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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Students to Get 1Malaysia Book Vouchers Year 2013 (Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M 2.0) in February

Update: Read 1Malaysia Book Voucher (Baucar Buku 1Malaysia, BB1M) 2014 Promotions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on 1Malaysia Book Voucher Year 2013

  1. Who are eligible for 1Malaysia Book Voucher Year 2013 (Baucar Buku 1Malaysia, BB1M)?
    • Malaysian nationality;
    • Reside in Malaysia during the execution period of BB1M;
    • Currently studying or have active status at matriculation colleges, form six, polytechnics, local public or private universities (IPTA/IPTS) from January 1 until March 31, 2013;
    • Study at education institutions approved and supervised by Ministry of Higher Education;
    • Both full-time and part-time students are eligible;
    • All students at Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG) / matriculation colleges / foundation programme / form 6 STPM / Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) / A-Level / diploma / advanced diploma / degree / masters / PhD / professional courses with level higher than diploma and recognized by government or professional bodies in Malaysia such as Malaysian Institute Of Accountants (MIA), The Malaysian Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), The Institution Of Engineers Malaysia, Lembaga Jurutera Malaysia, Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia, Lembaga Juruukur Bahan Malaysia, Lembaga Juruukur Tanah Malaysia, Lembaga Penilai, Penaksir dan Agen Hartanah dan The Institution Of Surveyors Malaysia;

  2. Are students of certificate programme eligible to receive 1Malaysia Book Vouchers?
    No, they are not eligible.

  3. What is the total value of the 1Malaysia Book Vouchers given to each student?
    As announced in Malaysia Budget 2013, each students will receive 5 vouchers (each RM50) with total value RM250. There is an increase of RM50 compared with BB1M 1.0 distributed in 2012.

  4. How do I apply or register for Baucar Buku 1Malaysia (BB1M)?
    You do not need to apply or register. Your name will be submitted by your education institutions. For confirmation, please check with your respective education institutions.

  5. When shall I collect my 1Malaysia Book Vouchers?
    Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M 2013 will be distributed starting from February 2013 at your respective education institutions. Please check with your education institutions for the actual dates as they might vary from one college to another.
    Update: The book vouchers will most probably be distributed to students in mid February after the students return to universities from the semester break.

  6. When will the Baucar Buku 1Malaysia (BB1M) expire?
    They are valid from 1 January 2013 until 31 May 2013.

  7. Where can I use these Baucar Buku 1Malaysia (BB1M)?
    You can use them as cash vouchers at all participating bookstore nationwide by showing your IC.
  8. Baucar Buku 1Malaysia Book Voucher Promotion by Popular Bookstore
    • List of bookstore took part last year:
      1. BookXcess,
      2. Borders,
      3. Kinokuniya,
      4. MPH,
      5. Popular,
      6. Times and
      7. College/university's bookstore.
    • Note: Usually bookstore will have special promotions or deals for 1Malaysia Book Vouchers so please check at the cashier counter first. Last year for example, Borders give away free Starbuck coupons and membership cards to those who pay using 1Malaysia Book Vouchers.

      BB1M Baucar Buku 1Malaysia Book Voucher Promotion MPH Bookstore
      This year Popular Bookstore has already announced the special promotion - Free RM50 Popular gift voucher and Popular membership card for those who spend RM250 1Malaysia Book Vouchers or Free RM10 Popular gift voucher and Popular membership card for those who spend RM150 1Malaysia Book Vouchers.

      BB1M Baucar Buku 1Malaysia Book Voucher Promotion Borders Bookstore
      Update 4/2/2013: MPH Bookstore too has launched its special BB1M promotions: Spend RM250 BB1M book vouchers and get RM10 MPH book voucher or spend RM150 BB1M book vouchers and get RM5 MPH book voucher

      Update 5/2/2013: Borders Bookstore: Spend RM250 Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M & Get Borders discount vouchers, RadioShack Batteries, Chatime beverage, BCard + Voucher booklet, Starbucks beverage and Krispy Kreme doughnuts / Spend RM150 Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M & Get Borders discount vouchers, BCard + Voucher booklet and Starbucks beverage

      Update 28/2/2013: Kinokuniya Books: Spend RM200 with BB1m vouchers, Get RM20 rebate voucher; Spend RM250 with BB1M vouchers, Get RM20 rebate voucher + Kinokuniya Limited Edition Journal
      Kinokuniya Books 1 Malaysia Book Vouchers (BB1M) Deal
  9. Can I sell the 1Malaysia Book Vouchers to others or transfer the ownership to others?
    NO, some were caught selling them last year.
1Malaysia Book Vouchers 2013 (Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M 2.0)
1Malaysia Book Vouchers 2013 (Baucar Buku 1Malaysia BB1M 2.0)
Source: Baucar Buku 1Malaysia (BB1M) 2013 Guide by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
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  1. I am in Upper Six this year, regarding this 1Malaysia Book Vouchers, I did not get it last year, and this year my teachers has been telling me 'keep your fingers crossed, maybe you'll get it'.

    What is this, please explain. Is this how the Education Ministry disburse this kind of funds. Thank you

    1. Your school admin will need to register your names with the Ministry of Higher Education in order for you to get the 1Malaysia Book Vouchers. Please check with your school admin office.

    2. Probable you're studying in a government school.... or maybe the government is insincere?

  2. Does from 4 student can get the 1Malaysia book vouchers (BB1M 2.0)?

  3. Can my friend on behave me to take the voucher? Currently at oversea

  4. 10.Bolehkah saya menghantar wakil untuk menuntut baucar tersebut?
    Waris atau wakil adalah tidak dibenarkan untuk membuat tuntutan bagi pihak pelajar yang layak. Baucar buku akan dianggap luput sekiranya pelajar tersebut tidak berada di dalam negara sepanjang tempoh sah laku baucar (1 Januari hingga 31 Mei 2013)

    From the MOHE Malaysia Website...

  5. Boleh kah voucher yg sudah rosak ditukar dgn yg baru?

  6. does the foundation in Accountancy by ACCA, can get the 1Malaysia book vouchers (BB1M 2.0)?

  7. I'm doing a part time study with Sheffield Hallam university UK. How do I go about this


  8. I will go for the May intake of Lower 6 in a government school this year,2013.I do not wish to buy reference book so fast as I know they are distributing these vouchers.Can I know when will I get them?


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