A-Level @ KTT

Friday, December 26, 2014



Assalammualaikum and hello :) You’d probably here because you just googled dentistry, A Level Kolej Teknologi Timur, JPA, etc. First of all, before you read the rest of my post, I’d like to clear a few things. Before this, I made a post but I decided to edit it back based on my emails I’d received last year. This is my second post, completely updated. Okay, so the programme which you’re gonna read later is one of the JPA-MARA programmes. Since MARA is involved, this scholarship programme is for Bumiputera only and the online application is available after SPM results. Also, this post is specially dedicated to those who will pursue their A-Level in Kolej Teknologi Timur, Sepang. This post was written by me after I’d receive the full A-Level results. I haven’t gone to India, so I don’t know what it’s like to be in India, and  how hard dentistry course is, I just haven’t faced it yet haha

So, about my KTT college. Basically it’s a really small college, sbb tu ramai yg taktahu pasal kolej ni haha the location is about 15-20 minutes from KLIA and it’s beside UniKL Miat, separated by hills and trees. Don’t be surprised when you come here. My college mcm rumah kedai senang cerita lah. Don’t expect this college mcm Taylor’s, UM, UiTM ke haha since it’s really small, the class is really near to your ‘apartment’. Wake up 5 minutes before morning class, you’ll still manage to go to class. No need to wait for buses, or climb a lot of stairs. No excuse ponteng eh

Talking about apartment, for A Level, 4 persons, 2 rooms per apartment. Study tables are provided. The good thing is you can bring whatever you want here. There’s no refrigerator, washing machine in the apartment but you can bring them. Pakat pakat lah dgn housemates, ke dgn satu floor, satu floor 4 houses. If you have a driving license, car or motorcycle, you can bring them to the college. It’s not a necessity but it eases your life in the college, a lil bit. There’s no curfew here. Except sometimes you have to park your car outside after 12 am. You can go out anytime you want, janji jangan ponteng kelas.

We have our tempat makan, but don’t expect much. You’ll know once you come here. Ada mak cik meniaga nasi lemak and nasi kukus dkt depan kolej, sedap but it only opens on weekdays. If you rajin jalan kaki, there are a few restaurants nearby. Sekali sekala boleh makan sana. If you jenis memasak, and nak save duit, you can cook in the apartment. Bring the induction cooker, all that.

Nak beli groceries, here we have Giant, Tesco Nilai. Outing places near here are Alamanda Putrajaya and iOi City Mall. If you plan to go to TBS or KL, ERL Salak Tinggi and KTM Nilai are available. If you’ve never been on a public transport, don’t worry you’ll learn it here. For those who don’t have any transport, don’t worry we have pak cik, akak prebet, mcm uber driver lah, who will pick you guys up.

To sport enthusiasts, you’ll be disappointed when you come here, sports facilities kureng sikit ah. There are volleyball court, futsal court, sepak takraw and there’s one empty court, idk what court it is haha but people usually play badminton there, with no net. If you never played volleyball and would like to try, maybe here’s a place to start.

About the classes here, for 1.5 years memang pack. Weekend classes pun ada, because lecturers want to finish the syllabuses. Ada satu hari memang full of classes, sampai tak sempat nak tidur, ada satu hari tu  memang lapang gila, satu dua kelas je ada. Dgn lecturer cancel class lagi, welcome to college life people! Library ada, and the academic sources here are quite a lot. Kalau korang biasa beli buku latihan, reference book zaman sekolah dulu, for A-Level sorry buku buku dia memang mahal and limited kat luar. Pinjam dekat library je. For class, coursebook je yg penting. Physics dgn maths tak pakai coursebook haha.

Now, the important part, the A-Level part. JPA dah decide kena ambil A-Level, kenalah ikut kan. Ever heard of “jangan ambil A-level, nanti menyesal”?. I’m sorry but that’s true haha but then nak tahu nanti you menyesal ke tak, depends on your effort mcm mana nak survive, nak lepas cut off point required by JPA semua. What can I say that A-Level is exam-oriented. The questions are twisted. Masa yg diberi nak complete exams tu kira mcm cukup cukup je, kira hebat, kalau siap awal, then sempat semak banyak kali. You have to think fast, kalau tak mmg tak sempat habiskan soalan. You belajar sikit je, you have to practice nak apply all the knowledge on the question. It’s unlike SPM, tu yg belajar tu yg keluar. By the way, for dentistry yg nak ke India, you have to take Physics, Chem, Biology. Maths boleh drop, but then Maths antara senang nak score, so better don’t. Nak selamat ambil 4 subjects, but JPA kira points, tgk 3 best subjects je. JPA nak 12 points and above. A 5 points, B 4 points, so on. So korang target lah AAD, ABC, BBB, tu gred cukup cukup je kalau nak fly.

How to survive A-Level? Past year, past year, past year. Korang ambil a-level ni je lah yg disuruh buat. Bukan hafal tau soalan, jawapan dia. Bagus juga kalau korang ingat jawapan especially paper 1 because 30-40 % of 40 questions mmg come from past years. What I mean is korang dah study coursebook, buat notes, dah faham concept baru boleh buat past year. Past year ni bukan utk dihafal mark scheme dia ke, It’s for your mind exercise. Practice mcm mana nak fikir, and apply the concept accurately. This is for AS Level. If you have a good memory sampai boleh ingat mark scheme kat belakang, it’s an advantage. The main point is kena faham betul-betul. Kalau korang rasa Bio, Chemistry SPM dulu mmg boleh hafal je, once you take A-Level, it will change your perception. For A2 Level, if you take 1.5 years A-Level course, you better be careful. Jangan main, berhibur banyak sangat, kelak menyesal. A2 Level lagi banyak topik nak cover. Ringkasnya lah, A2 Level ni, soalan dia direct sikit, banyak menghafal. Fokus dlm kelas, rajin, buat past years, pandai bahagi masa, rajin bincang, consult dgn lecturers, pray a lot. That’s all. Lecturer kat sini friendly, you can come up to them whenever they’re free.

Untuk aktiviti kerohanian, we have usrah here. Sometimes akak usrah datang once a week. Meh ler join haha for those yg biasa duduk asrama, maybe dah biasa aktiviti aktiviti macam ni. Tak wajib pun pergi tapi utk menopup keimanan, berkongsi ilmu, digalakkan lah join. Don’t worry korang masih terjaga kat sini.

After I’ve completed my A level 1.5 yrs course, here’s what I have to say. When I first came here, I can’t help myself from thinking euw tak cantik lah kolej ni, apalah nasib dapat kolej kat hutan, facilities biasa biasa je, something like that. Maybe you will too. But later on, you will get used to it, and accept the reality. The important thing is niat. Focus on your studies. Bila boring, stress, kitorang senior almost every week keluar jalan jalan. Elaun gais elaun. Korang akan rasa okay je stay kat kolej ni. 1.5 years is actually short. That’s all. Thanks for reading.

Written by,
Noratikah binti Hafiz,
A-Level Dentistry KTT 14/15
Samurian Batch 30,

Any enquiries, you may email me at, noratikahafiz@yahoo.com

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17 comments

  1. salam kak borang biasenya keluar bile? i really interested in dentistry. I really want to get the scholarship for my further study.

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    2. Rasanya jpa dah xtaja utk dentistry ke india tahun ni.. last 2011.. lpas tu smua buat pure sc atau engineering (ex-ktt 2012)

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    3. eh awk, xde lah, jpa still taja dentistry ke india tahun ni (2015)..alhamdulillah, sye dpt

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    4. Hi jiha, masuk ktt ke? Saya pun sama hihi

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  2. Apakah syarat kemasukkan ke KTT?
    SPM brpa A?

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    1. Spm takda A. Ada S P dengan M je

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    2. tak lawak la hahahahahahahahahahhahahambar

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  3. Bolehkah saya tahu macam mana nak apply untuk scholarship ni?

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  4. Kat india pulak macam mane?? Suasane die?? Enviroment?? Study?? Lifestyle?? My fren got this scholarship but he refuse because of INDIA

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    1. kwn awk tolak ke??? hesh, sye pon dlm dilema,,tp dh tajaan, pegi je la..aslkn niat ikhlas mnuntut ilmu..

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  5. Kat india pulak macam mane?? Suasane die?? Enviroment?? Study?? Lifestyle?? My fren got this scholarship but he refuse because of INDIA

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  6. I'll be entering KTT for A level this year. Thank you so much kak for the info! yg part boleh bawa mesin basuh peti and barang dapur segala tu really really surprised me! lol xD cant wait cant wait

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  7. Salam akak. Nak tanya klu kita masuk KKT ni kita dapat Sambung pergi UK tak??

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  8. Salam akak. Nak tanya klu kita masuk KKT ni kita dapat Sambung pergi UK tak??

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