Welcome to JOIN UKM

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is inviting applications for admission to programmes offered. Intake are open twice a year, which is every October (for the next year March intake) and every April (for the October intake). Application can be made any time throughout the year.

UKM welcome you to Join our programmes
  1. Undergraduate (UKMi)
  2. Postgraduate
  3. Distance Learning Program (PBJJ/Executive)
  4. Open and Distance Learning Program (ODL)
  5. ASASIPintar UKM (Direct Intake)
  6. Executive Diploma (Food Hygiene and Safety Management)
* Applications for ODL, ASASIPintar and Executive Diploma (Food Hygiene and Safety Management) programs, must be made via the eSPEED system

  1. Applicants are required to register via this system using the Identity Card/Passport, password and email address.
  2. Applicants are advised to check the list of programmes offered before make the application.
  3. Applicants need to click the SEND button to submit the complete application.
  4. Applicants DON'T HAVE to send any documents by post after submitting the application through this online system.
  5. Payment of processing fees:
    1. Centre for Academic Management
      1. Local: RM 30.00
      2. International: RM 100.00 @ USD30
    2. Centre for Shaping Advanced and Professional Education (UKMShape)
      1. Local: RM 50.00
      2. International: RM 100.00 @ USD30
  6. Applicant should check application status via online portal (use own identity card/passport and password) from time to time

Notes:
- UKM will not process any incomplete online application including those without processing fees.
- Application fees paid are strictly non-refundable.

Entry requirements for Bachelor’s Degree programmes (UKMi, Executive, PBJJ)

Local Candidate

  1. SPM qualification with credit in Malay Language or Malay Language July Paper and pass in History; and 
  2. Obtained at least Band 1 in MUET; and
  3. Obtained APEL certification for Degree (Level 6)

For candidates with STPM qualification;

 

Passed STPM with at least a CGPA of 2.00 and obtained at least:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in General Paper; and
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects. 

or

For Post-Matriculation Candidates

Passed KPM/UM Science Foundation / UiTM Science Foundation / UiTM TESL Foundation / UiTM Engineering Foundation / KPT Law Foundation Matriculation with at least a CGPA of 2.00.

or

For Candidates with Diploma or equivalent;

Obtained a Diploma qualification or equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University Senate; or

Passed STPM in 2019 or before with at least a CGPA of 2.00 and obtained at least:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in General Paper and
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects.

or

Passed Matriculation exams in 2019 or before with at least a CGPA of 2.00; or

Passed STPM examination in 2019 or before, with at least a Jayyid.

International Candidate

  1. Complete 12 years of Primary and High School education; and
  2. Obtain High School Certificate (e.g. Higher Secondary Certificate, Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate, Tawjihiyah, Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, High School Diploma); and
  3. Meet the minimum English requirement set by faculty; and
  4. Pass UKM interview (if required); and
  5. Meet the faculty specific requirements;

Entry requirements for Master’s programmes

  1. A person who intends to apply for a master’s programme should have the following qualifications:
    1. Bachelor's Degree by obtaining a good Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/or having accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or institution who has accreditation as prescribed by a programme; 
    2. Doctor of Medicine degree or Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University or any institution of higher learning or an equivalent degree from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; 
    3. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); 
    4. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
    5. fulfils requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
    6. obtained APEL certification for master (Level 7)

Entry requirements for Doctoral programmes

  1. A person who intends to apply for a doctoral programme should have the following qualifications:
    1. Master's Degree from a University or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and/or have accreditation recognized by a foreign Accreditation Body, or an institution with accreditation as prescribed by a programme;
    2. other qualifications equivalent to a masters degree or other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or
    3. a student currently pursuing full-time master’s programme under sub-regulation 6(a) at the University and recommended by the Faculty’s/Institute’s Graduate Studies Committee for status conversion to a doctoral programme with approval from the Dean/Director; or
    4. Bachelor Degree with distinction from the University or any institution of higher learning subject to what is prescribed by the Faculty/Institute and approval by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); and/or with accreditation recognised by a foreign Accreditation Board. 
    5. any other qualification recognised by the Senate obtained through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL); or
    6. fulfils other requirements prescribed by the programme (if applicable); and
    7. obtained APEL certification for doctoral (Level 8)

  1. International students shall fulfil the English language requirements by obtaining IELTS or TOEFL or MUET results or any examination that has been aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) that fulfils the minimum score or band requirements set by their respective programs and approved. by the Senate.
  2. An international student who fails to meet the English language competency requirements may be given a conditional offer as follows:
    1. students are allowed to attend an internal English Preparatory Course at the University with a time limit of a maximum of two (2) years and subject to the regulations of the Malaysian Immigration Department in force; and
    2. international students pursuing an internal English Preparatory Course must sit for the IELTS or TOEFL or MUET examinations or any CEFR-aligned examination to meet the English language competency requirements.
  3. The list of examination which has been aligned to CEFR is subject to the list approved by the Senate from time to time.
  4. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemptions to the conditions stated in sub-regulations 5(1) and 5(2) to:
    1. international students originating from countries that use English as the official language; or
    2. international students who use academic qualifications from institutions that use English as the medium of instruction and intend to pursue higher studies at the University.
TABLE OF HEET SCORE EQUIVALENT TO MAIN ENGLISH COMPETENCY TESTS
TEST Level of CEFR
A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2
Higher Education English Test 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
IELTS Band 0 to Band 3.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0
TOEFL iBT 0-31 32 35 46 60 79 94 102 110 115 118
TOEFL Essentials 2 3-4 5-7 8-9 10-11 12
MUET 1 2 2.5 3.0 3.5 4 4.5 5 5t
Pearson PTE Academic 23 29 36 46 56 66 76 84 89
Certified Intensive English ProgrammeLevel 106 107 108 109
Cambridge English Qualification B1 Preliminary 104-159
Cambridge English Qualification B2 First 60-179
Cambridge English Qualification C1 Advanced 180-199
Cambridge English Qualification - C2 Proficiency 200-300
Table of score equivalent to main english competency tests
English
Competency
Type of Examination CEFR Low B1 CEFR Mid B1 CEFR High B1 CEFR Low B2 CEFR Mid B2 CEFR High B2
MUET MUET B3.0 B3.5 B4.0 B4.5
IELTS IELTS/IELTS Online 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
TOEFL TOEFL iBT 30 - 31 33 40 46 60 79
TOEFL Essentials (Online) 5 6.5 7.5 8 8.5 9.5
PEARSON TEST
OF ENGLISH
PTE Academic/PTE Academic (Online) 36 43 47 51 59 63
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH
QUALIFICATION AND TESTS
(i) B1 Preliminary, B2 First, C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency 140 147 154 160 169 176
(ii) Linguaskill Online
(iii) Occupational English Test (OET) (Conventional/Online) - - - 200 250 300
ELS Certified Intensive English Programme Level (CIEP Level) 106 107 108 109

Any inquiries on visa and student pass, please contact:

Centre for Academic Management
Email : val@ukm.edu.my
Phone : 03 – 8921 4925/4927
Address : Level 7, Bangunan PUSANIKA, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor.

For more information: https://www.ukm.my/akademik/international-student-visa/

Counter operations:
Monday - Thursday 8.30 am – 12.30 pm
By appointment basis
Friday 8.30 am – 12.30 pm
By appointment basis
Weekend & Public Holiday Closed

Centre for Shaping Advanced and Professional Education (UKMShape)
Email : visashape@ukm.edu.my
Phone : 03 – 8921 4454
Address : Ground floor (level 1), Bangunan Wawasan, Centre for Shaping Advanced and Professional Education, UKM Bangi Selangor.

For more information: https://www.ukm.my/ukmshape/visa-and-student-pass/

Counter operations:
Monday - Thursday 8.15 am – 12.45 pm
2.15 pm – 4.45 pm
Friday 8.30 am – 12.30 pm
3.00 pm – 4.45 pm
Weekend & Public Holiday Closed
admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
+60389118468 / +60389118389

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi
Selangor, Malaysia

admission.shape@ukm.edu.my
+603 8927 2112/2129

Centre for Shaping Advanced and Professional Education (UKMShape)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi Selangor

admission_gsb@ukm.edu.my
+60389214718 / +60389214486

UKM-Graduate School of Business
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
43600, UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia