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Student Intake Dates for 2020
ProgrammesRegistration Date
Foundation in Science (MBBS, Dentistry & Pharmacy)
Foundation in Science (Nursing, Biotechnology,
Physiotherapy, Bioinformatics, Dental Technology,
Engineering) – (Full Scholarship scheme)
Foundation in Business
– (Full Scholarship scheme)
28 Apr (Thur)
13 June (Sat)
25 July (Sat)Closing date has been extended until 4 Sept (Fri)
Dip. Electrical & Electronic Engineering29 Apr (Wed)
11 Oct (Sun)
Dip. in Nursing01 July (Wed)
04 Oct (Sun)
Dip. in Physiotherapy29 Apr (Wed)
13 Sept (Sun)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)02 Aug (Sun)
11 Oct (Sun)
BSc. (Hons) Business & Marketing
BSc. (Hons) Finance & Management
BSc. (Hons) Management Information Systems
BSc. (Hons) Accounting & Finance
BSc. Biotechnology

BSc. (Hons) Bioinformatics
B.Eng (Hons) in E &E Engineering
18 Mar (Wed)
02 Aug (Sun)
11 Oct (Sun)
Health Care Assistant Programme06 Jan (Mon)
Post Basic in Critical Care Nursing06 Jan (Mon)
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Bachelor of Dental Technology
07 Oct (Wed)
MBBS07 Oct (Wed)
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons)04 Oct (Sun)
Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)07 Feb (Fri)
14 Aug (Fri)
MSc Human Anatomy
MSc Medical Physiology
10 Feb (Mon)
MSc Management
MSc Biotechnology
MSc Microbiology
MSc Biochemistry
MSc Pharmacy
PhD Biotechnology
PhD Microbiology
PhD Pharmacy
All year round application

* Intake dates are subject to latest updates by regulatory bodies

Faculty of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Master in Science in Medical Biochemistry
  • Master in Science in Medical Microbiology
  • Master in Science in Human Anatomy
  • Master in Science in Medical Physiology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Microbiology
Faculty of Dentistry
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Dental Technology
Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)
  • Master of Science (Pharmacy)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacy)
Faculty of Allied Health Professions
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science
Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Biotechnology)
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Technology
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Faculty of Business and Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Finance & Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business & Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Management Information System
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Business Administration
School of General & Foundation Studies
  • Foundation in Science
  • Foundation in Business

Full Scholarship

  • Foundation In Business
  • Foundation In Science (leading to Engineering, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics & Dental Technology)
Minimum Requirement
  • Foundation in Business – with 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
  • Foundation in Business & Foundation in Science (Leading To Engineering) – Automatically upon Registration.
  • Foundation in Science (leading to Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics & Dental Technology) – Automatically upon Registration. Limited Seats Available

Top Achiever Scholarship

  • Foundation In Science (leading to Medicine / Pharmacy / Dentistry)
Minimum RequirementFor SPM leaver:

  • 6A’s – 9A’s = 50%
  • 10A’s – 60%
  • 9A+ and above is 100% scholarship

For O-Level leaver:

  • 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

  • Applicable For Diploma In Nursing Only
Minimum Requirement
  • Meeting entry requirement and interview
How to Apply
  • Selected student will be call for the interview for the full sponsorship program.


  • Diploma in Physiotherapy (RM2000.00)
  • Diploma in Nursing (RM 8700.00)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Bioinformatics (RM9560.00)
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (RM4150.00)
Minimum Requirement
  • Meeting entry requirement
How to Apply
  • Automatically upon Registration


  • Applicable For All Diploma And Degree Program Only
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
HP: 012 442 2286
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.