Journal ID : TRKU-15-09-2020-11107
[This article belongs to Volume - 62, Issue - 09]
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Title : ANALYSIS ON COMPUTER PROGRAM CANDIDATE INTAKE REQUIREMENT TO FORECAST GRADUATION CGPA

Abstract :

Despite the diversity and complexity of Malaysian tertiary education, the Malaysian government mandates a single and centralized instrument to evaluate the higher education applications. A candidate from Malaysia who wants to apply for program enrolment at a higher education level must meet some general requirements such as manage to get credit ib Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) subject and with some other criteria regardless of the program domain. However, most defined criteria are generic, even for different program entries. This paper aims to analyze whether the general requirements are enough for enrolment purposes or the requirements should be different for different program domains enrolment. As a case study, the SPM result for students from two programs, namely Computer Network and Computer Security program for analysis purposes. The samples used to determine which subjects are dominant so that the students have higher chances to excel in the program based on their Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). The finding shows that the candidate who excels in the different program scores in different subjects during their SPM. In the future, each program entry requirements should be pre-defined to reduce the percentage of dropout students

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