INSTRUCTIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR CANDIDATES' ADMISSION MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST (MUET) YEAR 2015
Instructions and Guidelines for MUET Candidates' Admission consists of the following information:
1. Eligibility to sit for MUET.
2. Validity period.
3. MUET Components.
4. Test fees.
5. Method of registration for MUET candidates:
5.1 Candidates from schools/institutions
5.2 Private individual candidates.
6. Special needs candidates
7. Candidate's Registration Slip (MUET/PP)
8. Registration date and test date
9. Candidate's index number and test centre
10. MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D)
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 the 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 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:
Writing (90 minutes)
* For more information, please refer to MUET Regulations, Test Specifications, Test Format, and Sample Questions which can be obtained from the Malaysian Examinations Council (MEC)'s portal.
4. TEST FEES
(a) MUET test fees are as follows:
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
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.
(c) Every MEC PIN number purchased will not be refunded if the candidate fails to register within the stipulated
deadlines and the MEC PIN number cannot be used for the next session of MUET registration.
5. METHOD OF REGISTRATION FOR MUET CANDIDATES
5.1. School/Institution Candidates
(a) Registration of candidates from schools/institutions are made online via MEC's portal
(b) The Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Departments must first update the details of
schools/institutions which will be test centres before registration begins.
(c) Principals of schools/institutions should submit the name of the school's/institution's Examination Secretary to the
Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit of the State Education Department and to the District Education Officers.
(d) Briefings on online registration to Examination Secretaries of schools/institutions at district level are to be given by District
(e) Schools/institutions may also obtain information on MUET registration from MEC's portal.
(f) Schools/institutions are required to obtain a Username and Password from the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State
Education Department to go into the online registration system. Schools' and institutions' Examination Secretaries are
advised to download/print the School Manual fromdisplayed on the school icon as reference
before commencing the application of online registration system.
(g) Principals of schools/institutions are required to instruct their Examination Secretaries to conduct registration by taking the
(i) Update details of the school/institution in the online registration system.
(ii) Fill in the registration information of their schools'/institutions' candidates who wish to sit for MUET.
(iii) Identify candidates with disabilities in terms of vision impairment, physical disabilities, hearing or speech impairment and register them together with other candidates. Notification must be given that the candidates are special needs candidates and special consideration sought are as in para 6.
(iv) Ensure that the MEC PIN number is adequately provided by candidates from schools/institutions 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.
(viii)PROMPTLY inform the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Department or the Malaysian Examinations Council if there are registered candidates whose details are 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/Unit, State Education Department.
5.2. Private Individual Candidates
(a) Registration of private individual candidates is made online through MEC's portalor
(b) Private individual candidates are advised to obtain information on MUET registration through MEC's portal
and by referring to the Private Individual Candidates Manual which is displayed on the icon for private
individual candidates at, for reference before starting the online registration system application.
(c) Candidates may select the desired test centre during online registration but the choice of centres is subject to the approval of
the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Department. The State Education Department has the right to
transfer private individual candidates to centres other than their choice.
(d) Candidates with disabilities such as visual impairment, physical disabilities or hearing and speech impairment must also
register online but notification must be given that these are special needs candidates and special considerations are sought
as in para 6.
6. SPECIAL NEEDS CANDIDATES
(a) Candidates with visual impairment, physical disabilities, hearing and speech impairment must inform the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Department prior to November 28, 2015 for MUET March 2015 session, March 20, 2015 for MUET July 2015 session, and before July 10, 2015 for the MUET November 2015 session.
(b) Information about disability and special consideration requested must be submitted clearly in MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 form (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). Special consideration is only given if MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 form (Amendment 2006) (whichever is related) is received by MEC.
(c) MUET/C5 or MUET/C6 forms (Amendment 2006) can be obtained and printed from MEC's portal.
To obtain the relevant forms, please click theor 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 names are to be submitted to the school's/institution's Examination Secretary for changes to be made.
(b) Private individual candidates must update their own registration details online, but the updates are limited to a maximum of two times only.
8. REGISTRATION DATES AND TESTS DATES
Thecan be obtained and printed from MEC's portal .
9. CANDIDATES' INDEX NUMBERS 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/Unit, State Education Department. The State Education Department has the right to transfer private individual candidates to other centres.
(c) The Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, 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 administration of the test to have only a few candidates in one centre. However, these considerations would take into account several factors such as geographical location and the background of the candidates in these schools/institutions. Discussions/consultations with Principals of the schools/institutions concerned are made before any action is taken.
10. MUET REGISTRATION SLIP (MUET/D)
(a) The MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) can be checked starting from 26 December 2014 (March 2015 session), 14 May 2015 (July 2015 session), and 6 August 2015 (November 2015 session). To check through portal, please click . To check through the Short Messaging System (SMS), please type MUET[space]INFO[space]Identity Card Number and send to 15888.
(b) Candidate must check the MUET/D details to ensure that all the information stated are correct. Any incorrect information to be amended, please fill in the Amendment Form of Candidates' Details and send to MEC promptly. A charge of RM25.00 will be imposed to the candidate who submit the form two weeks after MUET/D is released. To obtain the amendment form, please click.
(c) Candidates should ensure that their name and identity card number on the MUET Registration Slip (MUET/D) are correct. Candidates must use the same identity card number during the test. Any mistakes may lead to a misunderstanding with test invigilators and this will inconvenience candidates.
(d) Candidates may check their registration status through the Short Messaging System (SMS) by typing MUET I
11. TRANSFER OF TEST CENTRES
(a) Application for transfer from one test centre to another test centre will only be allowed if the reasons given by candidates are acceptable. 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 MEC'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/Unit, 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 January 16, 2015 for the MUET March 2015 session, May 5, 2015 for the MUET July 2015 session, and August 21, 2015, for the MUET November 2015 session. The status of application for transfer of test centre can be checked at MEC's portal.
To obtain MUET/C2 form, please
12. WITHDRAWAL FROM THE TEST
(a) A candidate who wishes to withdraw from MUET must fill in the Candidate Withdrawal Form (MUET/C4) which can be obtained and printed from MEC's portal. The completed form must be submitted to 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 suffers from a prolonged illness (a letter of confirmation from a Medical Officer must be submitted) or a candidate who has passed away (a copy of the Death Certificate must be submitted by the beneficiaries), or a candidate obtains an offer to study at a local university (a copy of the letter of offer from the university must be submitted).
To obtain the MUET/C4 form, please
13. MUET RESULTS
MUET results for candidates from schools/institutions will be sent to principals of schools/institutions through the Examination and Evaluation Sector/Unit, State Education Department. For private individual candidates, the results will be sent by post to candidates.
Candidates may also check their test results through MEC's portal
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 one week after the MUET results are released. More information on enquiries about MUET results can be obtained from MEC's portal.