Tertiary Education for
many students starts at the age of 18. The Ministry of Higher
Malaysia overseas admission to public colleges and universities, and
management of higher education - or polytechnics, community collages,
private collages and private and public universities.
The main entrance
requirement is the results the CGPA for diploma holders, the
matriculation examination or STPM.
All applicants to public universities are also required to sit for the
English Test (MUET), which stared in 1999, administered by the
Malaysian Examination Council (Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia). Grades
(called bands band 1, poor to band 6 high) of this exam is just to determine
the competency of the student in English and whether they need to take extra
English courses. However, entry to public universities is very competitive
and a higher grade is required for entry to professional
courses, such as medicine and pharmacy.
For STPM and MUET examinations in Malaysia:
Council (Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia)