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General Questions

General inquiries on The Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia

  1. Application Related to Registration with the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia as follows:
    1. Quantity Surveying Technologist (QST)
      • New Registration
      • Renewal
      • Re-Registration
      • Reinstatement
    2. Provisional Quantity Surveyor (PVQS)
        • New Registration
        • Renewal
        • Re-Registration
        • Reinstatement
  2. Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS)
    • New Registration
    • Renewal
    • Re-Registration
    • Reinstatement
    • Consultant Quantity Surveyor / Consultant Quantity Surveyor (CQS)
    • New Registration
    • Renewal
    • Re-Registration
    • Reinstatement
    • Consulting Quantity Surveying Practice (CQSP)
    • New Registration
    • Renewal
    • Re-Registration
    • Reinstatement
    • Firm Structure Changes
    • Firm Name Change
    • Branch Office Registration
    • Renewal of Branch Office Registration
    • Multi-Disciplinary Consulting Firm / Multi-Disciplinary Practice (MDP)
    • New Registration
    • Renewal
    • Re-Registration
    • Reinstatement
    • Firm Structure Changes
    • Firm Name Change
    • Branch Office Registration
    • Renewal of Branch Office Registration
    • Exam Registration Tier I dan Tier II
    • Application for Accreditation
    • Submission of University Annual Report
    • CPD Program Registration Application
    • Application for CPD Credit Points (External Organizer)
    • Registration Application Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)
    • Online Ethics Assessment
    • Program Participation Registration Quantity Surveying International Convention (QSIC)
    • Entry Registration Program for QS Registration Scheme (PQRS)

LJBM online system that includes the following modules:

  • Registration / Renewal of Permit Registration of Material Surveying Consultants and Material Surveyors
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Accreditation
  • Examination
  • Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)
  • Program for QS Registration Scheme (PQRS)
  • Online Ethics Assessment
  • Ethical Records Management
  1. Quantity Surveying Technologist Technologist/Quantity Surveying Technologist (QST)
    • Those with the following academic qualifications:
      1. Degree in Material Surveying certified by LJBM
      2. Degree Related to Material Surveying Certified by LJBM
      3. Diploma in Quantity Surveying Recognized by LJBM and meets all the following requirements:
        1. Probationer Member Royal Institute of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)
        2. Working in a field related to the construction industry
        3. Pass At least 3 papers in the Direct Final Examination covering:- Professional Practice – Measurement
  2. Provisional Quantity Surveyor/ Provisional Quantity Surveyor  (PVQS)
    • Those with the following academic qualifications:
      1. Degree in Quantity Surveying recognized by LJBM
      2. Degree in Quantity Surveying certified by LJBM and meets all the following requirements:
        1. At least 10 years of work experience related to Material Surveying
        2. Membership in a Quantity Surveying related institution approved by LJBM
    • Technologist Quantity Surveyors (QST) who have met all the requirements set to upgrade their registration as PVQS
  3. Professional Quantity Surveyor/ Professional Quantity Surveyor  (PQS)
    Provisional Quantity Surveyors (PVQS) who have met the requirements set to upgrade their registration as PQS. Please refer to the Tier-1 Guidelines at link xxxxxxx for related procedures
  4. Quantity Surveyor Consultant / Consultant Quantity Surveyor (CQS)
    Professional Quantity Surveyors (PVS) who have met the requirements set to upgrade their registration as CQS. Please refer to the Tier-2 Guidelines at link xxxxxxx for related procedures
  5. Consulting Quantity Surveying Practice (CQSP)
    Has the following permitted firm structure:
    1. Corporation Organization
    • At least 2/3 of the directors are CQS, and
    • At least 70% of the equity is held by CQS
  6. Sharing
    All partners consist of CQS
  7. Sole Proprietor
    The principal is a CQS

Please refer to the LJBM Registration Guidelines at link xxxxxxx for the relevant procedures

  • Multi-Disciplinary Practice (MDP) has the following permitted firm structure:
    • Directors consist of CQS and/ or Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate (PEPC) and/ or Architect
    • At least 70% equity is held by a combination of CQS and/ or PEPC directors and/ or Architects and/ or body corporate providing the services of Quantity Surveying Consultants and/ or Engineering Consultants/ Architectural Consultants
    • A maximum of 30% equity is held by any individual with a profession related to Materials Surveying/ Engineering/ Architecture

    Please refer to the LJBM Registration Guidelines at link xxxxxxx for related procedures

A list of material surveying programs recognized by LJBM in Malaysia and abroad can be found at the following link:

The list of material measurement programs recognized by LJBM in Malaysia and Abroad can be referred to at the following link:

QSIC-QS International Convention (QSIC) is an annual program traditionally organized jointly by LJBM with local universities, RISM, Contracts and Quantity Surveying Branch, Public Works Department (CKUB ​​JKR) and supported by the Malaysian Construction Industry Development Board ( Construction Industry Development Board – CIDB).

PQRS-Program for QS Registration Scheme (PQRS) is an annual program held to guide and motivate materials surveying graduates on the direction of the materials surveying profession as well as the need to upgrade their registration as Professional Materials Surveyors. This program is organized in collaboration with local universities that offer programs recognized by LJBM.

CPD-Under the Quantity Surveyors Regulations, CPD is defined as Continuing Professional Development i.e. programs or activities related to the QS profession Technologist (QST), (PVQS), Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) and Consultant Quantity Surveyor (CQS) as outlined under the Rules issued by LJBM. Every member registered with LJBM is required to meet the CPD requirements set for the purpose of annual renewal of membership with LJBM.

QSIC – Payment can be made through the following accounts:-

  • Account Name : QS International Convention
  • No. Account: PBB 399 2021 625
  • Bank Name : Public Bank Berhad

 

PQRS – Payment can be made through the following accounts:-

  • Account Name : Malaysian Board of Material Surveyors – PQRS
  • No. Account : MBB 5641 5555 5093
  • Bank Name : Maybank Berhad

 

CPD – Payment can be made through the following accounts:-

  • Account Name : Malaysian Board of Material Surveyors – CPD Account
  • No. Account : MBB 5641 5522 1572
  • Bank Name : Maybank Berhad
Complainants can fill out the complaint form and send the form physically to the LJBM office or email it to info@bqsm.gov.my.
Any complaints regarding the ReQSys 2.0 system or other Application Systems can be made by filling in the complaint form. The complaint form can be sent physically to the LJBM office or via email to info@bqsm .gov.my.
Visitors do not need to sign in. The complaint form can be accessed through the following link:

Please refer to the staff list in the menu “Contact us” 

Applications can be made by uploading a certificate of attendance in MyCPD-section “ External ”.

  1. Minimum of ten (10) CPD credit points for PQS and CQS.
  2. Minimum of five (5) CPD credit points for PVQS.
  3. Minimum of five (5) CPD credit points for QST.
  4. Minimum of five (5) CPD credit points for PQS or CQS aged between 55 and 60 years.
  5. Minimum of two (2) CPD credit points for all QST, PVQS, PQS and CQS residing or working abroad, or continuing studies at abroad (minimum 6 months) or not working.

The above requirements are the same for the purpose of re-entry registration

Only PQS and CQS are allowed to carry a maximum of 5 CPD credit points to the following year.
Please refer to the CPD Credit Point Schedule in the LJBM portal below Reference Document CPD.
Please submit an application via email to cpd@bqsm.gov.my

Please refer to the User Manual in the LJBM portal below Reference Document CPD.

 The steps for joining the CPD program are as follows:

  1. Visit the LJBM Official Portal (www.bqsm.gov.my)
  2. Click “Log in
  3. Enter User ID and Password
  4. Click On Your Name and Select Menu “Online System ReQSys”
  5. Click the MyCPD Menu and Select Program Title
  6. Click “Enroll

For non-member applicants registered with LJBM, can submit an application via email at cpd@bqsm.gov.my

Please Log In to ReQSys 2.0

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