Your UPU 2020/21 Guide

Published by Afterschool.my on Jun 11, 2021, 08:17 am

With news about UPU 2020/21 slowly streaming in, students are nervously anticipating applying to UPU 2020/21, hoping to secure a place at universities such as Universiti Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or the 15 other remaining institutions. It can all get a little overwhelming, as UPU 2020/21 is no small matter. With that in mind, here is your guide to UPU 2020/21. Bookmark this page as we update it with more information as it comes in. 


1. When Will UPU 2020/21 Open?

UPU for the 2020/21 academic session will open on February 24, 2020 at 12.00pm in the afternoon and will close on March 31, 2020 (SPM) and April 7, 2020 (STPM/Setaraf) at 11.59pm.


2. What Category Will Be Open for UPU 2020/21?

Both Lepasan STPM/Setaraf and Lepasan SPM/Setaraf will be opened. 


3. Who Can Apply for UPU 2020/21?

Requirements to apply for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf: 

  • STPM 2019
  • Matrikulasi 
  • Asasi Sains UM
  • Asasi UiTM 2019/2020
  • STAM 2018 & 2019
  • Diploma/Setaraf : Diploma from a Public University or Polytechnic, DKM, DLKM, DVM, Diploma from a Private University, Overseas Diploma, A-Levels, IB, AUSMAT, SAM, CPU, STPM (Not Current Year), Matrikulasi (Not Current Year), STAM (Not Current Year). 

Requirements to apply for Lepasan SPM/Setaraf: 

  • SPM 2019
  • SPM 2018
  • SPM 2017


4. Do I need to buy a PIN number to apply for UPU 2020/21? If so, where?

Yes, you need to buy a unique BSN pin number to apply for UPU 2020/21. You can start to buy it from February 24, 2020 until March 31, 2020 (SPM) and April 6, 2020 (STPM/Setaraf). If you want to buy your BSN pin number individually, you can do so at BSN counters. If the applicant/applicant's parents posses a BSN Giro Account, then the purchase can be made via ATM


5. How Much is a Unique ID for UPU 2020/21?

A Unique pin ID for UPU 2020/21 is RM15.60


6. How do I apply for UPU 2020/21?

All applications for the first intake of UPU 2020/21 must be made online via UPU at their website, https://online.moe.gov.my/upu/UPUOnline/login  


7. Will there be a new format for UPU 2020/21?

Yes, there will be a new format for UPU 2020/21 


8. What is in the new format for UPU 2020/21?

  • Students will only have to fill in their name, family details. extra co-curriculum activities & chosen programme/s at university.
  • Students will not need to fill in their SPM results.
  • SPM results will automatically be transferred into the system based on data sourced from the Education Department.
  • Programmes that appear will correspond to respective student's results.
  • Programmes that student do not qualify for will not appear as an option.
  • Prevents students from applying for programmes they do not qualify for.

9.  What are the important dates I have to remember for UPU 2020/21?

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