ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE OF THE SECRETARIAT COUNCIL
The Secretariat is responsible to the Council for the administration of the MEC and the conduct of the MHSC examination. The Council Secretariat is headed by the Chief Executive who is the principal executive, chief administrative and academic officer. The present Chief Executive of the MEC is Mr. Omar bin Abu Bakar.
The Council Secretariat comprises two main sectors each headed by the Deputy Chief Executive 1 and Deputy Chief Executive 2. The sectors are as follows:
1. The Research, Item Building and Testing Sector
(i) Research and Examinations Policy Division
(ii) Information Technology Division
(iii) Science and Mathematics Division
(a) Science Unit
(b) Mathematics Unit
(iv) Social Science and MUET Division
(a) Language Unit
(b) Literature Unit
(c) Religious Unit
(v) Security Printing Division
This sector is responsible for matters related to syllabuses, construction of question papers, printing and supply of question papers, processing of examination results and data, standard fixing, awarding of certificates, research and management of committee meetings.
2. The General Administration, Finance and Management of Examinations Sector.
(i) Division External Examinations Administration Division
(ii) Personnel Management and Administration Division
(iii) STPM & MUET Adminidtration Division
(a) STPM Unit
(b) MUET Unit
(iv) Security Management Division
(v) Finance Management Division
This sector is responsible for matters related to human resource, services, general administration, accounts, registration of candidates, administration of examination and examination centres, marking of answer scripts, appointment of invigilators and examiners and security.
The Public Relations Unit and the Internal Audit Unit is directly responsible to the Chief Executive.
In the administration of examinations, the MEC is assisted by the Ministry of Education, State Education Departments and all public institutions of higher learning.