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

Pre-Contract Examination for Insurance Agents (PCEIA)

Exam Details
Additional Information

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Exam Details

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: 50%


After the Exam

You can click on the link below to check your exam results:

  • For candidates of exams conducted in the years 2010 – 2015 (PPE Exam only), click here.
  • For candidates of exams conducted from the year 2016 onwards, you need to login to iLMS to check the results.Follow these steps, Login into iLMS (click here)  > Dashboard > Exam Result > Click “Magnifying Glass” button to view/print your exam result.




PCEIA AC - Basic & Life Insurance (PCAC)

RM 100

PCEIA AB - Basic and General Insurance (PCAB)

RM 100

PCEIA CO ‐ Life Insurance only (PCCO)

RM 95

PCEIA BO - General Insurance only (PCBO)

RM 95

The fees are inclusive of e‐learning module, e-book, e-result and certificate.

Click here to download guideline to access the e-learning module and e-book.

Additional Information


MII Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) allows application of exemption for PCEIA provided that the non-MII examination or qualification must match the learning outcomes of a current PCEIA route AB/AC examination syllabus, depending on the exemption applied for.
  • Click here for guidelines to apply for exemption or credit transfer.
  • Click here to download the Exemption Application Form.

MII-CII Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) UK has extended their Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for applications dated between 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2023 in the CII Insurance qualification framework for The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) professional qualification programmes.
No MII Examination Unit 2018 Maximum CII RPL Award Credits Awarded
1 Pre-Contract Exam for Insurance Agents An exemption from CII unit W01 Award in General Insurance / 15 certificate level non-unit specific credits.
Candidates are required to have passed all 3 parts A, B and C to be eligible.
15 Certificate-level
  • Please refer to CII’s website for details on credit transfer fee.
  • The award of credits in the CII’s qualification framework is a privilege and not a right, and awards can change over time as qualification frameworks evolve.
  • Click here for more information on MII-CII RPL accreditation and credit transfer.

How to Register for Computer Based Exam (CBE)

If you would like to register for CBE, please go through the rules and requirements to see whether you are eligible to take the exam.

Before the Exam:

  • Click here for examination rules and regulations.
  • Click here for guideline to register for exam via iLMS.

CBE Centres:

  • Click here for Computer-Based Examination Outstation Centre.
  • Click here for Examination Centre Location.

How to Register for Virtual Computer Based Exam (VCBE)

If you would like to register for VCBE, please go through the rules and requirement to see whether you are eligible/suitable for taking exam in this mode.

Before Exam:

  • Click here for virtual examination rules and regulations
  • Click here for Minimum technical requirement
  • Click here for Guideline to register for exam via ILMS

During Exam:

  • Click here for Guideline for using Zoom during exam
  • Click here for Guideline for using the examination portal

Rules & Regulations for all MII Examination Candidate / Student

Click here for the rules and regulations