HECAS 2013 (1st Round) is CLOSED
Commence Date: 27 March 2013 after 7:45 a.m.
Close Date: 9 APRIL 2013 after 4:30 p.m
Please be informed that the online application for HECAS 2013 (1st Round) is now officially CLOSED. Any online application request made after the closing date on 9 April 2013 after 4:30 p.m. will not be entertained. Once the result of HECAS 2013 (1st Round) is available, an announcement will be made through the mass media (newspapers, television and radio) and applicants can check their results at the HECAS portal.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all HECAS applicants the best of luck and hope that your dream of getting a place of study in either local higher education institutions or for overseas scholarship is achieved.
HECAS 2013 (1st ROUND) TERMS AND CONDITIONS
|1||The HECAS online application is opened twice a year. The 1st Round is in February while the 2nd Round is in August. Programmes offered during these two rounds may vary. Please refer to ITEM 16 for current programmes offered by local higher education institutions or Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education.|
|2||The HECAS online application is opened for holders of valid Negara Brunei Darussalam identity cards (yellow, red and green IC). However, only citizens of Negara Brunei Darussalam (yellow I.C. holders) who have at least a Credit in Bahasa Melayu in Brunei Cambridge GCE 'O' Level can apply for scholarship (local or overseas).
HECAS only accepts applications to programmes listed in ITEM 16 and does not process applications of government servants and foreign applicants. For more information on related issues, applicants can contact the Admission Office of the respective higher education institutions or Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education to inquire about the application procedures.
For Postgraduate, Master or PhD programmes offer by local higher education institutions, applicants can go directly to the Admission Office of the respective higher education institutions to inquire about the application procedures.
As for overseas scholarship for Master or PhD programmes, applicants can obtain the application forms from the Scholarship Section, 5th Floor, Block C of the Ministry of Education.
|3||Please read the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HECAS for the entrance requirements, including number of sitting allowed, to local higher education institutions or for overseas scholarship. Applicants are advised to APPLY ONLY TO PROGRAMME(S) RELEVANT TO THEIR QUALIFICATIONS.|
|4||Applicants must use their OWN identity cards to apply through HECAS. Please follow the procedures posted in the GUIDELINES on ways to register via your mobile phone and to fill in the HECAS online form. The HECAS Leaflet contains information on registration.|
|5||Applicants who are currently studying in local higher education institutions or on overseas scholarship ARE NOT ALLOWED to re-apply or change to a new programme through HECAS.|
|6||Applicants who wish to apply only for overseas scholarship MUST also apply for at least ONE programme offered by local higher education institutions.
Applicants are only allowed to select a maximum of TWO programmes from each of the local higher education institutions (UBD, UNISSA, ITB and BP) or for overseas scholarship. The maximum number of programmes that applicants can select is SIX. The charges are based on the number of programmes selected as per below:
|7||Applicants must select and enter the programmes of their choices in the order of their preference, i.e. the 1st choice would be the most preferred by the applicant, followed by less preferred programmes as second choice, third and so on.|
|8||For similar subject taken at different sittings, just enter the best grade obtained. Year obtained should be entered in accordance to what was stated in the certificate and not the date the results are announced. For example, grades obtained for Mathematics in ‘A’ Level June 2009 and November 2009 were ‘C’ and ‘D’ respectively. So the best grade would be ‘C’ and the year obtained was June 2009.|
|9||The Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘AS’ Level qualification is not considered as Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level qualification in deciding the application status of applicants for a place of study.|
|10||Applicants are reminded not to submit their HECAS form online if their details are not complete. Before the closing date, applicants can always login and edit their information as long as they have not submitted their HECAS form online.
It is the responsibility of every applicant to make sure all information entered is correct and complete. Higher education institutions and Scholarship Section of Ministry of Education Brunei Darussalam reserve the right to REJECT applications which are incomplete, contained false information or received after the 3rd working day from the closing date.
|11||Once submitted successfully, applicants are required to print out their HECAS online forms and submit them with their relevant documents to the institution/section they have applied to. Please refer to ITEM 12 on relevant documents to be submitted. For example, if an applicant applied to UBD and ITB, then he/she needs to send all relevant hardcopy to UBD and ITB.|
|12||Please refer to the following checklist when submitting your relevant documents to the institution/section concerned. This checklist should be submitted together with all relevant documents:
I. Scholarship Section Checklist
Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education, requires only ONE SET of relevant documents and FOUR copies of Borang B even if applicants apply to 2 programmes. Each set consists of a single copy for each completed HECAS application forms, certificates and relevant supporting documents. Click HERE to download theScholarship Section checklist.
II. Universiti Brunei Darussalam Checklist
UBD requires THREE SETS of relevant documents and FOUR copies of Borang B. Each set consists of a single copy for each completed HECAS application forms, certificates and relevant supporting documents. Click HERE to download the UBD checklist.
III. Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali Checklist
UNISSA requires ONE SET of relevant documents and FOUR copies of Borang B. Each set consists of a single copy for each completed HECAS application forms, certificates and relevant supporting documents.Click HERE to download the UNISSA checklist.
IV. Institut Teknologi Brunei Checklist
ITB requires THREE SETS of relevent documents and FOUR copies of Borang B. Each set consists of a single copy of each completed HECAS application form, certified academic achievements and relevent suppporting documents. Click HERE to download the ITB checklist.
V. Brunei Polytechnic Checklist
BP requires TWO SETS of relevant documents and FOUR copies of Borang B. Each set consists of a single copy of each completed HECAS application form, certified academic achievements and relevant supporting documents. Click HERE to download the BP checklist.
|13||All photocopied academic achievements to be submitted must be certified by the last school/institution attended.|
|14||Applicants are advised to submit all relevant hardcopy to the institution/section they have applied to not later than 3 working days after the HECAS closing date. All hardcopy submitted after the 3rd working day from the HECAS closing date are considered as void.|
|15||Tracking number and password received after registration are only valid for the same year. Applicants who wish to apply again in the following year must apply as a new applicant and get a new tracking number and password.|
|16||The programmes available for HECAS 2013 (1st Round) are shown below:
|17||For any query of technical issue, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Prepared by:||Higher Education Division|
Ministry of Education
Negara Brunei Darussalam
|Contact :||2384149 (Mr. Ang)
2384276 (Dyg Siti Huzaimah)
|Updated on :||25 March 2013|