According to a statement by PPST today, out of a total of 300 who sat for the test, 270 students (90.3%) achieved Band 3 and above; in which 18 students achieved Band 5 (6%) compared to 8 achievers of 319 students from the previous batch (2.5%) while 108 students achieved Band 4 (36%). 144 students achieved Band 3 (48%) and 29 students achieved Band 2 (9.7%).
On the overall achievement of MUET candidates in Sabah, the achievement of PPST students contributed to 40.9% of Band 5 achievers, 39.1% of Band 4 and 18.3% of Band 3 achievers from a total of 44, 276 and 787 students in Sabah respectively.
The Band 5 achievers are Elsieeli Duasin, Arnold Marshall Molujin, Zachary Zeno Henry, Eric Gabriel Funk, Mohd Helmie Janong, Muhammad Aiman Ismail, Hafiqah Syazwani Hassanudin, Maryam Rosman, Nazleen Diana Ismail, Sophia Yong Chiu Hung, Annabelle Gissong, Haizal Danial Esah, Sarah Nafisa Rosli, Firas Mohamad Azaini, Nurliyanah Atiqah Shah Fenner Khan, Nur Haziqah Erdina Abd Razak, Nur Nabilah Muhammad Mukhtar and Fatin Munirah Mohd.
The statement also mentioned that PPST is committed to not only improving the achievement of MUET but also in the proficiency of English among our students; since the test is currently used as one of the minimum prerequisites for entry into the UMS degree programme. In addition, the language is PPST’s medium of instruction in teaching as it is vital in preparing them for the science programme in their degree study.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sazmal Effendi Arshad, the Director of PPST, also congratulated the students for the excellent results and encouraged them to further improve their English as it is an extremely important tool to achieve excellence in their desired degree programmes.