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Instructions and Guidelines for MUET Candidates Admission

MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST (MUET) YEAR 2012

 

Instructions and Guidelines for MUET Candidates' Admission contain the following information:

1. Eligibility to sit for MUET.

2. Validity period.

3. MUET Components.

4. Test fees.

5. Registration method for MUET candidates:

5.1       School/institution candidates.

5.2       Private individual candidates.

6. Special candidates.

7. Candidate's Registration Slip.

8. Date of registration and test date.

9. Candidate's index number and test centre.

10. MUET Registration Slip.

11. Transfer of test centre.

12. Withdrawal of candidates.

13. MUET Results.

14. Review of MUET results.

                   

1. ELIGIBILITY TO SIT FOR MUET

No condition is imposed for eligibility to sit for MUET.

 

2. VALIDITY PERIOD

For MUET results issued prior to 2009, the validity period is until 18 July, 2013 while for MUET results issued from the year 2009, the validity period is five years from the date of issue of results.

 

3. MUET COMPONENTS

Below are the four papers offered for MUET:

 

 Paper Code

 Paper Name

 800/1

 Listening(30 minutes)

 800/2

 Speaking(30 minutes)

 800/3

 Reading(90 minutes)

 800/4

 Writing (90 minutes)

 

 

* For more information, please refer to MUET Regulations, Test Specifications, Test Format, and Sample Questions.

 

4. TEST FEES

            (a) MUET test fees are as follows:

 

 Registration fee

 RM 40.00

 Subject fee

 RM 60.00

 Total

 RM 100.00

 

Payment of fees must be made by purchasing a MEC PIN number from Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) or through internet banking. For more information, please visit www.mesp.gov.my/online.

 

Note: BSN will charge RM1.00 for every MEC PIN number purchased

 

            (b) Payment made will appear on the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/PP) for candidate's reference.

 

5. METHOD OF REGISTRATION FOR MUET CANDIDATES

5.1. School/Institution Candidates

 

(a) Registration of school/institution candidates are made online via the  www.mesp.gov.my/online.

(b) The Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Departments must first update information related to schools/institutions which will be test centres before registration begins.

(c) The principal of the school/institution should submit the name of the school's/institution's Examination Secretary to the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit of the State Departments and District Education Officers.

(d). Briefings on registration online to Examination Secretaries of schools/institutions are to be given by District Education Officers.

(e) Schools/institutions may also obtain information on MUET registration from the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal.

(f) Schools/institutions are required to obtain a Username and Password from the Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department to go into the online registration system. Schools and institutions' Examination Secretaries are advised to download/print the School Manual in www.mesp.gov.my/online displayed on the school icon as reference before starting the online registration system application.

(g) Principals of schools/institutions are required to instruct their Examination Secretaries to conduct registration by taking the following steps:

(i) Update schools' details in the online registration system.

            (ii) Fill in the registration information data of their schools'/institutions' candidates who wish to sit for MUET.

(iii) Identify candidates with disabilities in terms of vision impairment, physical disabilities, hearing impairment or speech impairment and register them with other candidates. Notifications must be given that the candidates are special candidates and special consideration sought are as in para 6.

(iv) Ensure that the MEC PIN number is adequately provided by schools/institutions for candidates who wish to sit for MUET.

(v) Check that candidates' registration details on the MUET registration slip (MUET/PP) such as the spelling of names, identity card numbers and other information stated on the MUET/PP are correct, and update details if there are any amendments by candidates before the close of online registration for schools. MUET/PP can be used as proof that registration has been made to obtain candidates' MUET Registration Slips (MUET/D) (if candidates' information is not in the MUET/D checklist).

(vi) Ensure that candidates' registration data are correct before the close of online registration at schools/institutions.

(vii)Check the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) for candidates from schools/institutions and ensure that MUET/D is printed by candidates as tickets to sit for the test.

(viii)PROMPTLY inform the Examination and Evaluation Sector of the State Education Department or the Malaysian Examinations Council if there are registered candidates with their details not found in MUET/D.

(ix)Comply with online registration deadlines and the submission of registration information/material/relevant registration documents as specified by the Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department.

 

5.2. Private Individual Candidates

(a) Registration of private individual candidates is made online through the http://mesp.mpm.edu.my/online.

(b) Private individual candidates are advised to obtain information on MUET registration through the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal and by referring to the Private Individual Candidates Manual which is displayed on the icon for private individual candidates at  http://mesp.mpm.edu.my/online, for reference before starting the online registration system application.

(c) Candidates may select the desired test centre during online registration but choice of centres is subject to the approval of the Examination and Evaluation Sector of the State Education Department. The State Education Department has the right to transfer private individual candidates to other centres.

(d) Candidates with disabilities such as visual impairment, physical disabilities or hearing and speech impairment must also register via online but notification must be given that these are special candidates and special considerations are sought as in para 6.

 

6. SPECIAL CANDIDATES

(a) Candidates with visual impairment, physical disabilities, hearing and speech impairment must inform the Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department prior to November 24, 2011 for the MUET March Session 2012, February 13, 2012 for MUET July Session 2012 and before August 20, 2012 for the MUET November Session 2012.

(b) Information about disability and special consideration requested must be submitted clearly in MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 forms (Amendment 2006) (whichever is related) by the type of disability. Please attach a copy of the document as proof of disability such as a medical report, the Social Welfare Department card, and the principal's confirmation (if candidates are from schools/institutions).

(c) MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 forms (Amendment 2006) can be obtained and printed from the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal.

To obtain the relevant forms, please click the MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 form (Amendment 2006).

 

7. CANDIDATES' REGISTRATION SLIP (MUET/PP)

(a) Details of candidates' preliminary registration can be checked from the candidates' registration slip (MUET/PP). For candidates from schools/institutions, any amendments of the identity card number or the spelling of name, please submit the amendment must be submitted to the schools'/institutions' Examination Secretary for changes to be made.

(b) Private individual candidates must update their own registration details online, but the updates are limited to twice only.

 

8. REGISTRATION DATES AND TESTS DATES

Click for MUET Calendar.

 

9. CANDIDATES' INDEX NUMBER AND TEST CENTRES

(a) Index numbers for all candidates will be determined by the Malaysian Examinations Council. Candidates index numbers will be stated in the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D).

(b) Placement of private individual candidates at a particular test centre is subject to the approval of the Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department. The State Education Department has the right to transfer private individual candidates to other centres.

(c) The Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department may also transfer a school's/institution's candidates to other centres if it is considered that it is not economical in terms of the running of the test, to have only a few candidates in one centre. However, these considerations should take into account several factors such as geographical location and the background of the candidates in these schools / institutions. However, discussion / consultation with the Principals of the schools/institutions concerned are made before action is taken.

 

10. MUET REGISTRATION SLIP (MUET/D)

(a) Confirmation of MUET candidates' registration details will appear in the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) via the MEC's portal  beginning 24 March for the Mid Year MUET and 8 September for the End Year MUET. If candidates' information is not available in MUET/D, please contact the Malaysian Examinations Council IMMEDIATELY. For candidates from schools/institutions are required to contact the Malaysian Examinations Council through the schools'/institutions' principals respectively.

(b) Candidates must print MUET/D themselves and bring it along to the test centre on the day of the test, as the ticket to sit for the test.

(c) Candidates should check the details listed in MUET/D, such as identity card numbers, spelling of names, index numbers, test centres, date and time of test. If there are errors, candidates are required to make changes on the MUET/D slips and return them to the Malaysian Examinations Council (for the attention of the Head of STPM and MUET Administration Division) through their respective principals of schools/institutions. Private individual candidates are required to send their slips directly to the Malaysian Examinations Council (for the attention of the Head of STPM and MUET Administration Division) before the first test begins. The amendment of information must also be notified to the Chief Invigilator at the test centre for his record in the Invigilation Record Book. Amendments will only be made on the MUET result slips which will be issued at a later date.

(d) Candidates should make sure that the spelling of names and identity card numbers printed on the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) are correct. Candidates must use the same identity card number during the tests. Any mistakes will lead to a misunderstanding with the test invigilators and this will inconvenience the candidates.

(e) Candidates may check their registration status through the Short Messaging System (SMS) by typing MUET<space>INFO<space>Identity Card Number and send to 15888.

 

11. TRANSFER OF TEST CENTRES

(a) Transfer from one test centre to another test centre will only be allowed if the reasons given by the candidates are reasonable. Application for transfer to test centres within the same city is not allowed. Applicants must complete the Test Centre Transfer Request Form (MUET/C2) which can be obtained and printed from the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal. Applications must be submitted to the Malaysian Examinations Council (for the attention of the Head of STPM and MUET Administration Division) through the Head of Examination and Evaluation Sector, State Education Department.

(b) The test centre transfer fee is RM25.00 and should be made by Postal / Money Order in the name of the Chief Executive of the Malaysian Examinations Council. Payment will be refunded if the application is not approved.

(c) The closing date for application for the transfer of test centre is 28 December 2011 for MUET March Session 2012, 23 May 2012 for MUET July Session 2012, and 29 August 2012 for MUET November Session 2012. Transfer of test centre application status can be checked at the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal. 

To obtain MUET/C2 form, please click here.

 

12. WITHDRAWAL FROM THE TEST

(a) A candidate who wishes to withdraw from MUET must fill in Candidate Withdrawal Form (MUET/C4) which can be obtained and printed from the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal. The completed form must be submitted to the Malaysian Examinations Council together with a supporting letter before the candidate sits for the first MUET test paper.

(b) The fee of a candidate who withdraws from the MUET test will not be refunded unless the candidate is suffering from a prolonged illness (letter of confirmation from a Medical Officer must be submitted) or a candidate who has passed away (a copy of Death Certificate must be submitted by the beneficiaries).

 

To obtain the MUET/C4 form, please click here

 

13. MUET RESULTS

MUET results for candidates from schools/institutions will be sent to principals of schools/institutions through the Examination and Evaluation Sector of the State Education Department while for private individual candidates, the results will be sent by post.

 

Candidates can also check their test results through the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal  or through SMS by typing MUET<space>RESULT<space>Identity Card No. and send it to 15888 or 36363.

 

14. ENQUIRY ABOUT MUET RESULTS

Candidates may make enquiries about MUET results. The charge for each enquiry is RM70.00. The closing date for enquiries is two weeks after the MUET results are announced. More information on enquiries about MUET results can be obtained from the Malaysian Examinations Council's portal.