PAP is the feeder to various Undergraduate Programmes in the fields of Engineering, Science and Technology, Management and Medical. PAP students are also given the opportunity to learn a few basic military aspects in order to strengthen their personality as future military officers who are equipped to sustain the country’s defence objectives.
PAP offers three (3) Foundation Programmes which are Engineering & Technology Foundation, Management and Strategic Foundation and Medical Foundation. The 2 semester system conducted consists of two common academic semesters. Students who register under UPNM Study Programmes can be divided into two (2) categories, including military cadets sponsored by the Ministry of Defence, Malaysia and civilian students.