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HEALTH EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW STUDENTS

NEW LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INSIDE MALAYSIA

  1. New students can do a health examination or endorsement of the health examination at any time after the MCO is lifted.
  2. Self-financed new students can proceed with the payment of tuition fees after all other sections are endorsed without waiting for endorsement of health examination.  Attach the receipt of payment in the FEE PAYMENT section.

 

HEALTH EXAMINATION AND ENDORSEMENT PROCESS FOR LOCAL NEW STUDENTS

  1. Health examination can be done at any clinic or hospital throughout Malaysia by using the RME / IPT Local form.
  1. Bring the completed form with the health examination report to the University Health Centre (PKU) for endorsement. PKU will charge a consultation fee of RM20 cash during the verification process after the MCO is lifted.
  2. PKU will verify the health examination report and endorse it through the system.

 

HEALTH EXAMINATION AND ENDORSEMENT PROCESS FOR INTERNATIONAL NEW STUDENTS INSIDE MALAYSIA

  1. The health examination must be done at the University Health Centre (PKU).
  2. Before attending PKU, please make an appointment for a health examination through PutraENROLL.
  3. Bring RME / IPT International form to PKU during your health examination session.

 

NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OUTSIDE MALAYSIA

  1. New international students who are still in their respective countries are not required to undergo a health examination before register.
  2. New students only need to declare their health status in PutraENROLL.
  3. Full health examination will be done only after the Malaysian government gives permission to enter Malaysia for new students to continue their study face to face.
  4. University Health Centre (PKU) will endorse the health status according to the term and regulation of health-related disorder for admission of international student. Therefore, new students are strongly advised to be honest and not enroll if they suffer from one of the diseases mentioned. Otherwise, any costs or losses due to dishonesty will be borne by the students.

 

TERMS AND REGULATION OF HEALTH-RELATED DISORDER FOR ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA.

  1. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
Type of Disease/Disorder
Example
Registration/Admission
  • Contagious
  • Recovery is expected to be difficult and delayed
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Registration/admission is prohibited
  • Contagious
  • Expected to recover with treatment
  • Tuberculosis
 
  • Registration/admission must be deferred until treatment in home country is completed.
  • Deferment should not be for more than two semesters.
  • Registration requires confirmation from the physician in charge that treatment has been completed.
  • Contagious
  • Expected to recover with treatment
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid
  • Syphilis
  • Registration/admission is allowed only after treatment is completed in home country
  • A contagious disease that is declared as an epidemic by the Malaysian Ministry of Health
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • SARS
  • Avian flu
  • Ebola
  • H1N1
  • Registration/admission is prohibited

 

  1. NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
Type of Disease/Disorder
Example
Registration/Admission
  • Mental Illness an attack that may harm the student or other
  • Epilepsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
     A report is required from the treating psychiatrist. May be       accepted for registration/admission if any of the following      is met:
  • Symptom-free for > 12 months
  • Treatment is completed
  • Disease or disorder is expected to continue for an unspecified time · Apparent and serious symptoms · Long treatment schedule
  • End-stage renal failure requiring dialysis
  • Cancer
  • Registration/admission is prohibited
  • Addiction that is a direct violation of the Malaysian laws
     Drugs such as
  • Morphine
  • Cannabis
  • Amphetamine
  • Methamphetamine
  • Registration/admission is prohibited
  • Requires continuous medication
  • No serious symptoms
  • Treatment not affecting study
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Dyslipidemia
  • May register if treatment does not affect study

 

Updated:: 03/03/2021 [rahwati]

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