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Government Pre-University Options for SPM Leavers

Published by on Jan 28, 2016, 12:39 pm

These are the government pre-university options that SPM leavers MUST know.

1. Asasi in IPTA


Asasi or foundations is a pre-university course offered by Malaysian public universities. The courses are available at UM, UIAM, UiTM, UPM, USIM, UPNM and UNIMAS.

Duration: 1 or 2 years

Read the full course description, here

2. AsasiPintar


AsasiPintar serves as a pathway for students to continue their tertiary education in UKM. The programme began with offering Science stream only, but today offers the option to enrol in the Social Science stream.

Duration: 1 year

Read the full course description, here.

3. Form 6 (STPM)


Form 6 or formally known as Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) is a pre-university programme that is taught in selected secondary schools around Malaysia. This programme is governed by Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia (MPM)

Duration: 1.5 years

Find out the comparison between STPM and Matriculation here.

4. Government Matriculation


Government Matriculation is pre-university programme offered by government schools. Compared with Form 6 (STPM) it is a fairly easy pre-university course. Ninety percent (90%) of Matrikulasi is allocated to bumiputera students, and 10% to non-bumiputera.

Duration: 1 or 2 years

Read the complete Matriculation guide here.

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