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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Admission 2020-2021, Requirements, Application Process & Deadlines

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University Teknologi Malaysia offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses to the national and international students in the field of Accounting, Business, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, etc. International students can get admission to the university by applying through the online mode of application. TOEFL and IELTS are the two tests that the university accepts as proof of English proficiency. Students are advised to apply for the visa application 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.


Application PortalOnline
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Work ExperienceRequired for some programs
Financial AidScholarships, Grants, Funds
Contact+6075537809 / +6075537573 | (UG);
+6075537900 | (PG)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Admission Deadlines

The students are advised to consider the given deadlines before start filling the application form:

September IntakeJune
February IntakeSeptember to November

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia International student admissions

Admission Requirements

  • For undergraduate courses, students must have senior high school certificate or equivalent.
  • Admission to masters courses requires a completed bachelor degree from a recognized university.
  • Work experience in the relative field (if required)
  • Proof of English language proficiency test
  • Must clear UTM interview (for bachelor of architecture and bachelor of science industrial design)
  • Students must undergo a compulsory medical check-up in Malaysia (managed by the University).
  • If supporting documents are in the language other than English then they must be certified with English translation.

English Proficiency Test Score

To prove the English proficiency all the international students need to clear any of the given English tests. The minimum test scores required by the University are as follows:

TestMinimum Test Scores Required for UGMinimum Test Scores required for PG
IELTS AcademicOverall 5.56.0

Visa process

  • International students will receive an offer letter from UTM.
  • Students are advised to apply a minimum of six weeks before the course registration to avoid delays in the visa application.
  • Apply for your student visa online through education Malaysia global services
  • Pay the EMGS visa processing fee.
  • Students can track the status of their visa application
  • Immigration Malaysia will issue an electronic visa approval letter.

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Undergraduate Admissions

The University offers more than 50 programs across its seven faculties and schools. It provides world-class education in the field of Technology and Engineering. The basic admission process is as follows:

Where to Apply: Students can apply for undergraduate courses through the admission website.

Admission Requirements: Applicants need to provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  1. Certified photocopies of official certificates, qualification transcripts, and translated certificate.
  2. Proof of English language certificate (IELTS/ TOEFL/ TOEFL IBT)
  3. Frontpage of the passport
  4. Passport-sized photograph
  5. Sponsor letter (if applicable)
  6. Proof of work experience (if applicable)
  7. Medical health report (only if you suffer from a medical condition)
  8. Proof of processing fees.

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Graduate Admissions

Various courses are offered at UTM. They are offered either online or off-campus or both online and off-campus. There are postgraduate and doctoral courses. Some of the courses offered are:

  • Masters in Architecture
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master in Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Master of Science in Computer System Engineering
  • Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Master of Disaster Risk Management

Where to Apply: Students can apply for the Master programs through online mode.

Required Documents

  • Bachelor/master academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language certificate
  • Sponsor letter (if applicable)
  • Referees statement (if applicable)
  • Research proposal (for research mode)
  • Passport size photograph
  • Proof of work experience (if applicable)
  • Copy of passport (with photo and personal details)
  • Proof of processing fees.

English Language Proficiency: Applicants must submit one of the test scores given below:

  • TOEFL-iBT: 79
  • TOEFL-PBT: 550
  • IELTS: 6.0

The University not only provide the best academic, research, and outreach programs but it also enhances student’s life and prepares them to meet the challenges and embrace opportunities they encounter in the world.

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