HECAS application now open 1

|     Izah Azahari     |

ONLINE applications for HECAS 2019 (2nd Round) for entry to Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) for the academic year 2019/2020 will start today at 8.30am until the fifth working day after the announcement of the GCE ‘A’ Level June 2019 results by the Department of Examinations, Ministry of Education.

The actual closing date will be announced later on the HECAS portal. The programmes on offer are first degree courses only.

Applicants are only allowed to select a maximum of two programmes from UBD, and are advised to e-mail all relevant hardcopy documents including the printed HECAS form to UBD before or not later than three working days after the HECAS closing date.

The HECAS online application is open for holders of valid Brunei Darussalam issued identity cards (IC) (yellow/purple/green). However, only citizens of Brunei Darussalam’s yellow IC holders who have at least a Credit C6 in Bahasa Melayu in the Brunei-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examination can apply for the scholarship (local or overseas).

HECAS does not process applications of government servants applying for in-service training or foreign applicants who do not have a valid Brunei Darussalam issued IC.

After registering with HECAS, applicants must make payment either through online payment via the BIBD Mobile Application or by cash at the payment counter – First Floor Block B, Cash and Revenue Unit, Department of Administration and Services, Ministry of Education, and applicants are required to bring their IC during payment.

For more information, visit the Ministry of Education’s portal at moe.gov.bn or the new HECAS portal at hecas.moe.gov.bn.

Applicants can refer to the ‘Guidelines’ posted in the HECAS portal on the registration procedures, and for further inquiry, contact the HECAS administration by e-mail at ask.hecas@moe.gov.bn or call 2380620/2381992/2381224 during office hours.