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|MARA Junior Science College Taiping
Maktab Rendah Sains MARA Taiping
|Taiping, Perak, Malaysia|
|School type||MRSM, Secondary School, Boarding School|
|Motto||Berdisiplin, Berilmu, Beramal
A Thinking School A Learning Organization
|Established||1 July 1983|
|Principal||Mr Mohd Sanusi|
|Head Warden||Mr Hakim|
|Enrollment||Approximately 800+ students every year|
|Officiation||29 June 1987 by HRH Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah|
Maktab Rendah Sains MARA Taiping (مكتب رنده ساينس مارا تايفيغ), commonly known as MRSM Taiping, is a co-educational boarding school established in 1983 under Education and Training (Secondary) Division of MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat, Malay for People's Trust Council). The campus is located in Taiping, a town north-west of Perak, Malaysia.
MRSM Taiping is grouped in the cluster of Program Khas Pendidikan(Special Education Programme) MRSMs designed by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) to educate the country's brightest students. The other PKP MRSMs are MRSM Pengkalan Chepa, MRSM LANGKAWI and MRSM Tun Ghafar Baba. Entrance into PKP MRSMs is by obtaining above average scores in the MRSM Entry Qualifications' Test, an exam combining mathematics, science and an IQ test. It is also compulsory for future students to achieve 8As in their PMR examinations.
MRSM Taiping has frequently entered the list of top achievers in the Malaysian Certificate of Education exams. It is one of the top 5 MRSMs in SPM examinations and usually one of the top 10 secondary schools in Malaysia.
Anjung Maresmart is the official alumni of MRSM Taiping Class of 1995.
Mantrafive is the official alumni of the MRSM Taiping graduation batch 1996. Members are actively involve in various activities like "jalan-jalan cari makan", holiday trips and most famous of all, "teh tarik" session in Bangsar.
PKPix is the unofficial alumni of MRSM Taiping graduation batch of 2000 and known as millennium kids. Members are actively involved in motorsports events such as TimeToAttack, MegaLap, occasional track day at Sepang International Circuit & Elite Speedway Circuit, football friendlies and weekly Futsal at Samba PJ.
Maverick is the unofficial alumni of MRSM TAIPING graduating batch of 2016. Members have gain many achievements in the country and also in the international competitions such as in robotics and also in Science Enrichment Model(SEM). Members are the 32nd batch of MRSM Taiping.