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Your guide to studying Asasi in Malaysia

Course Duration

1 - 2 Years

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What is Asasi in IPTA?

Asasi in IPTA or foundations is a pre-university course offered by Malaysian public universities.

Unlike Form 6 (STPM) and matriculation, Asasi is designed to fit the curriculum for a university’s degree course. Besides having to pay such a minimum fee, you get allowance of RM 1,250 per semester. If you do the math, you actually receive more money than paying for your education! Asasi programmes are generally designed for Bumiputra students but there are six courses offered to non-Bumiputra students. It usually lasts only one year (2 semesters), but can be extended to two years ...

Unlike Form 6 (STPM) and matriculation, Asasi is designed to fit the curriculum for a university’s degree course. Besides having to pay such a minimum fee, you get allowance of RM 1,250 per semester. If you do the math, you actually receive more money than paying for your education! Asasi programmes are generally designed for Bumiputra students but there are six courses offered to non-Bumiputra students. It usually lasts only one year (2 semesters), but can be extended to two years for students taking the two-year programme (Program Dua Tahun/PDT). There are two main categories: ‘open’ and ‘closed’ Asasi programmes.

Open: recognised in other universities and can proceed to any degree programme.
Available at: 

  • Universiti Malaya (all Asasi programmes except Asasi Alam Bina and Pengajian Islam; all Asasi not accepted in IIUM)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA (Asasi programmes accepted in all IPTA except IIUM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (all except AsasiPintar).

 

Closed: not recognized in other universities and destined to a particular degree programme.
Available at:

  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  • Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
  • Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia.
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Where can you study Asasi in IPTA in Malaysia?

For a start, here are some of the most popular Asasi in IPTA schools in Malaysia.

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