This paper aimed to discuss the influenced factors on the students’ academic achievement among the B40 family. Identified factors are the findings after collecting views and findings from research studies. The student’s level of academic achievement is influenced by a variety of factors such as parents, teachers and peers. This paper focusing on factors affecting the academic achievement of students from B40 family at the MARA Science College Mukah (MRSM). The establishment of the MARA Science College (MRSM) by the People's Trust Council (MARA) is to provide advanced education in science and technology to intelligent, highly educated Bumiputera students in line with national goals and requirements. However, the flexibility given to MARA gives priority to students from the B40 community living in rural and urban areas. In Sarawak and Sabah, MARA gives opportunities to the students to apply using the Primary School Assessment Exam (UPSR) qualification. It is hoped that this paper will be able to identify and understand the factors affecting the students’ academic achievement of the B40 family. This is because, these students will be the human capital that will contribute to a competitive workforce and thus set a high level of economic achievement compared to other developed countries.
People's Trust Council (MARA), Academic Achievement, B40 students’