extend the recognition for the matriculation programme which had achieved a variety of excellence.
Mahdzir made the announcement in his address at the orientation week for new students at the Kedah Matriculation College in Changlun here.
He said the decision applied only to matriculation graduates from 2016 onwards and that the ministry would issue the certificates.
“As for the recognition of the certificate, the ministry will present the matter to the Public Service Department soon,” he said. – BERNAMA