Online HECAS application now open

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ONLINE application for the first round of the Higher Education Centralised Admission System (HECAS) is now open for the 2016/17 academic session, the Ministry of Education (MoE ) said in a press statement yesterday.

The local higher education institutions included in the system are Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, Institut Teknologi Brunei, Politeknik Brunei as well as the Brunei government overseas scholarship section under the MoE.

The programmes offered are Diploma Level 4 or 5, Higher National Diploma and Upgrading and First Degree programmes.

The deadline for application is on March 15.

“Those interested in applying for overseas scholarships are required to also apply to at least one programme offered by a local higher education institution,” said the statement.

For more information, applicants can visit MoE’s portal at or the HECAS portal at

To contact the HECAS administration, the email address is or through their hotline 2381224/2380620 during office hour.

The Brunei Times