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This study analyzes the mastery of soft skills and its effect on students' self-efficacy at Matriculation College, Ministry of Education Malaysia. The sample of this study involved twelve students of the Pahang Matriculation College, located in the district of Gambang. This study was conducted to examine student empowerment in soft skills and its effect on students' self-efficacy in Matriculation College, Ministry of Education, Malaysia. The method of this study uses the answer texts written by the respondents as data and transcribed into the text of the study. The text of the study was later analyzed using the Hermeneutical Method. This study demonstrates the importance of the mastery of soft skills and the effect of self-efficacy on the students, as well as the linkages in the mastery of soft skills to the student's self-efficacy. The findings showed that students with a weak foundation in the mastery of soft skills had a positive impact by taking the subject of Dynamic Skill at Matriculation College and successfully enhancing the mastery of their soft skills. The mastery of these soft skills has also had a positive impact on their self-efficacy. The implications of this study are the administration of colleges and lecturers need to empower students in compulsory subjects offered college matriculation to improve student self-efficacy and to create a balanced human capital of the nation.
23. Analysis of Soft Skills on Self-Efficacy in Matriculation.pdf