UKM PENJANA KPT-CAP is now open for applications!

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Empowering university graduates with
today's most in-demand digital skills

In collaboration with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and the Ministry of Higher Education,
UKM PENJANA KPT-CAP is a free programme to equip recent public university graduates
with in-demand digital skills and connect them with digital career opportunities.

digital skills training

Digital Skills

Learn a digital discipline
and earn a globally
recognised certification

professional skills

Professional Skills Development

Improve your employability through
skills like personal branding
and business communications

job placement opportunities

Job Placement Opportunities

Receive career placement
support to find and
secure a job




Who is eligible?

● Malaysian citizen

● IPTA Bachelor's degree graduate

● Graduated 2019-2021

● CGPA 3.0+

● Currently unemployed

● Not a beneficiary of similar programmes (e.g. PENJANA, MySTEP)



What digital skills can I learn?

Choose from these globally-certified, beginner-friendly courses.

data analytics

Data Analytics


digital marketing

Digital Marketing



Python Programming


Why upskill with General Assembly Malaysia?

Our programmes include globally-recognised certification, award-winning curriculum, and
world-class instructors. The results from our first KPT-CAP cohort speak for themselves:


successfully earned a job
placement within 3 months

4.7 out of 5

Average rating for our
professional skills sessions


graduates trained from
19 public universities

Hear from some of our past learners:



Frequently Asked Questions

How long is this programme?

This programme starts with 40 hours of digital skills training, followed by 20 hours of professional skills development. This will all be done within the first 3 weeks. The following weeks will focus on job placements search with support from the General Assembly Malaysia team.

Is there any payment required to participate in this programme?

No, this programme is free of charge.

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes! If you successfully pass this programme, you will receive a certificate of completion. Thousands of GA alumni use their course certification to demonstrate skills to employers and their LinkedIn network.

Will I get a job after this?

We will work with graduates to help them secure their next career opportunity within 180 days of successfully graduation the programme. This however, is not a guarantee.

How will this programme be held?

The programme will be held completely online. Learners are required to have a stable internet connection and own or have access to a laptop of PC in order to attend the classes and complete the coursework.

Where can I find more details about the digital skills courses and their start dates?

Details about the syllabus of each course can be found here: Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Python Programming. Do note that the courses for the UKM KPT-CAP Programme will still run for 40 hours but will be condensed into 3 weeks of learning, as opposed to the standard 10 weeks.

Classes will be held in batches of 2 cohorts. The start dates for each cohort are as follows:

  • Cohort 1: 11 October 2021
  • Cohort 2: 25 October 2021
When can I know if my application is successful?

After submitting your application, you'll receive confirmation of your submission and eligibility within 48 hours. Subsequently, we will schedule an interview session with our Admissions team. We’ll notify successful applicants via email.

Can I apply to more than one digital skills course?

No, each individual is only eligible to apply for ONE course. You also must have not participated in any Penjana KPT-CAP programmes or any other similar programmes.

Take the first step to becoming a digital hero

Fill in your details below to start your UKM PENJANA KPT-CAP journey