Engineering Accreditation Council Engineering Accreditation Council


The purpose of accreditation is to ensure that the accredited engineering programme satisfies the minimum academic requirements for registration as a graduate engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM).

In accordance with the purpose, the BEM evaluates programme or programmes leading to the award of engineering degrees and accredits those programmes, which are adjudged as adequately preparing their graduates for registration as graduate engineers and entry into the profession.

BEM reserves the right to review the list at any time without notice and intending candidates are advised to check with BEM before proceeding for further studies.

  1. List of Accredited Engineering Programmes
  2. Recognition of Overseas Engineering Degrees

BEM uses as a guide the list for Professional/Chartered Engineer by the accreditation organisations of the country where the degree is issued.   Candidates are advised to check with the relevant Engineering Accreditation bodies' web site for the list recognised degrees of professional chartered level.  However, BEM reserves the right to review the list at any time without notice.

The recognition of engineering degree from overseas (full time/twinning) will be based on the accreditation given by professional bodies who are signatories of Washington Accord: 

Country/Jurisdiction Professional Body Member Since Website
Australia The Institution of Engineers Australia 1989
Canada Canadian Council of Professional Engineers 1989
China China Association for Science and Technology 2016
Chinese Taipei Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan 2007
Hong Kong The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers 1995
India National Board of Accreditation
(Applies only to programmes accredited by NBA offered by education provides accepted by NBA as Tier 1 institutions.)
Ireland Institution of Engineers of Ireland 1989
Japan Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education 2005
Korea Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea 2007
Malaysia Board of Engineers Malaysia 2009
New Zealand The Institution of Professional Engineers, New Zealand 1989
Russia Russian Association for Engineering Education 2012
Singapore Institution of Engineers Singapore 2006
South Africa Engineering Council of South Africa 1999
Sri Lanka Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka 2014
Turkey Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs 2011
United Kingdom The Engineering Council (EC) 1989
United States Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology 1989
Pakistan Pakistan Engineering Council 2017



Organisations holding provisional status have been identified as having qualification accreditation or recognition procedures that are potentially suitable for the purposes of the Accord; those organisations are further developing those procedures with the goal of achieving signatory status in due course; qualifications accredited or recognised by organisations holding provisional status are not recognised by the signatories

Country Represented by
Bangladesh Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)
Costa Rica Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (CFIA)
Mexico Consejo de Acreditación de la Enseñanza de la Ingeniería (CACEI)
Philippines Philippine Technolgical Council



This manual outlines details for an engineering programme to be accredited by BEM through the Engineering Accreditation Council, which is the co-ordinating body on accreditation, representing the Board of Engineers Malaysia, the Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia (JPA).

How to get the Engineering Programme Accreditation Manual?
The hard copy of Engineering Programme Accreditation Manual can be downloaded from BEM & EAC website for free. Please contact :

Puan Norharniza Mohd Noor
Engineering Accreditation Department
Tel: 03-78049776 

Ms. Nor Athira Mohd Jamil
Administrative Officer
Engineering Accreditation Department
Tel: 03-78049851

All application and enquiries pertaining to accreditation shall be addressed to:

Engineering Accreditation Department

Board of Engineers Malaysia
Tingkat 9, Kelana Park View Tower
No 1, Jalan SS 6/2
Kelana Jaya
47301 Petaling Jaya
Tel : 03-78049851 / 03-78049776
Fax : 03 - 78049131

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