INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION UNIT (INSAN)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION UNIT (INSAN)

FAQ

FAQ


HOW DO I APPLY FOR AN ADMISSION AND WHEN IS THE CLOSING DATE?

To apply for an admission, please register for an online application account via http://eadmission.iium.edu.my/index.php/student/eas_login

Applications are considered on a rolling basis until each intakes deadline. Any application received after deadline will be processed for the next intake.

 

WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDATION LETTER?   

Recommendation letter can be provided by someone who have known you personally and academically however this is optional.

 

WHAT ARE THE MAJOR AND MINOR PROGRAMME?  

Info on major or minor are provided by the Kulliyyah that you wish to apply for. So browse our website for the relevant Kulliyyah and contact them directly.

 

HOW LONG IS THE DURATION OF STUDY FOR BACHELOR PROGRAMME?  

Our degree consists of 4 years’ period except for Medicine and Dentistry programme which requires 5 years.

 

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENT?  

We accept Advanced Level (A level) result only with minimum 3 subjects. Advanced Subsidiary and Ordinary Level (O level) result is not acceptable for application into IIUM.

 

I HAVE MADE AN ONLINE APPLICATION; HOW CAN I CHECK THE STATUS OF MY APPLICATION?  

Kindly login to your registered online application account to check your application status via available link http://eadmission.iium.edu.my/index.php/student/eas_login

 

I HAVE CHECKED MY ONLINE APPLICATION STATUS, HOWEVER IT MENTIONED “EVALUATION PROCESS”, WHAT DOES IT MEAN?  

It is just recently completed and it has to be discussed in the nearest Board of Admissions Committee meeting. You can check your result by & working days (if there is no cancellation of meeting) by logging in to your online application account.


HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM OFFERED?

You will receive an automated notification email and you may login to your online application account to check your offer for admission into the IIUM Undergraduate programme.


IS THERE ANY AGE LIMIT TO APPLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES? WHAT ABOUT APPLICATION TO POSTGRADUATE STUDIES?

There is no age limit and we support the Life Long Learning policy. However, please apply to know admission possibility.

 

WHAT IS THE REQUIREMENT FOR IELTS?

Our current exemption requirement for English is 6.0 for IELTS. However, the IELTS result validity must be within 2 years only.


DO YOU NEED IELTS OR TOEFL TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION? IS IT COMPULSORY?  

The English requirement of TOEFL or IELTS is not compulsory. You may be exempted for the English course if you obtained a minimum B in English Language in your IGCSE (O level), subject to decision from our Centre for Language and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD.

 

WHAT IS ENGLISH PROFICIENCY TEST (EPT)?  

The English Proficiency Test (EPT) must be taken by those offered without TOEFL or IELTS that meets the requirement for exemption of English courses.

 

WHAT IS PROCESSING FEE?  

Processing fee is a sum (USD$100) of payment to be paid (non-refundable) for processing the application.

 

WHAT IS FINANCIAL STATEMENT? IS IT COMPULSORY?  

The financial statement or guarantee letter is to be provided by your sponsor such as your parents / relatives by providing bank statement and such, however this is optional.

 

WHERE CAN I FIND THE FEE STRUCTURE?  

For Undergraduate please logon to

http://www.iium.edu.my/division/finance-division/undergraduate  

For Postgraduate please logon to

http://www.iium.edu.my/division/finance-division/postgraduate

 

WHERE CAN I GET THE INFORMATION ON SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE?  

Any inquiries on scholarship, please visit

http://www.iium.edu.my/division/finance-division/scholarship-and-financial-assistance-1

 

WHAT OTHER EXPENSES, ABOVE AND BEYOND FEES, SHOULD I EXPECT AS A STUDENT LIVING IN MALAYSIA?  

The Education of Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) has created an estimation of living expenses for students living in Malaysia, however this varies depending on the student’s lifestyle and living standards. For information, logon to

https://educationmalaysia.gov.my/why-malaysia/reasonable-cost-of-living.html/