KUALA LUMPUR: The consumption of post-Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) college students to polytechnics and group schools have elevated nearly 20 per cent within the 2023/2024 Educational Session I, in response to Larger Schooling Ministry Division of Polytechnic Schooling and Neighborhood Schools (JPPKK).
The division’s director-general Dr Mohd Zahari Ismail stated new pupil registration statistics as at Aug 25 confirmed polytechnics and group schools have acquired 26,539 new college students for this session in comparison with 22,634 college students in final 12 months’s session.
“It’s a massive leap and was past expectation. I wish to thank the JPPKK Pupil Consumption and Growth Division for its steady efforts to lift pupil enrolment in polytechnics and group schools,” he stated in a press release yesterday.
He stated out of the 36 polytechnics throughout the nation, 10 of them additionally managed to report a superb consumption of latest college students once they exceeded 100 per cent, whereas 24 out of 105 group schools acquired a really encouraging consumption of scholars.
Among the many fields of examine which might be in excessive demand at polytechnics and group schools are electrical and digital engineering, mechanical engineering (automotive), civil engineering, structure, meals expertise, info expertise (digital expertise), artistic expertise, culinary arts, commerce and tourism and hospitality.
“As the coed registration session remains to be open till Sept 18, JPPKK is concentrating on a complete of 32,000 new college students to register at polytechnics and group schools for this session,“ he stated. – Bernama