Undergraduate Students

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Application Procedures

Applications are to be made on the prescribed form, which may be obtained from the Admissions & Records Unit. All enclosed academic records and other supporting documents must be certified true copies.

Application forms can also be downloaded online here and submitted to the email address provided.

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General Requirement

The general academic requirements for admission into undergraduate degree programmes of IIUM are as follows:

A pass in the IIUM Matriculation Centre's final examination with a CGPA of not less than 2.0 and fulfillment of all other requirements for promotion to the first year of undergraduate study

OR Three principal passes, or 'C' grades in the STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) examination, 

OR Three principal passes in the GCE 'A' level examination,

OR Any other certificate that is recognised by the Senate as equivalent to one of the above


Language Requirements

Depending on the programme of study, instruction at IIUM is carried in English and/or Arabic. Applicants wishing to pursue studies in programmes taught in English must obtain:

  • A score of 550 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 
  • 6.0 points in the test administrated by the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)
  • If they do not have either of these qualifications, applicants may sit for the IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT), in which they must obtain at least 6.0 points to fulfill the requirement.
  • Applicants interested in programmes taught in Arabic must obtain an exemption after sitting for the IIUM-administered Arabic Placement Test (APT).

Applicants who are unable to submit satisfactory results in any of the tests above may take up language proficiency courses at the university to fulfill the admission requirements. 


Other Requirements

If deemed necessary, applicants may also be required to attend an interview and/or take an entrance test conducted by the Board of Admissions.


Undergraduate Intake Schedule

The details of the undergraduate intakes are as follows:


Closing Date

International Applications

International / Malaysian with Local Qualification

February (Begin Feb. 2012 onwards)

1st December

31st December

June (Begin June 2012 onwards )

1st April

No Intake

September (Begin Sept. 2011 onwards)

1st July

To apply through Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) - please refer to advertisement or visit http://www.mohe.gov.my


A complete application should consist of the following items:

  • A complete, signed application form; and
  • Certified true Copy of Transcripts / Higher School Certificate (HSC) / GCE 'A' Level or equivalent; or
  • Certified true Copy of GCE 'O' Level or equivalent; and Recommendation Letter (at least one form the authority bodies); and
  • Applicant's Financial Statement and/or
  • Undertaking Letter; or
  • Applicant's Undertaking or Sponsorship Letter from the Government (for MBBS, Dentistry & Pharmacy applicants)



Undergraduate Fee Structure

Please refer to this link for latest undergraduate fee structure: