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Introduction

At the beginning of its establishment, this division was known as the University Central Unit (UPU) in 1972 until 10 October 1995. From 10 October 1995 to 31 December 2004, UPU was upgraded and known as the HEI Student Admission Management Division (BPKP IPT), Department of Higher Education. This division was rebranded on 1 January 2005 in line with the reorganisation of the organisational structure of the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and was known as the Student Admission Management Division (BPKP), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia. In 2019, BPKP was once again rebranded as the IPTA Student Admission Division (BKPA), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia.

BKPA is responsible for coordinating applications for admission to First Degree, Foundation, Diploma and Certificate Programmes for STPM/ Equivalent and SPM/ Equivalent Graduates to Public Universities (UA), Polytechnics, Community Colleges and Public Skills Training Institutes (ILKA).

Functions of IPTA Student Admission Division (BKPA) / UPUOnline

  • Formulate, implement and monitor policies to improve study places for SPM/Equivalent Postgraduate Studies Programmes and STPM/Equivalent Postgraduate Studies Programmes.
  • Process and coordinate the admission of students to Public Universities (UA)/Premier Polytechnic for SPM/Equivalent Postgraduate Studies Programmes and STPM/Equivalent Postgraduate Studies Programmes.
  • Process and coordinate the admission of students to Conventional Polytechnics/Metro, Community Colleges and ILKA for SPM/Equivalent and SKM Postgraduate Study Programs.
  • Monitor the balance of Science-Literature students for the STPM/Equivalent Postgraduate Study Programmes in accordance with the policies set from time to time.
  • Implement a policy for the admission of foreign students to study programmes at Public Universities (UA).
  • Develop, implement and realise the Electronic Government management.
  • Manage and coordinate counselling services and the National Higher Education Carnival for the preparation of students for admission to Public Universities (UA).
  • Manage matters related to financial administration at BPKP JPT including Trust Accounts.
  • Plan and implement a data entry management system to Public Universities (UA) and strengthen regulation.

Official Website of IPTA Student Admission Division (BKPA) / UPUOnline

More information on the management of student admission to Public Universities can be obtained by browsing the following official website of BKPA/UPUOnline: https://upu.mohe.gov.my

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