Office of Deputy Dean Academic and Industrial Linkages

Contact Info

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Centre for Foundation Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia
Office of Campus Director
Kuantan Campus
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
Bandar Indera Mahkota
25200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur,Malaysia

Academic Matters

Phone: +609 570 4333
Ext: 4286/4339

Registration Matters
Phone: +609 570 4333
Ext: 3487

Any matters related to CFS, please email to cfs.complaint@iium.edu.my

Office of Deputy Dean Academic and Industrial Linkages

Foundation Programmes Offered

How to Apply

Office of Admission and Records comprises the:

General Administration and Admission Unit

The major function of General Administration and Record Unit is to register, manage, maintaining and updating students personal files.

Examination Unit

The unit coordinate and conducts the Centre’s examinations, including placement tests, processing the results and facilitating appeals for the recheck of answer scripts and re-admission; Examination results will be released via the IIUM web page for each semester, including the short semester. The result includes the grades of all courses registered for that semester, the GPA and CGPA.

Promotion Unit

One of its objectives is to promote the prestigious Centre for Foundation Studies as a centre of excellence among the higher learning institutions of Malaysia, and to inform the general public about the Centre for Foundation Studies; IIUM has adopted several methods in promoting the Centre such as distributing pamphlets, handing out information to the public, briefings and conducting exhibitions with central agencies such as the Ministry of Higher Education.

Malaysian University English Test (M.U.E.T)

The M.U.E.T is a national level test conducted by the Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia (MPM), and the Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri while the Centre for Foundation Studies acts as the Secretariat in conducting the test for foundation students;

This test is conducted twice a year (May and October) and is a requirement for all Foundation students in the degree programme. A fee of RM 60.00 per student is imposed. The department conducts the test in conjunction with Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia and Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri. The department's tasks are :

  1. Taking and distribution of M.U.E.T forms
  2. Providing on-line registration for candidates
  3. Printing registration slips for candidates
  4. Preparing the summary of registered candidates
  5. Preparing payment statements
  6. Keeping manual registration forms
  7. Converting  summary  of registered  candidates  to  the
  8. Information   Management   System   Majlis   Peperiksaan Malaysia (MPM)
  9. Sending data and payment to Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia (MPM)
  10. Collecting and distributing test slips to candidates
  11.  Preparing venues for the test (oral and written)
  12. Collecting M.U.E.T results
  13. Notifying students of results

Collaboration Programme IIUM-JAKIM

The Tahfiz Al-Quran Certificate Programme is jointly conducted by the Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) and the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Tahfiz Al-Qur'an Certificate Programme has jointly been conducted by JAKIM and the International Islamic University Malaysia since 2000. The sessions are conducted at Darul Qur'an (previously known as InstiM Pengajian Tahfiz Al-Qur'an, JAKIM) in Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor, and later followed by a foundation programme at the IIUM Centre for Foundation Studies.


The objective of Tahfiz Al-Quran Certificate Programme is to integrate knowledge. The programme makes an important contribution to the integration of knowledge with other disciplines. This is a necessary step towards producing professionals and intellectuals with high moral standards in line with the needs of the Ummah and nation. The other objective of the program is to provide a platform for nurturing intellectuals who are capable of capturing the glorious treasures of Islamic intellectual heritage.


Based on the Quranic principle of Tawhid, the education process is aimed at molding the younger generation to become pious and God-fearing individuals, who are fully aware of their duties and responsibilities towards the creator.

The Selection Process

The selection board consists of members from both Darul Qur'an, JAKIM and the International Islamic University. The selection process gives priority to students with good academic standing from the science stream. Particular attention is paid to those from religious and Arabic schools with outstanding performance in the SPM trial examinations. Students will be assessed according to their abilities in the following areas :

  1. The demonstrated ability to memorise the Qur'an
  2. General attitude and character
  3. Performance in co-curriculum activities
  4. Other relevant qualities

Successful applicants are offered admission to the programme which usually commences in January every year. The programme shall continue until the month of June in the following year. Upon completion of the eighteenmonth programme, students who satisfy all the requirements will be given the opportunity to further their studies at the IIUM Centre for Foundation Studies.