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Everything You Need to Know About Kolej Profesional MARA (KPM)'s Session 1/2021 Diploma Programmes

Published by Afterschool.my on Nov 16, 2020, 12:48 pm

Some good news for students! MARA is opening their online application for their Kolej Profesional Mara (KPM) Session 1/2021 for their January intake. Students can choose to pursue their Diploma with the following programmes:

  • Diploma in Accounting;
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology;
  • Diploma in Business Studies;
  • Diploma in Computer Networking;
  • Diploma in Computer Science;
  • Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production;
  • Diploma in English Communication;
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship;
  • Diploma in Halal Industry;
  • Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management;
  • Diploma in International Business;
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance;
  • Diploma in Landscape & Horticulture;
  • Diploma in Marketing;

SPM, STPM, STAM, SKM and certificates holders related to the stated fields are warmly welcome to apply starting from 6th November to 4th December 2020.

Here’s some things to know about KPM’s Diploma programmes:

  • The medium language used is English language!
  • Programmes are in full-time basis.
  • Tuition fees will be sponsored by MARA.
  • Dorms are guaranteed for first semester students while students in the second semester and above will only be offered accommodation depending the availability of the dorms.

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

 1. How do I apply to Kolej Profesional MARA (KPM)?

You can apply via online at this website: http://apponline.mara.gov.my/upimonline.

2. Should I buy a PIN number to make my application on UPIM website?

Nope. A PIN number is not required to apply to KPM and the registration is free.

3. Is there another method to apply other than through UPIM?

Yes, there is. You can also apply through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) category A for candidates who are working.

4. How do I make an application through APEL?

You can surf their website https://www2.mqa.gov.my/APEL/ for more information and explanation.

5. What are the entry requirements for KPM?

  • Malaysian citizen with Bumiputera status
  • Between the ages of 18 to 35 years old
  • Is an SPM leaver.

6. How many intakes does KPM take?

3. January, July and November.

7. What is the Program Intensif Bahasa Inggeris (Intensive English Program (IEP)?

The IEP programme is a short-term programme (2 months) for students who received the minimum 3 KEPUJIAN grades in their SPM but did not receive KEPUJIAN for their English paper.

8. What are academic requirements for IEP programme?

Students must obtained minimum 3 KEPUJIAN for your SPM including the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Two (2) other subjects, AND
  • English Language (PASS, minimum Grade D)
  • Mathematics (PASS, minimum Grade E)

9. What are the requirements for IEP students to continue their studies in Diploma level?

Must obtain minimum Grade C in order to apply to Diploma EXCEPT for Diploma in English Communication (DEC) programme.

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How to apply?

Applications are open online at MARA’s website as well as Unit Pusat Institusi MARA (UPIM). Applications are open for exactly 29 days starting from 6th November to 4th December 2020, 11:59 PM. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be acknowledged.

When will results be released?

It is expected to be announced on UPIM website latest on 14th December 2020 at 3PM. The results of the application are FINAL and any program or college changes are NOT ALLOWED.

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