Applications to public tertiary institutions to go on as scheduled, says Ministry


PETALING JAYA: Admission into public higher education institutions for the 2020/ 2021 academic year will go on as scheduled.

The Higher Education Ministry said applications would be open until April 17 through UPUOnline.

“Offers are expected to be made on June 3 to Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) applicants and Aug 18 for Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)/ equivalent applicants.

“Public universities are expected to welcome new students this year to their foundation and diploma (including matriculation) programmes in either July or August, and the bachelor programmes in October, ” the ministry said in a statement Thursday (April 15).

It said SPM and STPM candidates who will be sitting for their exams in the first quarter of 2021 will enrol in public universities next year for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Enrolment for foundation and diploma programmes, including matriculation, will be in either July or August 2021, while degree programmes will be in October 2021.

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