PETALING JAYA: The UPUOnline application for university entrance will be open from 12pm on June 15 to 5pm on June 21 says Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad.
“The application results for the 2021/2022 academic year is expected to be announced in the third week of July," said the Higher Education Minister.
“This phase is opened to provide an opportunity for SPM 2020 graduates who applied for UPUOnline in the previous application phase to update their study programme options based on their SPM results," she added.
Noraini said that applicants can update their study programme options based on their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2020 results, except for study programmes where applicants have been called for interviews and/or tests,
She also said in a Facebook post on Thursday (June 10) that the Ministry will implement a programme called Jom Masuk IPT Virtual 2021 (JMIPT Virtual 2021) in collaboration with Universiti Malaya.
Noraini said that this is to ensure that the delivery of information related to access to higher education is not affected as the country battles the Covid-19 pandemic.
The programme will run in two phases; from June 15 to June 21 for applicants who are SPM leavers, and Aug 8 to 12 for STPM or equivalent leavers.
“There will be 29 webinars, live chats, and group and individual consultation sessions, ” she added.