PETALING JAYA: School-leavers will have to go through the UPU Online portal to apply for the Education Ministry’s matriculation colleges and institutes of teacher education (IPGM) 2020/2021 academic year enrolment. Previously, matriculation and IPG applicants had to apply through their individual portals. The Education Ministry Higher Education Department said Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) school-leavers would now have to go through UPU’s online portal http://upu.moe.gov.my to apply for courses in these institutes. “Beginning the Academic Session 2020/2021 academic session, application for enrolment in the ministry’s Matriculation and IPGM will be under a ‘Single Window, Single Offer’ (concept),” it said in a statement on Friday (Oct 18). The department said the portal was maintained by their student enrolment section, which also handled all applications for public institutions of higher education. It added that the portal was expected to be opened in October. For more information, call the ministry’s hotline at 03-8870 8200 or view their official social media channels. Those interested can also visit Bahagian Kemasukan Pelajar IPTA, Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi, Aras 4, No.2, Menara 2, Jalan P5/6, Presint 5, Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, 62200 Putrajaya.
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