COVID-19: All 'Jom Masuk IPT' programmes cancelled

Last update: 13/03/2020

KUALA LUMPUR, March 12  -- All ‘Jom Masuk IPT 2020’ programmes in Perak, Terengganu, Sarawak and Selangor have been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

The Higher Education Department’s student admission division director, Wahi Nordin, in a statement today, said the decision was taken in the interest of the safety of government officials and the public.

"This is in line with the Ministry of Health's recommendation that all mass gatherings be postponed to prevent the possibility of COVID-19 infection," he said.

The ‘Jom Masuk IPT 2020’ programme, which runs from February until this month at eight locations throughout the country, is aimed at disseminating information on higher education opportunities offered locally.