Kejuruteraan dan Masyarakat
GROUP MEMBERS :-
•Jamarin bin Jasni AE050171
•Muhammad Hatim bin Sarkawi AE050208
•Rizanur bin Mohammad Razali AE050203
•Mohd Hamdan bin Ismail AE050248
•Wan Muhammad Riddwan bin Wan Ahmad AE050135
The Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) is a statutory
body under the Minister of Works
It was formed in 23rd August 1972 constituted under
the Registration of Engineers Act 1967
The Board of Engineer Malaysia primary role is to
facilitate the registration of engineers and to regulate
the professional conduct and practice of registered
engineers in order to safeguard the safety and interest
of the public.
Thos who aspiring to be an engineer must register
under this body according to Section 24A (1),
Registration of Engineers Act 1967 (Revised 2002),
"No person shall employ a person, sole proprietorship,
partnership or body corporate, other than a registered
Engineer or an Engineering consultancy practice, to
perform professional engineering services“
("Tiada seorang pun boleh mengambil bekerja mana-
mana orang, pemilik tunggal, syarikat perkongsian
atau syarikat pertubuhan perbadanan untuk
menjalankan perkhidmatan kejuruteraan professional,
selain daripada jurutera berdaftar dan Amalan
The objectives of BEM among others are:
To enforce the implementation of Continuing
Professional Development (CPD).
To add more function to advise the Government &
To strengthen the penalty.
To strengthen the suspension period.
Introduction of new Part that deals with the
establishment, powers & conduct of proceedings of a
Action on submitting engineer related to (Certificate of
Completion and Compliance) CCC or others.
Impose additional conditions to ensure engineers
follow latest developments.
Mission and Vision of BEM
To regulate engineering profession so as to ensure that
professional engineering services provided in the
country are in compliance with appropriate legislation
The engineering services provided by Malaysian
engineers are of world class quality with full regards to
the public interest and safety in mind.
Composition of BEM
In order that BEM can effectively regulate the
professional conduct and practice of Professional
Engineers, the Board Members appointed are
Professional Engineers of high standing and of such
experience as in the opinion of the Minister of Works
are able to render services and contribute towards that
BEM Board Members:
17 professional Engineer from various sector
5 from public sector
5 from private practice
2 from local authority or statutory authority
2 from private sector
1 representative of the Board of Architects Malaysia
1 representative of the Board of Quantity Surveyors
Committees of BEM
A total of 10 committees have been set up by BEM, each
with different functions. These are:
Engineers Act Committee
Scale of Fees Committee
Professional Practice Committee
Special Working Committee
Examination & Qualification Committee
Joint BEM/BAM/BQS/BLS Committee
Functions of BEM
1. Maintaining the Register
2. Processing Applications for Registration
3. Assessment of Academic Qualifications
4. Regulating the Conduct and Ethics of the
5. Fixing the Scale of Fees to be Charged by Registered
Engineers for Professional Services Rendered
7. Promotion of Continued Learning and Education
Requirements and Procedures
Any candidate who applies for registration as a Professional
• be registered as a Graduate Engineer with BEM.
• have satisfied the training requirements of BEM.
• have passed the Professional Assessment Examination (PAE) of
BEM or be elected as a Corporate Member of the Institution of
Engineers Malaysia (IEM).
• have been residing in Malaysia for a period of not less than six
months immediately prior to the date of application.
Application for Registration
Application shall be made in Form B1.
On approval of the application, the candidate is required
to pay a registration fee of RM350.00 within two months
of the date of notification of such approval.
On payment of the registration fee, a certificate of
registration in Form D1 will be issued.
Requirements and Procedures
The recognised academic qualification for registration as
a Graduate Engineer with BEM includes the following:
• An engineering degree accredited/recognised by EAC, BEM
available in an approved list maintained by EAC, BEM or;
• Pass in Part I & Part II and Part III (if applicable) of the
Engineering Council Examination of United Kingdom or;
• Pass in Part I & Part II and Part III (if applicable) of the
IEM/BEM Graduate Examination in any particular branch.
Procedure for Registration
• The applicant shall submit his application in Form A.
• The completed Form A shall be submitted together with:
– Certified copy of the degree certificate.
– Certified copy of the transcript of academic record or detail of
course and subjects taken which is issued by the university.
– Certified copy of Identity Card.
– Processing fee of RM50.00.
• The certified copy of the degree certificate from a foreign university
which is not in the English language shall be accompanied by a
translation of it in Bahasa Melayu or English.
• Every document submitted must be certified as a true copy by a
Professional Engineer who is registered with BEM.
• If the branch majored in by the applicant is not stated in
the degree certificate or degree scroll, the applicant is
required to enclose details of the subjects taken during his
course. This is to enable BEM to determine the branch
based on the course content and/or by reference to relevant
• The application will be decided upon by BEM within four
months from the date of receipt of complete application.
• An applicant whose application is approved will be notified
accordingly by letter.
• The letter of notification would state the registration
number and the branch of engineering in which the
applicant is registered. Branch of engineering eligible will
be assessed by the board based on transcript submitted.
Requirements for Registration
1. Any foreign citizen who takes up employment as an engineer in Malaysia shall be registered as a
Temporary Engineer provided under Section 10A of the Registration of Engineers (Amendment)
2. An application to be a Temporary Engineer will be considered if the foreign engineer fulfils the
(a) He holds the necessary qualifications which are recognized for practice of engineering as a
Professional Engineer in the country where he normally practices.
(b) He possesses the necessary expertise and has a minimum of 10 years experience in the field he
intends to practice.
(c) His physical presence is required in Malaysia for not less than 180 days in one calendar year.
(d) He is employed as an engineer and has been assigned to specific project by a particular company.
(e) He is sponsored by a local Professional Engineer in the company which offers him the assignment.
(f) He is to train the assigned local Graduate/Professional Engineers to understudy him in his area of
Every sole proprietorship, partnership or body corporate desirous of practicing as consulting engineers
shall register with BEM as provided for in Section 7A or 7B of the Registration of Engineers
(Amendment) Act 2002.
“Professional engineering services” means engineering services and advice in connection with any
feasibility study, planning, survey, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance and
management of engineering works or projects and includes any other engineering services approved by
“engineering consultancy practice” means a sole proprietorship, partnership or body corporate
providing professional engineering services, registered under Section 7A or 7B;
• Accredited Checkers
The Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia
(ACEM) vision and mission:-
• promoting the advancement of the profession of
• associating together for consultation and
cooperation of those engineers whose work is of a
purely consultative character, and of providing facilities,
to confer with Consulting Engineers as a body and to
ascertain their collective views.
‘A person possessing the necessary qualifications to
practise in one or more of the various branches of Engineering who
devotes himself to advising the public on engineering matters or
to designing and supervising the construction of engineering
works and for such purposes occupies and employs either solely or in
conjunction with another Consulting Engineer, his own office and
staff or, in the case of a partner or consultant of a firm of Consulting
Engineers uses the office and staff of the said firm, and is not directly
or indirectly concerned or interested in commercial or
manufacturing interests such as would tend to influence his exercise
of independent professional judgement in the matters upon which
- defined in the Articles of Association;
One of the primary objectives of the ACEM:-
• to ensure that Consulting Engineers
undertaking to advise on engineering
matters shall be fully qualified
engineers in their respective fields and
should act in all professional matters in a
strictly fiduciary capacity to their clients.
• These larger Institutions are thoroughly representative of
the profession and their province is to deal with the
science and problems of Engineering which are of equal
interest to all Engineers.
• The ACEM strictly confines its attention to matters
affecting the status, professional conduct, emolument
and the general interests of those Engineers who have
adopted consulting work as their profession.
[5.0] Consulting Engineers form small proportion of
Thus, the rules of professional conduct, as formulated
by the Association (ACEM), would not be applicable
to the majority of the members of these Institutions.
[6.0] The Association is a ready medium through which its
members can consult with each other on all matters of
professional interest, and affords a means by which the
procedure of the consulting profession may be coordinated
and handed on to those entering its ranks.
[7.0] Experience has shown that it is an advantage to
Consulting Engineers to obtain the opinion of their
colleagues in the profession.
The ACEM Council; keeps in touch with all matters
affecting the profession, and puts its advice and
assistance at the disposal of members in any matters of
difficulty arising in the course of their practice.
[8.0] ACEM acts as medium so the public can be
informed as to the standing, experience and
qualifications of its members.
If any person requiring professional advice and
assistance is in doubt as to whom to approach, the
Association job is to always nominate one or more
members specially qualified for the purpose.
[9.0] The Professional Rules and Practice of the Association
defining the qualifications and duties of a Consulting Engineer;
the relations to the clients; and
setting up a standard of accepted professional practice.
A basis for agreement between a Consulting Engineer and his
clients, and include Scales of Fees which members are entitled
to charge to for various classes of work. Where these scales are
not applicable, members are free to make their own
arrangements with clients, in which cases the fees will depend
partly on the professional standing of the member approached.
[10.1] No person shall qualify for Membership of the
Association unless he is in practice in Malaysia as a
Consulting Engineer either individually or as a partner
or consultant of a firm of Consulting Engineers in
Malaysia or as a Director or Shareholder of a company in
Malaysia whose Memorandum of Association restricts its
activities to those permitted to Members of the
The term consultant used above shall mean a consultant
normally remunerated by fees and retainers and shall
exclude salaried full-time employees.
[10.2] No person shall be qualified for Membership of the
Association if he shall be a director, managing director, or
employee of any company carrying on any contracting or
manufacturing business dealing with the class of work to which
his practice relates, nor a partner in any firm carrying on such
business, or an agent for any company, firm, or person carrying
on such business unless such business are approved by BEM or
other relevant regulatory bodies.
Provided that Council shall have absolute discretion to
grant and review from time to time exemption to any person
from any or all of the above provisions if Council deems that
such exemption is in the interest of the Nation or the
[10.3] No person shall be elected to Membership of
the Association unless he shall be of such standing
and experience as in the opinion of the Council
qualifies him to be a Member of the Association.
Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) is a statutory body under the Minister of
to facilitate the registration of engineers; and
to regulate the professional conduct and practice of registered engineers in order to
safeguard the safety and interest of the public.
Type of engineers registered in the (BEM):-
Each with its own requirements and procedures to be fullfilled.
• Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM) promotes
advancement by associating consultation and cooperation of engineers in
various working bodies
• Main objective; ensure qualifications and profesionalism of consulting
• Fuction as a place of discussion between members and medium of
information for the public.
• The Professional Rules and Practice of the Association underlined
the requirements and the rules that one should comply with in order to
become a member.