KUALA LUMPUR: The Kolej MARA Banting (KMB) students have recorded the average score of 40 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB) May 2021 results that is higher than the world average score of 33.02 points.
MARA Chairman, Datuk Azizah Mohd. Dun said, the excellent results is a proof that KMB is among the excellent IB colleges in the world, not only with 100 per cent passes but has exceeded the world average score.
She said, 146 KMB students have achieved excellent results in IB this year and from that 141 or 96.6 per cent scored above 35 points while 52.05 per cent attained 40 points compared to last year with average achievement of 38 points while 86.6 per cent had 35 points and above.
“This year, 74 KMB students have been placed in the top 50 best universities in the world for their excellent results in IB examinations. MARA hopes this year with the excellent results more students will be able to be placed in the best education institutions in the world.
“The ultimate aim of MARA is to ensure more Bumiputera students are accessible to further their studies in the field that they want,”Azizah said in a statement here yesterday (14th July 2021).
She added, this year two students namely Amanda Lidis and Ahmad Syamim Arshad had scored 45 points in IB while five other students with 44 points and 10 attained 43 points.
Amanda Lidis came from Telupid, Sabah and her ambition is to further her studies in veterinary while Ahmad Syamim a former MRSM Taiping student wants to pursue his studies in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE).
Most of the excellent students have been offered with educational loan from MARA to further their studies abroad via Young Talent Programme (YTP) after they received their IB results that was announced on 6th July 2021.
KMB is a pre-university college that conducts IB programme since 1992. In 2003, KMB had been commissioned as IB World School after having met the accreditation evaluation terms of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
Since the programme started, KMB had produced 10,093 Diploma IB graduates and majority of them had further their studies in the best universities in the world. –Malaysia World News