PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER REQUIREMENTS & PROCEDURES

 

Any candidate who applies for registration as a Professional Engineer must:
  1. Be registered as a Graduate Engineer with BEM; and
  2. Have satisfied the training requirements of BEM; and
  3. Have passed the Professional Assessment Examination (PAE) of BEM or be elected as a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM); and
  4. Have been residing in Malaysia for a period of not less than six months immediately prior to the date of application.

 

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION

  1. Application shall be made in Form B1.
  2. On approval of the application, the candidate is required to pay a registration fee of RM350.00 within two months of the date of notification of such approval.
  3. On payment of the registration fee, a certificate of registration in Form D1 will be issued.

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  1. A registered Graduate Engineer is required under Section 10(1)(b) of the Act to obtain practical experience in order to be entitled to sit for the Professional Assessment Examination (PAE) which is a prerequisite to apply for registration as a Professional Engineer.
  2. The candidate shall carry out the practical experience in the following manner as prescribed in Regulation 22(1) of the Registration of Engineers Regulations 1990:

The practical experience that a registered Graduate Engineer is required to obtain under section 10 (1) (b) of the Act in order to be entitled to apply for registration as a Professional Engineer shall be carried out in a manner satisfactory to the Board for a period of three years

  1. in the planning, design, execution or management of such works as comprised within the profession of engineering; 
  2. in engineering research; or 
  3. in the teaching in a course leading to a qualification in engineering research; or in the teaching in a course leading to a qualification approved by the Board, and at least one Year of such practical experience shall be obtained in Malaysia under the supervision of a registered Profession Engineer of the same discipline or an approved allied discipline and shall be in fields of engineering practice other than in research or teaching.
  1. This period of training in a local environment is greatly emphasized by BEM as it is of
    paramount importance for the prospective Professional Engineers to be familiar
    with the local conditions and by - laws so that they can comply and practise effectively in Malaysia.
  2. Notwithstanding the above, regulation 22(2) stipulates that if the Board is satisfied for sufficient cause or reason, the Board may in any particular case exempt either wholly or partly the requirements as to the practical experience required to be obtained in Malaysia or the requirement as to the supervision by a registered Professional Engineer in Malaysia; provided that the total practical experience to be obtained shall not be less than three years.

  3. Where there is no Professional Engineer of the same or allied discipline as the candidate in the organisation in which the candidate is working, he may seek the approval from BEM to obtain a Professional Engineer from outside his organisation to supervise his training.

  4. After the candidate has completed the required prescribed training, he may apply to sit for the Professional Assessment Examination conducted by BEM.

 

ENQUIRIES

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

Registration Department
Board of Engineers Malaysia
Tingkat 17, Ibu Pejabat JKR
Kompleks Kerja Raya Malaysia
Jalan Sultan Salahuddin
50580 Kuala Lumpur

Tel:   03-2691 1011 ext. 7095/7096

         03-2696 7095 / 7096
Fax: 03 - 2692 5017

E-mail: application@bem.org.my

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