The following frequently asked questions are common among those contemplating University Malaya (UM). This page provides answers to these questions and provides links to useful UM websites that provide additional answers.
The purchase of a brand-new computer as well as its hardware and software components.
The computer is classified as follows:
The hardware is classified as follows:
(iii) multifunction device
(i) The total monthly installment does not exceed 1/3 of the basic salary.
(ii) The total amount of monthly deductions, including the computer/smartphone loan deduction, does not exceed 60% of the total basic monthly salary and allowance.
(i) Obtain confirmation of the financing balance with Payment Section, Financial Services Department, Bursary.
(ii) The borrower will then be required to make full payment based on the verified balance and adhere to the specified date period via E-pay (https://epay.um.edu.my/).
(iii) Submit original copies of bank-in slips or proof of payment to the Payment Section, Financial Services Department, Bursary.
Yes, officers can take a computer/smartphone loan once every three (3) years. A new loan will only be approved three (3) years after the date of the previous loan’s approval subjected to full settlement of the existing loan.
However, if the computer purchased previously is no longer economically viable, the staff can still submit an application. Such an application must be accompanied by supporting documentation such as photographs, insurance documents, police reports, and so on
Last Update: 22/05/2023