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Matriculation is a pre-university programme offered by government schools.
Compared with Form 6 (STPM), it is a fairly easy pre-university course. Ninety per cent (90%) of Matriculation placement is allocated to bumiputra students and 10% to non-bumiputras. Matriculation is the best option to enrol in local public universities because it is easier and costs nothing (besMore details Less
Program Matrikulasi Malaysia in Malay, or the Malaysian Matriculation Programme in English, is a 2-year pre-university course taken by many local students today. Matrikulasi is seen as the most popular course taken among the Malaysians and is seen as an extremely cost-effective route into tertiary education. It is seen as a course for students who wish to pursue their academic careers in public universities after completing this particular course. The course may be a national course; however, it is still recognised by foreign universities in; Australia, United Kingdom, Indonesia, New Zealand and other Commonwealth countries.
Pengajiam Am Matrikulasi
Islamic / Moral Education
When compared to other pre-university courses, Matriculation is the most cost-friendly option! The reason why the programme is so cost-effective is because most of the fees are payed by the Malaysian government. Students who choose to enroll in this programme only have to pay for the registration fee when a letter of offer has been received. In addition to it being cost-effective, the Matriculation students also receive an allowance every semester for their own use.
Matriculation while it has different streams for you to choose from, it still allows their students to choose from a range of course when applying for their degree. For example, if you studied in a Science stream doing your pre-u years, you still can choose courses from Medicine to Engineering to IT. For Accounting students, you have a choice of applying for Law and Economics to Human Resource Management. Matriculation is good when it comes to having a wide selection for your degree!
While Matriculation may be a national pre-university course, students who have graduated still have the opportunity to study abroad because there are institutions abroad that recognise the programme. The Malaysian Matriculation Programme is recognised and accepted in countries such as; Indonesia, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, among others.
Compared to a lot of local and international pre-university programmes, Matriculation is a quick route allowing their students to finish within just a year. Allowing them to further their studies and take on their degree programmes quicker than the students in other pre-university programmes. So this programme is recommended for students who want to start their tertiary academic careers as soon as possible!
Not Recommended For
Since Matriculation is more popular nationally, there are more options for students who want to apply within Malaysia. However, if you are wanting to institutions abroad, this course may not be the one for you as there is only a limited amount of foreign institutions that recognise this programme.
There are many areas of Government Matriculation, including:
Matriculation is only applicable for SPM-Leavers who have met the minimum requirements for each stream available
Because of the large competition, if you want to apply for matriculation, do make sure your grades are much higher than the requirements listed above in order to be recognised!
These rules are put together to ensure that everyone’s rights are protected so that we can live freely and peacefully, preventing social chaos.
- Core Subjects : 10% - 20%
- Compulsory Subjects : 100%
- English Language : 40%
- Core Subjects : 10%
- Compulsory Subjects : Not Applicable
- English Language : 10%
Final Semester Exams
- Core Subjects : 70% - 80%
- Compulsory Subjects : Not Applicable
- English Language : 50%
Grading system is similar to public and some private universities where the grades are calculated into a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) which is used to assess your performance. Your final CGPA is calculated by your GPA which you obtain at the end of every semester. In order to graduate, the student must have a CGPA minimum of 2.00, or else the student must repeat a semester or maybe be eliminated from the programme completely.
After the completion, the graduates can apply for public universities through the Bahagian Kemasukan Pelajar IPTA (UPU) once the Matriculation results have been obtained.
Matriculation will take between a year to two depending on the type of course you take and it’s completion time based on its units.
The application period starts from January until April. Starting in 2020, students must apply through Bahagian Kemasukan Pelajar IPTA (UPU) official website. The intake only in May every year.
Apr 06, 2020
Apr 04, 2020
Apr 01, 2020
Mar 25, 2020