Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The following frequently asked questions are common among those contemplating University of Malaya (UM). This page provides answers to these questions and provides links to useful UM websites that provide additional answers.


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Is it Taxable?

All incentive amount paid is declared in the EC form and is taxable.

Is there any limitation for the claim?

The maximum cumulative incentives paid per staff is RM 50,000 per year (for the same publication year).

How much that we get?

For papers published in Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), a flat rate of RM1, 000 will be paid per paper

For Science Category:
Quartile/Tier Ranking Amount paid (RM) Number of Papers
Q1 (Tier1) Top 25% RM 6,000 per paper Any number
Q2 (Tier2) Top 50% RM 3,000 per paper Any number
Q3 (Tier3) Top 75% RM 500 per paper Any number
Q4 (Tier4) Others Incentive not paid Not applicable

What type of papers that entitled for reward?

The incentives will be paid only for the following categories of full-length publications:

  • Articles
  • Review Articles
  • Proceeding papers (full articles published in a journal indexed by WoS)