Pre-Contract Examination for Insurance Agents (PCEIA)

Upon completing the PCEIA, candidates are expected to know about various concepts in insurance, life insurance and general insurance business operations and products; and ethical practices in insurance business.

Recommended For:

Anyone who intend to pursue a career as an insurance agent. The PCEIA exam is the pre-requisite qualification to apply as an insurance agent (life/general).

After passing this examination, the exam candidate will have to register himself/herself with the Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM) for general insurance and Life Insurance Association of  Malaysia (LIAM) for life insurance before he can transact any insurance business.

Candidate who have passed this exam may forward a copy of the result to the preferred agency manager of insurance company that he/she will be representing who will arrange for licensing with the respective associations.

Minimum Entry Requirement:

SPM/MCE with 5 passes inclusive Bahasa Malaysia subjects or other qualifications deemed equivalent or higher (must be academic based).

Modes of Exam:

  • Computer‐Based Exam (CBE) - Click here to check our examination centre locations
  • Virtual Computer-Based Exam (VCBE) - Take your exam anytime and anywhere. See below for VCBE requirements.
  • Click here for Rules and Regulations for all MII Examination
Exam Format
AC – Basic and Life Insurance 100 questions (Route A – 50 questions, Route C – 50 questions) 2 hours
AB – Basic and General Insurance 100 questions (Route A – 50 questions, Route B – 50 questions) 2 hours
CO ‐ Life Insurance only 50 questions 1½ hours
BO – General Insurance only 50 questions 1½ hours

Language: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin

Passing marks: 

Contact Info

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