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1. What are the documents required for application?
Answer :
Students need to submit the following documents to our office no later than 6 weeks prior to the term he/she intends to commence:
• Completed application form obtained from the Admissions Office (which we will provide to our students).
• Application Fee (Bank Draft / Telegraphic Transfer (T/T)) payable to the respective universities.
• Copy of Applicant’s Education Transcripts and Certificates (Certified True Copies).
• Experience Certificates (If Applicable)
• 8 Passport Size Photographs (BLUE background only).
• 2 CLEAR and LEGIBLE copies of Valid Passport (ALL pages). Passport must at least still be valid for another 1.5 years.
• Copy of Relevant Academic Transcripts (Certified True Copies).
• Health Report.
Please note: Applicants are advised to send in their applications at least 1.5 months before the commencement of a new intake to avoid any delays in the issuing of Student Visas.
 
2. What are the arrival procedures?
Answer :

Applicants are required to complete a meet & greet form at least one week before their departure date. The Malaysian Immigration requires a representative from the respective College or University to be present to escort the applicant through the Immigration Checkpoint. Applicants will not be allowed to pass through the Immigration Checkpoint if the college’s/university’s representative officer is absent.


Therefore, it is very important that you contact us to inform us of your arrival date and time so that we can be present with the university representative to pick you up from the airport.

 
3. What are the health Insurance requirements for Malaysia for Students?
Answer :

It is compulsory for all International Students to be covered by Hospitalisation and Surgical Insurance for the duration of their studies in Malaysia. The University/College assist in this matter or alternatively, students can choose their own Insurance policy/company.

 
4. Do I need to go through a medical examination after arriving in Malaysia?
Answer :

Yes, a Malaysian medical examination is mandatory for international students and you are required to attend and complete the medical examination only at EMGS’s approved panel of clinics/hospitals within seven (7) days from your date of entry into Malaysia.

 
5. Is it advisable to take hostel accommodation or private accommodation?
Answer :

This solely depends upon your personal choices, although most Malaysian educational institutions offer quality accommodation services at affordable rates.

 
6. Can I work while on a student pass?
Answer :

All international students studying at public or private higher educational institutions are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week only during holidays and with the prior approval of the Department of Immigration.

International students are NOT permitted to work as cashiers. In addition, in the hotel sector, international students are NOT allowed to work as singers, masseurs, musicians or GROs. International students are not allowed to engage in any job or activity deemed to be immoral.

 
7. How long will it take me to get a Visa Approval Letter (VAL)?
Answer :

It should take approximately 6 weeks upon receipt of a complete application and payment.

 
8. What is a student pass?
Answer :

A student pass is a multiple entry visa and permission to remain in Malaysia for the purposes of study at an approved institution on an approved course.

 
9. When do I get a student pass / sticker endorsed on to my passport?
Answer :

The Malaysian educational institution shall receive you at the airport on your arrival at which point your passport will be collected by them to arrange for a student pass/sticker endorsement. This normally takes not more than fourteen (14) working days, provided that all EMGS post entry requirements are fulfilled by you and the educational institution, including the medical screening requirement.

 
10. Can I bring my dependants with me?
Answer :

You are allowed to bring your dependants only if you are studying full time in Malaysia on a course/programme that is more than twelve (12) months, at the discretion of the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

 
11. Who can be my dependants?
Answer :

Your parents/guardians, spouse and your children can be your dependants.

 
12. What is medical screening?
Answer :

Medical screening is a health check that comprises of a general examination by the examining doctor, blood and urine tests and a chest x-ray examination. All international students who apply for a student pass MUST undergo a Malaysian medical screening procedure at an EMGS appointed panel clinic within seven (7) working days from the date of entry.

 
13. Why do I have to undergo a Malaysian medical screening procedure?
Answer :

It is a mandatory requirement determined by the Government of Malaysia to protect the health of Malaysian residents and to reduce the potential burden on the public health service in Malaysia. The Ministry of Higher Education (“MOHE”) has laid down criteria for the assessment of the health condition of international students which must be complied with. The criteria does allow for students to appeal any negative or abnormal results.

 
14. Who is EMGS?
Answer :
Education Malaysia Global Services (“EMGS”) is wholly owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. It is a company limited by guarantee incorporated under the laws of Malaysia and plays the following roles:
• Assisting the Ministry of Education in the implementation of policies relating to students
• Carrying out research and development in the field of education
• Collecting, publishing and disseminating student information
• Providing marketing and awareness with a view to promoting Malaysia as a global destination for education services destination for
  education services
• Facilitating an efficient, transparent and auditable process for issuing and tracking student passes
 
15. What is the minimum percentage required?
Answer :

60%marks are required for studying in most Malaysian universities. For students with lesser marks, approval can be taken.

 
16. Any IELTS &TOEFL score necessary for going to Malaysia?
Answer :

For going to study at Malaysian universities one doesn’t need to waste his/her time on preparing of IELTS or TOFEEL.

Most of the Universities do not require IELTS/TOEFL if the students education has been in English medium (as is the case with most Indian schools).

 
17. How many INTAKES are there?
Answer :

Intakes happens four/five times for Bachelors courses and three/four times for Post-graduation courses per year at Malaysian universities

 
18. What are the placements like ?
Answer :

Most of the major MNC’s of the world have their Asia-Pacific headquarters in Malaysia; therefore a lot of placements are offered through the Universities themselves. For example, HSBC, Australia is under HSBC, Malaysia. There are regular placement fairs and All major companies visit the campuses at least twice a year for placements.

98%+ placement happens before the graduation ceremony and Indian students are the first to be picked as they are an excellent English speaking resource in Asia-Pacific part of the world and Indians are known to be very hardworking.

 
19. Is degree valid in India also?
Answer :

Yes, the degree is valid in India.

 
20. What’s the process for payment of Tuition fees?
Answer :

The Bachelors student’s Tuition fees+ Miscellaneous fees are payable in a lump sum 10 days before joining the University for the First year of education. The second year onwards, it can be paid semester-wise.

For some Masters programs, the fees can be paid semester-wise. For others, the fees are paid in a lump sum for the whole course.

 
 
 

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