Student Insurance (Local Students)

All registered students of the University of Malaya, are under the protection of the Group Family Takaful Plan. Throughout 2007, the Student' Affairs and Alumni Unit had received 10 insurance claim applications whereby 8 students made accident compensation claims and 7 beneficiaries of students made death compensations claims. Each student is charged an amount of RM11.00 a year to obtain insurance cover that is arranged by the University of Malaya.

The University of Malaya has a contract with etiqa Takaful Berhad for the duration from 18 May 2008 to 17 May 2010. The scope and amount covered and also the insurance claiming procedure are as follows:-

Group Family Takaful Plan

Scope of Coverage

Sum Insured

Natural Death (sickness)

RM 8,000.00

Death (due to accidental causes)

RM 20,000.00

Permanent Total Disability (sickness)

RM 8,000.00

Permanent Total Disability (due to accidental causes)

RM 20,000.00

Permanent Partial Disability (due to accidental causes)

RM 20,000.00

Medical Expenses (due to accidental causes)

RM 1,500.00

Funeral Expenses

RM 1,000.00

Hospital Ward Benefits (due to accidental causes)

RM 30 per day
(maximum 45 days)

Repatriation Expenses (Death due to accidental causes)

RM 1,000.00

*Not included death due to AIDS and Suicide
Claiming Procedure due to Accident or Illness
In the event of an accident or illness, a student or parent/next of kin shall:

  • notify the Student Affairs Office, University of Malaya as soon as possible;
  • contact the officer / staff in charge;
  • provide information based on the checklist and attach any relevant supporting documents. Forms which are incomplete or without relevant supporting documents will not be considered;
  • make copies of the supporting documents using A4-sized paper and certified by an officer from the Professional & Management Group (such as Dean / Director, Deputy Dean / Deputy Director, Lecturer or Administrative Officer) from the respective Faculty / Academy / Centre or an officer other than from the University with equivalent qualification with an officer from the Professional & Management Group; and
  • forward the insurance claim to the Student Affairs Office within six (6) months from the date of accident or illness.
Claiming Procedure due to Death
In the event of Natural Death (Illness) or Death (due to accidental causes), a parent/next of kin shall:
  • make the claim in accordance with the Procedure for Claim due to Accident or Illness in paragraph (b) above; and
  • forward a letter of claim to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs).
Contact Information

Student Financial Sponsorship
Student Affair Division
Level 2, Block E, Perdanasiswa Complex
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Mr. Muhammad Faiz Yusoff
Administrative Officer
Tel: +603-7967 3410
Fax: +603-7956 7595

​Mdm Farah Amalina Abu Bakar
Administrative Assistant (C/O)
Tel: +603-7967 3497
Fax: +603-7956 7595 / 3472

Last Update: May 24, 2019