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Starting Date: 31 July 2018 after 8:30 a.m.
Closing Date: To be Announced Later.

HECAS 2018 (2 nd Round) will be closed on the 3rd working day after the announcement of GCE ‘A’ Level June 2018 results by the Department of Examination, Ministry of Education Brunei Darussalam. The actual closing date will be announced later in the HECAS portal.

Applicants who applied and were not successful during HECAS 2018 (1st Round) and wish to apply again after upgrading their qualifications can retrieve their previous HECAS 2018 (1st Round) online form by sending a SMS request to 38855 and type “hecas resubmit <IC Number>”. A one-time charge of $5.00 is applicable for the resubmission.

Register with DST to get Password and Tracking Number
Use Password and Tracking Number given to access HECAS online form
Print HECAS online form and submit together with relevant documents to Institution applied

Click GUIDELINES to follow the procedures on ways to register using your mobile phone and to fill in the HECAS online form.

Please read the terms and conditions listed below. It is the responsibility of all applicants to understand these terms and conditions before starting the application process.


  1. HECAS is opened twice a year: 1st Round in February and 2nd Round is in August. Programmes offered during these two rounds may vary. Please refer to 'ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR HECAS' for current programmes offered by local higher education institutions (HEIs) or Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education.
  2. HECAS is opened for holders of valid Brunei Darussalam issued identity cards (yellow/purple/green). Only citizens of Brunei Darussalam (yellow I.C. holders) who have at least a Credit C6 in Bahasa Melayu in Brunei Cambridge GCE 'O' Level can apply for scholarship (local or overseas).
  3. HECAS does not process applications of government servants applying for in-service training or foreign applicants who do not have valid Brunei Darussalam issued I.C. For more information on related issues, applicants can contact the Admission Office of the respective HEIs or Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education to inquire about the application procedures.
  4. Applicants must use their OWN identity cards when applying HECAS. Follow the procedures posted in the GUIDELINES on ways to register via your mobile phone and to fill in the HECAS online form.
  5. Applicants who are currently studying in local HEIs or on Overseas Scholarship ARE NOT ALLOWED to re-apply or change to a new programme through HECAS.
  6. Read the 'ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR HECAS' of local HEIs or for Overseas Scholarship and number of sittings allowed for GCE 'O' and 'A' Level examinations. Applicants are advised to APPLY ONLY TO PROGRAMME(S) RELEVANT TO THEIR QUALIFICATIONS.
  7. Applicants must select and enter their programmes choices in the order of their preference, i.e. the 1st choice would be the most preferred by the applicant, followed by less preferred programmes as 2nd choice, 3rd and so on.
  8. Applicants who wish to apply only for Overseas Scholarship MUST also apply for at least ONE programme offered by local HEIs.

    Applicants are only allowed to select a maximum of TWO programmes from each of the local HEIs or for Overseas Scholarship. The maximum number of programmes that applicants can select is SIX. The charges are based on the number of programmes selected as per below:

    No. of Programmes Fee
    1 Programme $5
    2 Programmes $10
    3 Programmes $15
    4-6 Programmes $20
  9. The Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘AS’ Level qualification IS NOT considered as Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level qualification and it will not be used in deciding the application status of applicants.
  10. For similar subject taken at different sittings, just enter the BEST grade obtained. Year obtained should be entered in accordance to what was stated in the certificate and not the date the results was announced. For example, grades obtained for Mathematics in ‘A’ Level June 2009 and November 2009 were ‘C’ and ‘D’ respectively. So the best grade would be ‘C’ and the year obtained was June 2009.
  11. All photocopied academic achievements to be submitted must be certified by the last school/institution attended.
  12. Once submitted successfully, applicants are required to print out their HECAS online forms and submit together with their relevant documents to the institution applied. For example, if an applicant applied to Scholarship Section, then he/she needs to send all relevant hardcopy to Scholarship Section.
  13. Please refer to the following checklist on relevant documents to be submitted to the institution applied. This checklist should be submitted together with all relevant documents:
    1. Scholarship Section Checklist
      Click HERE to download the Scholarship Section checklist.
    2. Universiti Brunei Darussalam Checklist
      Click HERE to download the UBD checklist.
  14. To edit information in the submitted HECAS form in the system, applicants can click the "Unsubmit Application Form" button and then log in to edit their information. This is allowed as long as it is done before HECAS is closed.
  15. If hardcopies are required by the institution, applicants are advised to submit them to institution concerned before or not later than 3 working days after HECAS is closed.
  16. It is the responsibility of every applicant to make sure all information entered is accurate and complete. HEIs and Scholarship Section, Ministry of Education reserve the right to REJECT applications which are incomplete, contained false information or received after the 3rd working day of HECAS closing date.
  17. Tracking number and password received after registration are only valid for the same year. Applicants who wish to apply again in the following year must apply as a new applicant and get a new tracking number and password.
  18. After announcement of HECAS application result, unsuccessful applicant who meet the entry requirement set by HEIs or Scholarship Section, if he/she wishes, can send letter of appeal to HEIs or Scholarship Section for consideration to programme he/she is qualified. However, applicants are given 3 working days to send their letters of appeal.
  19. Programmes available for HECAS 2017 (1st Round) are shown below:

    Programmes Available for HECAS 2017 (1st Round)
    Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Undergraduate Degree
    1. Bachelor of Arts
    2. Bachelor of Science
    3. Bachelor of Business
    4. Bachelor of Engineering
    5. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Medicine)
    6. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Biomedical Science)
    7. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Pharmacy)
    8. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Nursing)
    9. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Midwifery)
    10. Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Dentistry)
    11. Bachelor of Science in Digital Economy
    Islam Sultan Sharif Ali

    A001 Bachelor of Arabic Language
    H001 Bachelor of Islamic History & Civilisation
    S001 Bachelor of Shariah (Fiqh & Judiciary)
    S002 Bachelor of Shariah (Fiqh & Usul)
    U001 Bachelor of Usuluddin (Tafsir & Hadith)
    U002 Bachelor of Usuluddin ('Aqiqah & Da'wah)
    U003 Bachelor of Tahfiz and Qira'at
    B001 Bachelor of Science in Islamic Finance
    B002 Bachelor of Business Management
    L002 Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Shariah Law

    Higher National Diploma

    D001 Higher National Diploma in al-Dirasaat al-Islamiyyah
    D003 Higher National Diploma in Shariah Criminal Justice System
    Upgrading Progamme

    D002 Barnamij al-Tarqiyah
    C002 Certificate of Shariah Criminal Justice System
    Universiti Teknologi Brunei
    Undergraduate Degree

    A1 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering
    A2 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Civil & Structure Engineering
    A3 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering
    A4 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering
    A5 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    A6 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechatronics Engineering
    A7 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
    A8 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Business Information Systems
    A9 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Finance & Risk Management
    A10 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Marketing & Information Systems
    A11 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting & Information Systems
    A12 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Applied Economics & Finance
    A13 Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Technology Management
    A14 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Mathematics and Economics
    A15 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Science and Technology
    A16 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Internet Computing
    A17 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing
    A18 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics
    A19 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Creative Multimedia
    A20 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Digital Media
    A21 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Network & Security
    Politeknik Brunei
    1. Level 5 Diploma in IT Network and Security
    2. Level 5 Diploma in Information Systems
    3. Level 5 Diploma in Web Development
    4. Level 5 Diploma in Digital Media
    5. Level 5 Diploma in Library Informatics and Computing
    6. Level 5 Diploma in Business Accounting and Finance
    7. Level 5 Diploma in Business Studies
    8. Level 5 Diploma in Business Studies (Entrepreneurship)
    9. Level 5 Diploma in Business Studies (Human Resource Management)
    10. Level 5 Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing)
    11. Level 5 Diploma in Petroleum Engineering
    12. Level 5 Diploma in Telecommunications and Systems Engineering
    13. Level 5 Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    14. Level 5 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    15. Level 5 Diploma in Civil Engineering
    16. Level 5 Diploma in Science Technology (Chemical Laboratory Technology)
    17. Level 5 Diploma in Interior Design
    18. Level 5 Diploma in Architecture
    19. Level 4 Diploma in Health Science (Midwifery)
    20. Level 4 Diploma in Health Science (Nursing)
    21. Level 4 Diploma in Health Science (Paramedic)
    Scholarship Section,
    Ministry of Education
    Undergraduate Degree Programme
    (Please refer to ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR HECAS for more information)

Prepared by:
Higher Education Division
Ministry of Education
Brunei Darussalam

Updated on:
12 July 2018

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