Study in Malaysia

Malaysia is a vibrant country with a population of 30 million. Malaysia is located in the center of Southeast Asia. Although, to some extent Malaysia is made up of two separate countries. On the first side is the peninsula, with its tall buildings, vast tea plantations and stunning beaches. On the other side is the area called Malaysian Bernoi, which was the home of remote tribes and forest people where you can find wild rainforests and mountains that have not been reached yet. People in Malaysia speak Malay, Chinese or Hindi, and you can talk to almost everyone in English.

Cost of Living in Malaysia:
The cost of living in Malaysia is the lowest compared to other well-known study destinations. With so many options available in terms of food, clothing and accommodation, students can find what suits their budget and desires.
Below you can find the basic list of expenses that most students find important to study in Malaysia, so you can calculate the monthly expenses through the table below. Note that these prices are average among students so if you search well, of course you will find the cheapest.
Universities in Malaysia:
International students can choose to study either in private or public universities in Malaysia. The lively city is the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. Which includes the world-famous Petronas Twin Towers. Malaysia has many highly ranked universities, including University of Malaya (UM), University of Kebangsan Malaysia (UKM), University of Putra Malaysia (UPM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Cities in the south have Johor Bahru Deh University of Technology in Malaysia (UTM), while the “Pearl of the Orient” Penang has the University of Science Malaysia (USM). Australian Curtin University and Swinburne University of Technology have found their place in exotic Sarawak, while Land Below The Wind Sabah in Sabah has University College, Tunku Abdul Rahman and University of Sabah Malaysia.
What are the best universities in Malaysia?
Below you will find the 10 best universities in Malaysia for 2021:
1- University of Malaya
2- Tunku Abdul Rahman University
3- National University of Malaysia – University of Kepangsan
4- University of Putra Malaysia
5- University of Science in Malaysia
6- University of Technology Malaysia
7- Petronas University of Technology
9- University of Uttara Malaysia
10- Taylor University

What are the conditions for studying in Malaysia?
To study in Malaysia you will have to speak English. Where English language courses will be given in the event that you have the qualification to take the (IELTS) or TOEFL test.
There are some Malaysian universities that require you to take an English language proficiency test such as TOEFL or IETLS. But don’t worry if your language is not good, most colleges in Malaysia offer English proficiency lessons to improve your English. Besides, there is no better way to learn the language than to be surrounded by native English speakers at your Malaysian university.
Generally, international students in Malaysia are not subject to any entrance exams. You can submit an application for admission using a high school diploma.
Student visa in Malaysia:
There are quite a few things that you should take into consideration in order to become a student in Malaysia. To enter Malaysia as an international student, you will need to show a Student Pass. Once you are accepted into the university you wish to attend, the university on your behalf will apply for your Student Pass. The Immigration Service will consider your application and will send you an approval letter. With this letter, you are fully prepared to board the plane and head to Malaysia, but it is important that you send the details of your trip to the university you want to attend.
A representative of your university will wait for you at an airport checkpoint for immigrants in Malaysia. There you will get a visa which will be valid for six months. The Immigration Department will also issue you a temporary transit visa (Special Pass), which you will need to obtain a Student Pass. Within two weeks after your arrival, you will be given a Student Pass.
The university must submit the following documents to the Immigration Office to obtain a Student Pass.
• An official letter from the university accepting you.
• Student application form.
• Three passport-sized personal photos
• Two copies of the passport
• A copy of your medical examination report
• A letter of guarantee from the university (Personal Bond) signed by your university, and you have to pay a certain fee for this document (between 200 to 2,000 RM, depends on which country you are from).
This may sound a bit complicated, but don’t worry because the university will take care of the whole process.