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​​Research Attachment Programme

Programme Details

Research Attachment Programme offers students an opportunity to experience cutting-edge research centres available at UTP. Our state-of the-art research and development facilities make UTP an excellent choice.
 

As a research student, you will:

  • Embark your journey minimum of 8 weeks or more in UTP research centres
  • Experience a global research-based internship with leading and prominent researchers.
  • Supervised and led by prominent researchers and work in any of the cutting-edge research areas available at UTP.
  • Have access to excellent research facilities (i.e. laboratories, equipment, software, etc.)

All participants will receive a transcript upon completion of the programme.

 

Programme Eligibility

  • Open for all full time undergraduate or postgraduate student in their Home University with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent
  • Fulfill English requirements (for non-English speaking countries):

i. A minimum IELTS score of 5.0 OR
ii. A minimum TOEFL PBT score 500 OR
iii. A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 59 OR
iv. A minimum TOEFL CBT score of 173 OR   

  • Financially stable and afford to support the whole cost incurred during the programme
  • Nominated by Home University
  • Excellent co-curricular and good disciplinary record

Programme Period

​  APPLICATION CALENDAR: RESEARCH ATTACHMENT PROGRAMME 2021
Semester​Intake​Application Open​Application Close​Start Date

​January 2021

​1st : Jan​1 Sep 2020​5 Oct 2020​4 Jan 2021
​2nd : Mac​2 Nov 2020​1 Dec 2020​1 Mac 2021
May 2021​1st : May1 Jan 2021​1 Feb 2021​3 May 2021
​2nd : Jul​1 Mac 20211 Apr 2021​1 July 2021
September 2021​1st : Sep​3 May 2021​1 Jun 20211 Sep 2021​
​2nd : Nov ​1 July 2021​1 Aug 2021​1 Nov 2021

 

 

 

Application Process

STEP 1 – APPLYING THROUGH YOUR HOME UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL OFFICE

Application can be made through Home University's International Office or Mobility Coordinator and details shall be provided via email.

STEP 2 – SUPERVISOR

Find and secure placement with potential UTP Supervisor.

UTP Supervisor to fill in the UTP Supervisor Acceptance Form.

STEP 3 – SUBMIT APPLICATION

Student to submit all the required document for admission and Student Pass Visa application.

  1. Passport
  2. Nomination Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Academic Transcript
  5. English Proficiency Certificate
  6. Student Matric Card
  7. Passport Photo – Get photo verification via this link: EMGS Online Photo Checker & Guidelines
  8. Confirmation Letter
  9. EMGS Health Declaration Form
  10. Supervisor Acceptance Form

Refer to Document Checklist & Guidelines and Sample of Required Document.

Issuance of electronic visa approval letter (VAL) would take about 2 – 3 months after student have submitted all the required document (including proof of payment).

Do not purchase flight ticket before getting Visa Approval Letter (VAL).

Please be informed that the Student Pass Visa application only will be submitted to EMGS after all submission of required documents are completed.

STEP 4 – UTP RAP OFFER LETTER

UTP will review the document and issue an offer letter. Then, student profile will be registered with Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) system for Student Pass Visa application.

 

*Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is a company limited by guarantee, incorporated under the laws of Malaysia and wholly owned by the Ministry of Higher Education. EMGS provides convenient, fast and professional services to global students who choose Malaysia as a study destination. 

 

STEP 5 – PAYMENT FOR VISA APPLICATION

Student to pay admission and Student Pass Visa processing fee. The invoice and notice of payment will be sent to student after student profile has been registered in EMGS system.

 

The estimated cost as follows:

 

NO

 

ITEM​ ​ ​ ​

RAP DURATION & AMOUNT (RM) ​ ​ ​
3 MONTHS

6 MONTHS

9 MONTHS

12 MONTHS
PAY TO EMGS
1.Processing Fee250.00250.00250.00250.00
2.Medical Screening Fee250.00250.00250.00250.00
3.Health Insurance – AXA*183.34320.84458.35550.00
4.i-Kad50.0050.0050.0050.00
5.e-VAL Processing Fee150.00150.00150.00150.00
6.6% Service Tax (item 1 & 5) – 400*6%24.0024.0024.0024.00
Total Payment to EMGS907.341,044.841,182.351,274.00
​PAY TO UTP
1.Post Arrival Visa Processing Fee120.00120.00120.00120.00
2.Administrative Fee216.60216.60216.60216.60
 Total Payment to UTP336.60336.60336.60336.60
GRAND TOTAL1,243.941,381.441,518.951,610.60

 

*May varies depending on duration of stay. Every student entering Malaysia using Student Pass Visa will be covered by a medical health insurance scheme under EMGS.

UTP do not provide any financial support for incoming students.

 

STEP 6 – APPROVAL FOR STUDENT PASS VISA APPLICATION

Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) will review the documents twice. If there is no correction required, it will be submitted to Immigration Malaysia for the issuance of Visa Approval Letter (VAL).

 

STEP 7 – SINGLE ENTRY VISA

Student need to bring VAL to the nearest Malaysia Embassy Office/ Consulate to obtain Single Entry Visa (SEV) to get permission to enter Malaysia (depends on nationality).

 

STEP 8 – CONFIRMATION OF TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

Student to confirm travel arrangement, flight ticket details and accommodation with UTP. It is advisable for student to follow the proposed airport pickup schedule by UTP.


UTP will reserve a room upon request and availability. The payment can be made once student arrive on campus. The room detail is as follows:

 

ON CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

RATE (RM) ​ ​
MONTHLYWEEKLYDAILY

Twin-sharing

Air-conditioned room

RM 475.00RM 167.50RM 50.50

 

The room fee is MYR 475/monthly. However, if student stay less than a month (week/day) or wish to extend your stay exceeding month, the weekly/daily charge will be imposed.

 

STEP 9 - POST-ARRIVAL MEDICAL SCREENING

Student is required to undergo a medical screening at EMGS nominated clinic within 7 days of arrival date.


STEP 10 – CONFIRMATION & CONVERSION OF STUDENT PASS VISA/MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA

Student to submit passport to UTP Student Mobility Office after pass the health screening.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you wish to cancel your participation, please email directly to coordinator your personal details such as Full Name, Home University, Passport Number, Telephone Number and state your valid reason(s).

Any cancellation without valid reason & less than 1 month prior to programme date is non-refundable

 

Coordinator for Research Attachment Programme

Iffah Mehat
Call: (+6) 05 368 8397
Email: iffah.mehat@utp.edu.my

 

Khairul Anam Che Mat

Call: (+6) 05 368 8398

Email : khairulanam.chemat@utp.edu.my