IKM Final Examinations will be held in September/October in Kuala Lumpur over 3 days (Saturday, Sunday & Monday). The closing date to sit for the examination is 31 May or when all the places are filled up whichever is earlier. The application form and a copy of the examination syllabus can be obtained from the Institute.

The following persons are qualified to sit for the final examinations,

(a) graduates with a chemistry degree from a university not recognized by the Government;

(b) graduates with a degree in science and technology other than degree in chemistry; and

(c) person who possess Higher School Certificate or Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia or an equivalent qualifications with the condition chemistry as one of the subject and have attended a course recognized by the Institute.

Examination Details:
The examination consists of 5 papers – Practical Chemistry Part A & B, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry & Organic Chemistry.

Examination Fee:
Examination Fee is RM300.00


IKM offers a Refresher Course for the candidates sitting for IKM Final Examinations. The Course is based on the syllabi of the IKM Final Examinations.

The Course is conducted by experienced instructors who are Chemists and who are independent from the IKM Examination Board.

> IKM Refresher Course Schedule (Download here)

Course Modules:
The Course comprises the following 4 Modules with a total of 80 hours of Lectures:

Module 1 – Inorganic Chemistry (20 hours)
Module 2 – Organic Chemistry (20 hours)
Module 3 – Physical Chemistry (20 hours)
Module 4 – Analytical Chemistry (20 hours)

The Course will start in the second half of the year and conducted as six sessions of 2-day workshops over Saturdays and Sundays at the IKM Professional Centre, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.

Course Fee is RM4,000.00

Those interested to attend IKM Refresher Course are required to submit the completed Registration Form together with Course Fee by email to azizi@ikm.org.my by 30 April.