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UPU 2018/19 Application Guide

The UPU 2018/19 Application Guide, which can be downloaded for FREE, was published with the intention to share vital information regarding the UPU 2018/19 application process, including important dates, application tips, the latest changes, and more. In short, it’s aimed at ensuring all students will have a clear path in their pursuit of gaining admission in a public university/polytechnic, community college or ILKA.

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Model questions for SPM 2017

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Siti aisyah.

Member since Jul' 2018

Hi, saya nak tanya berkenaan MUET. Saya nak tukar tempat peperiksaan MUET. Saya perlu hantar borang melalui pos ataupun walk-in sahaja ke JPN & MPM? Wang pos rm25 perlu bagi kepada JPN atau MPM? Terim...   View more

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Christabelle Eugenie Damasus.

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Hi. I was a matriculation student 17/18 and already applied the second phase upu. the course that i want to apply is not listed in the application form and i really want to apply to UMS bachelor of ...   View more

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NAIMAH BINTI MOHD RASHID.

Member since Feb' 2018

Hi, semasa fasa 1 saya memohon melalui upu di bawah kategori stpm/ setaraf (diploma/setaraf) kerana sy merupakan lepasan asasi uitm bukan tahun semasa. Untuk isi fasa 2 kenapa sy tak boleh nak log in ...   View more

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Nuraisyah Umairah.

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Grace.

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Anuar bin Abdurasan.

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Fatimah Zahirah Binti Abd Majid.

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hi. saya nak tanya, bolehkah sy memohon rayuan ke matrikulasi walaupun sy tak pernah memohonnya sebelum ini? kerana saya tidak ingin melanjutkan ke diploma berikutan kos yang saya dpt saya tak minat...   View more

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Affan.

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Ng Sze Wei.

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Frequently asked questions

What is UPU?

Unit Pengambilan Universiti or UPU is the division which handles the applications of Malaysian students to all 20 public universities (IPTA). UPUOnline is the online system created by UPU to process these applications.

What are the important dates for UPU Online 2018?

  • February 5, 2018: Applications to UPU 2018/19 Opens

  • February 5, 2018: Unique ID (Unik ID) Sales Begin

  • March 8, 2018: Selection of Courses on UPUOnline for STPM/Matrikulasi/Asasi & STAM candidates Opens

  • April 9, 2018: Sales of Unique ID (Unik ID) Closes

  • April 10, 2018: UPUOnline Applications Closes

  • April 23 - May 6, 2018: Interview Process for Lepasan SPM

  • April 23 - 29, 2018: Review of Interview Call Backs for Lepasan SPM

  • May 7 - 13, 2018: Review of Call Backs for Ujian MEdSI & Interview Programme (Non-Education) for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf

  • May 14-20, 2018: Ujian MEdSI is carried out

  • May 14 - June 25, 2018: Interview (Non-Education) for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf (at the discretion of the UA)

  • May 21 - 27, 2018: Announcement of UPU results for Lepasan SPM candidates

  • May 21 - 27, 2018: Applications for UPUOnline Rayuan to Public Universities (UA)/Politeknik Premier Opens

  • May 28 - July 1, 2018: Review of Interview Call Backs (Education) for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf

  • May 28 - June 3, 2018: Applications for UPUOnline Rayuan (Lepasan SPM) Closes

  • June 1 - 30, 2018: Interviews for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf (Education)

  • June 11 - 17, 2018: Announcement of Rayuan Results for Lepasan SPM

  • June 28, 2018: UPUOnline Phase II (Matrikulasi/Asasi) Opens

  • July 2, 2018: UPUOnline Phase II (Matrikulasi/Asasi) Closes

  • July 30 - August 5, 2018: Announcement of STPM/Setaraf Results

  • July 30 - August 5, 2018: Applications for UPUOnline Rayuan STPM/Setaraf Opens

  • August 6 - 12, 2018: Applications for UPUOnline Rayuan STPM/Setaraf Closes

  • August 20 - 26, 2018: Announcement of Rayuan Phase I Results for STPM/Setaraf

  • September 10 -16, 2018: Announcement of Rayuan Phase II Results for STPM/Setaraf

What Categories are there for UPU 2018?

SPM/Setaraf

  • Category A - SPM 2017

  • Category B - SPM 2016, SPM 2015


SPM/Setaraf

  • Category A – STPM 2017 Sastera Stream

  • Category S – STPM 2017 Science Stream

  • Category T – STAM 2017 and 2016

  • Category N – BMKPM Science Stream/ PASUM/ Asasi UiTM

  • Category P – BMKPM Accounting Stream

  • Category U – Asasi Law Stream UiTM

  • Category K – Asasi Engineering Stream UiTM

  • Category L -Asasi TESL Stream UiTM

  • Category J – Asasi Technical Stream UiTM

  • Category E – (E1) Diploma DKM/DLKM, (E2) Diploma DVM, (E3) Diploma LL

  • Category F – (F1) A-Levels, (F2) IB, (F3) Sports School, (F4) STPM Bukan Tahun Semasa, (F5) Matriculation KPM Bukan Tahun Semasa, (F6) STAM, (F7) AUSMAT, SAM, CPU, (F8) Foundation IPTS

  • Category G- (G1) Diploma from a Public University, (G2) Diploma from a Polytechnic University.

What is Rayuan UPU?

Rayuan UPU is the period in which students who applied but were not offered places at any universities will be allowed to apply once again for UPU, this time with limited courses at selected institutions. Students who are eligible for Rayuan UPU must have:

  • Applied during the initial UPU application period

  • Not received ANY offers from universities during the first phase of applications. Students who were offered spots for courses are not allowed to participate in Rayuan UPU.

UPU Rayuan will open between May 21-27, 2018.

What UPU Pin Should I buy from BSN?

There are only two categories when it comes to purchasing UPU pins for 2018.

SPM/Setaraf: for students who will apply using their SPM results.

SPM/Setaraf: for students who will apply using their SPM results.