Programmes Intake Date Commencement Date Intake Closing Date

Foundation in Science
Foundation in Science(Leading to Biotech, Phisio, Bioinformatics, Dental Technology, Engineering)
(Full Scholarship Scheme)
Foundation in Business
(Full Scholarship Scheme)

10 Apr(Wed)
15 May (Wed)
24 July (Wed)

15 Apr (Mon)
21 May (Tues)
29 July (Mon)

24 Apr (Wed)
30 May (Wed)
7 Aug (Wed)

Dip. Electrical & Electronic Engineering

10 Apr (Wed)
6 Aug (Tues)

17 Apr (Wed)
13 Aug (Tues)

24 April (Wed)
20 Aug (Tues)

Dip. in Nursing
Dip. in Physiotheraphy

4 Apr (Thur)
11 Sept (Wed)

11 Apr (Thur)
18 Sep (Wed)

18 April (Thur)
25 Sep (Wed)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons)

1 Aug (Thur)
7 Oct (Mon)

8 Aug (Thur)
14 Oct (Mon)

15 Aug (Thur)
21 Oct (Mon)

BSc. (Hons) Business & Marketing
BSc. (Hons) Finance & Management
BSc. (Hons) Management Information Systems
BSc. (Hons) Accounting & Finance
BSc. (Hons) Biotechnology
BSc. (Hons) Internal Auditing & Management
BSc. (Hons) Bioinformatics
BEng (Hons) in E&E Engineering

19 Mar (Tues)
1 Aug (Thur)
7 Oct (Mon)

26 Mar (Tues)
8 Aug (Thur)
14 Oct (Mon)

2 Apr (Tues)
15 Aug (Thur)
21 Oct (Mon)

Health Care Assistant Programme

2 Jan 2019(Wed)

2 Jan 2019(Wed)

2 Jan 2019(Wed)

Post Basic in Critical Care Nursing

4 Mar (Mon)
11 Sept (Wed)

11 Mar (Mon)
18 Sept (Wed)

11 Mar (Mon)
25 Sept (Wed))

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Bachelor of Dental Technology

11 Sept (Wed)

18 Sept (Wed)

25 Sept (Wed)


11 Sep (Wed)

18 Sept (Wed)

25 Sept (Wed)

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons)

7 Oct (Mon)

14 Oct (Mon)

21 Oct (Mon)

Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)

22 Feb (Fri)
16 Aug (Fri)

1 Mar (Fri)
23 Aug (Fri)

8 Mar (Fri)
30 Aug (Fri)

MBA (General)

18 Jan (Fri)

25 Jan (Fri)

1 Feb (Fri)

MSc Human Anatomy
MSc Medical Physiology

11 Feb (Mon)

18 Feb (Mon)

25 Feb (Mon)

MSc Management
MSc & PhD Biotechnology
MSc & PhD Microbiology
MSc & PhD Pharmacy
MSc Biochemistry

All year around

All year around

All year around


Foundation Studies
AIMST grants scholarships and awards to deserving and academically excellent students in recognition of their interest and achievements as follows:

Full Scholarship for Foundation in Business *
This scheme is available for all qualified candidates (meeting entry requirement) who pursue the AIMST Foundation in Business course leading to:

  • BSc. (Hons) Business & Marketing
  • BSc. (Hons) Finance & Management
  • BSc. (Hons) Management Information Systems
  • BSc. (Hons) Accounting & Finance (IPA Australia Recognition)

Full Scholarship for Foundation in Science (Physical Science) *
This scheme is available for all qualified candidates (meeting entry requirement) who pursue the AIMST Foundation in Science (Physical Science) course leading to:

  • BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Accredited by EAC, in compliance with Washington Accord)

Top Achievers Scholarship for Foundation in Science *
This award is given to all qualified candidates who pursue the AIMST Foundation in Science course leading to:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Biotechnology
  • Physiotherapy

EPF Request Form

Clik here to download... * Kindly submit the request form to Scholarship and Financial Support Unit for further processing.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies

Students may apply for financial aid from the following:

Students will have to contact the respective organizations for details and application forms.

Scholarships, loans and grants are also offered for local and international students by other private, government and non-government organizations.

More information is available on scholarships and loans for local and international students besides those already mentioned above.

For further information, please contact:
Scholarship and Financial Support Unit (for local students) - Tel: 604-4298109 / 604-4298044 or E-mail:
International Office (for international students) - Tel: 604-4298000 Ext: 1259 or E-mail:

*Terms and Conditions apply



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.


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.)

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

Yes, provided students send their flight details to the International Student office early. They will be met on arrival at the airport and accompanied to the campus by an AIMST University representative.

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.