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Student Intake Dates for 2024 (Rev 01)
Programme Intake Date
Foundation in Science
Foundation in Business
27 June (Thursday)
30 July (Tuesday)
27 August (Tuesday)
Diploma in Nursing
Diploma Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Diploma in Physiotherapy
Diploma in Biotechnology
10 July (Wednesday)
9 October (Tuesday)
Bachelor (Hons) of Physiotherapy 1 August (Thursday)
9 October (Wednesday)
Diploma in Business Management
Diploma in Finance
10 July (Wednesday)
9 October (Wednesday)
BSc. (Hons) Biomedical Sciences 1 August (Thursday)
2 October (Wednesday)
BSc. (Hons) in Finance & Management
BSc. (Hons) in Business & Marketing
BSc. (Hons) Management Information Systems
BSc. (Hons) Accounting & Finance
BSc. Biotechnology
BSc. (Hons) Bioinformatics
BSc. (Hons) in Electrical & Electrical Engineering

BSc. Computer Sciences
6 March (Wednesday)
1 August (Thursday)
9 October (Wednesday)
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Bachelor of Dental Technology
2 October (Wednesday)
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons) 9 October (Wednesday)
Healthcare Assistant 14 February (Wednesday)
1 August (Thursday)
6 November (Wednesday)
Post Basic in Critical Care Nursing
9 January (Tuesday)
10 July (Wednesday)
Post Basic Renal Nursing
27 May (Monday)
Confinement Assistant 13 March (Wednesday)
4 September (Wednesday)
4 December (Wednesday)
Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) 2 February (Friday)
2 August (Friday)
Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal)  9 October (Wednesday)
MBA General 22 January (Monday)
13 May (Monday)
9 September (Monday)
MSc Human Anatomy
MSc Medical Physiology
14 February (Wednesday)
MSc Management
MSc Biotechnology & MSc Microbiology
MSc Biochemistry & MSc Pharmacy
PhD Biotechnology & PhD Pharmacy
PhD Microbiology & PhD Medical Biochemistry
All year around application

Full Scholarship

Minimum Requirement
  • Foundation in Businesswith min 5 C’s (including English) in SPM
  • Foundation in Science (leading to Engineering, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics) – with min 5C’s (including any 2 science subject and mathematics) in SPM
How to Apply

Top Achiever Scholarship

Minimum Requirement For SPM leaver:

  • Any 4A’s = 40%
  • Any 5A’s – 7A’s = 50%
  • 10A’s – 60%
  • 9A+ and above is 100% scholarship

For O-Level leaver:

  • Any 4A’s = 40%
  • 5A’s -7A’s = 50%
  • 8A’s – 60%
  • 8A* and above is 100% scholarship

The deduction is from the tuition fee RM 10,800.00

How to Apply
  • Apply via Scholarship form within the first week after intake. Forms available during intake day at the registration booth as well as the Marketing Division.

Full Sponsorship

Minimum Requirement
  • Meeting entry requirement and interview
How to Apply
  • Selected student will be call for the interview for the full sponsorship program.


Minimum Requirement
  • Meeting entry requirement
How to Apply
  • Automatically upon Registration


Minimum Requirement
  • Students need to apply for the loan via online 2 weeks after the registration with the help of the University’s PTPTN staff.
How to Apply
  • Online Application after Registration

Financial Aids

EPF Request Form
  • Kindly submit the request form to Scholarship and Financial Support Unit for further Processing
    Download Here
Other Aids

The Scholarship/Loan application forms can be obtained by WRITING to:

The Executive Secretary
Tun Sambathan Scholarship Foundation,c/o Koperasi NLFCS Berhad
Wisma Tun Sambathan
Jalan Sulaiman
P.O. box 12133
50768 Kuala Lumpur

For further info please contact:
Ms. Kayatri Krishnan
Scholarships & Financial Support Unit
Office Phone No.: +604 429 8109
Who are we?

The AIMST University, founded on 15 March 2001, is a private university established by the Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED), the educational arm of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a component party of the Barisan Nasional Government in Malaysia. Located in the northern Malaysian state of Kedah Darul Aman, the university is the brainchild of YB Dato’ Seri S. Samy Vellu, President of the MIC.

Where are we located?

Location of AIMST in Kedah – The permanent campus is in Semeling, which is about 20 kilometres from Alor Star, Kedah’s state capital. Sungai Petani is situated at the crossroads between the capital Kuala Lumpur and the legendary islands of Langkawi. Many attractions can be found in and around Sungai Petani. Click Here for location map.

Is AIMST University a private university? Do you confer your own degrees or conduct twinning programmes with some other universities?

AIMST University is a private university established in 2001 and is registered under the Malaysian Private Educational Institutions Act 1996. Being a full fledged university, AIMST University awards its own degrees for all courses. Transfer of credits to certain premier Australian universities for validated courses is also possible, as is the case with La Trobe University for Engineering courses, Griffith University for IT/Comp. Science courses and Queensland University of Technology for Biotechnology.

Are all the courses offered at AIMST University approved by the Malaysian Government?

Yes, all the courses offered at AIMST University are approved by LAN (National Accreditation Board, JPS (Dept. of Private Education in the Ministry of Education).

What is the entrance criterion for students to enter AIMST University programmes?

Selecting students at AIMST University is based purely on merit. Students must fulfill the minimum entry qualifications set by the University for its various programmes: Click Here to view entry requirement.

Does AIMST University provide hostel accommodation for students? If yes, what are the charges?

Yes, AIMST University does provide hostel accommodation for local as well as international students in campus residential areas. The cost is RM500 (Local)/RM600 (International) per month and this is inclusive of food (3 meals a day).

Can the students cook in their hostels?

No. Food will only be served at the AIMST University Cafeteria.

International Student
What is the procedure for an international student to enroll in AIMST University?

The application details are available from the website (please click here to download the application form). The International Student Office will process the application and send the details to the Immigration Department to obtain the Student Pass. (This process will take about 3 weeks, so all applications must be received at least 4 weeks preceding the intake date.)
Application can be emailed to or via WhatsApp to +60126953060

Can I still proceed to enroll without IELTS?

English is the medium of instruction in AIMSTUniversity; therefore it is a MUST for applicants to
demonstrate English language proficiency through one of the following:
• MUET / IELTS / TOEFL/ PTE (Academic) or equivalent. (Forthe minimum scores on the English Tests listed, please check the program specifications).
• Successfully completed a prior academic program which was conducted in the English medium
(supported with an official letter from the previous institution confirming on the medium of

Can AIMST University provide airport pick-up service for international students?

Yes, upon arrival our university’s representative will be at KLIA/KLIA2 airport to receive you and proceed with your immigration clearance. You may choose to travel from KLIA/KLIA2 airport to our pick up point by any of the following method:
• Connecting flight to Penang airport (1 hr)
• ETS train to Sungai Petani station (4 hrs)
• Bus ride to Sungai Petani station (6 hrs)

Is it possible for international students to work on a part-time basis in Malaysia?

Yes, students are allowed to work during their holidays as per Ministry of Education Guidelines. However, AIMST University can also make arrangements for part-time work within the campus at other times.