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PEC receives the 2014 Commercial Potential Award by IRIIE

Kuala Lumpur, 13 June 2014 - Prestariang Berhad (Prestariang) won second place for the Commercial Potential Award of the latest certification product, the Proficiency in Enterprise Communication (PEC). PEC was judged at the International Research Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2014 held at Cultural Activity Centre (CAC), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) on 11-13 June 2014.

Prestariang, with the collaboration of IIUM, has participated under the Institute of Education, IIUM in the category of Social Sciences and Humanities.  The 2014 IRIIE themed Socio-Digital Transformation for the Ummah reflects the tremendous impact of digital technology to the production of knowledge and products in all domains of human life. PEC showcases how Internet Based Testing (IBT) has changed the acceptance of language competency certification is made easy and relevant to the industry.


PEC is a trusted and reliable English test for Telecommunication Technology & Media Industry that assesses candidate’s language competency for occupational purposes. This test assesses competency in four major areas: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. PEC provides employers the convenience in making critical decisions on new recruitments, soft skill training, and promotion for current employees.  PEC is designed and developed by Prestariang Systems Sdn Bhd and Prometric with the collaboration of UiTM and IIUM under the PPP initiatives. The test conforms to the International standards of English and the industry.



The IRIIE 2014, organised by International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), supported by Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysian Convention and Exhibition Bureau, and many more, has attracted more than 570 commercialisation products and inventions.  Prestariang, in collaboration with IIUM, competed with 149 submissions under the Social Science and Humanities category. The IRIIE 2014 award ceremony was presented by the Y.B Datuk Dr. Abu Bakar bin Mohamad Diah, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) together with the Honourable Rector IIUM, Y. Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Sri Dr. Zaleha bt. Kamarudin, Deputy Rector IIUM, Prof. Dr. Mohamad Ridza Wahiddin and Chairman and Dean of Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, Prof. Dr. Abdul Wahab Abdul Rahman.