Students who obtained more than 9A+ in the SPM examinations can apply for the 20 Public Services Department scholarships on offer, said the PSD director-general Zainal Rahim.
This comes after opposition leaders claim that the 9A+ requirement penalises students who took on 10 subjects but failed to obtain a A+ for the additional subject.
"All students who achieve at least 9A+ can apply," he said in a statement.
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