ISSUES MUST BE AVOID
Overstay is a violation of section 15 (1) (c) of Immigration Act 1959/63, an offence under section 15 (4) of the Act. The offender can be fined not less than RM 10,000 of face imprisonment not exceeding five (5) years or both. UPM will not be responsible for any offence committed by its student.
ii. Submitting incomplete documents
Incomplete documents will delay the process of pass and visa application. Please refer to www.intl.upm.edu.my to get the list of documents required to apply for student pass and visa before submitting your application.
iii. Failure to cancel student pass with previous institutions
Students who have previously obtained a student pass through another institution in Malaysia must ensure that it has been cancelled before registering with UPM. Otherwise their new student pass application will be rejected.
iv. Failure to cancel student pass from a previous programme at UPM
Students who enroll into a new programme [e.g. from a bachelor’s degree to a Master’s degree, or from a Master’s degree to a PhD] must cancel their student pass from the previous programme. Otherwise, their new student pass application for the new programme will not be processed.
v. Failure to cancel student pass when deferring study
Students who defer their studies must cancel their student pass. The Putra International Office will lodge a police report on those who fail to comply with this regulation and request the Immigration Department of Malaysia to cancel their student pass.
vi. Failure to cancel student pass upon completion of studies
Students who complete their studies must cancel their student pass. The Putra International Centre will lodge a police report on those who fail to comply with this regulation and request the Immigration Department of Malaysia to cancel their student pass.
vii. Working without prior approval
Permitted to do part-time for 20 hours per week during semester breaks or any holidays exceeding 7 days. Work ONLY at restaurants, petrol kiosks, mini markets and hotels. Permissions to work can be extendable by the Immigration Department depending on your attendance and academic reports. Offenders could have their student pass revoked by the Immigrant Department and forfeiting their personal bond.
Updated:: 07/09/2017 [azlida_jamil]
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