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Malaysia provides several scholarship opportunities for Pakistani students to pursue higher education. Organizations such as the Malaysian Government's Ministry of Higher Education and the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) offer scholarships for various academic levels, including undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs. Malaysian universities offer their scholarships and financial aid packages to attract international students, including those from Pakistan

Malaysian educational system has recently shifted towards a more dynamic learning approach using modern technologies and planning philosophies that will eventually transform their students into ace professionals.

Malaysia continues to manage the high standard education provision for its international students and aims to host 250,000 foreign students by 2025. UNESCO’s recently recognized Malaysia as one of the top 10 destinations for post-secondary education. Since 2014, Malaysia has climbed- up the UNESCO’s latest International Student Mobility Survey from 12th place to ninth.

Malaysia offers unique transnational bachelor's degree programs like  ‘2+1’ twinning and ‘3+0’ degrees, This country is nurturing over 80 universities including 20 public and 8 foreign university campuses. 

Top ten reasons why Pakistani Students avail Malaysian Scholarship Opportunities:

The standard of education and the curriculum is parallel to any other world-class institutions as the universities employ foreign qualified professors to conduct the lesson and scholarships are offered at all study levels.

1. The universities apply latest methodologies with techno –based facilities to conduct their study program.

2. English is the main language of communication for international students

3. Malaysian institutes generally charge RM 28,870.00 per year to complete a degree program which is quite low as compared other international destinations.

4. For an international student the average cost of living in Malaysia is nearly $5,000 per month .This figure is quite low where compared to western world like USA, where living expenses are not less than $10,000 per month. 

5. Malaysia offers accommodation at low prices. Mostly universities help students find accommodation. Generally around RM300 to RM450 per month are spent on accommodation.

6. Malaysia is Muslim country therefore Halal food availability is not a big deal.

7. Malaysia lies in the same continent, the travel time and airfare rates are very low than other study abroad options and the students can visit their family easily

8. There are lots of grants / funds available for the Pakistani Applicants

9. Malaysia is one of the most favorite tourist destinations and students can do some specified jobs to earn for their living.


How to apply for Malaysian Scholarships 2024                                                    

Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) has specified the minimum credits required for each scholarship programme, therefore your transcript would be well assessed by the Malaysian educational authorities to verify the eligibility criteria, and it is therefore recommended to evaluate your standings prior applying a scholarship. Once your academic status met the criteria, you can pursue the admission process by following these guidelines.

It is better to hunt the relevant Scholarships in Malaysia for Pakistani Students earlier to avoid deadline based disappointments

International students can apply  online to any Malaysian university 

Choose the institution that offers a scholarship in the relevant field

Note their dates of submission 

Search the sources that assist you in scholarship application procedures.

Prepare well to succeed the interview or entry test in the institution as per your academic requirements 

Arrange, verify and organize all mandatory documents like last academic certificate, application form a folder for stress-free submission.

Get certain about the funding issues.

Qualify the required English language proficiency test like IELTS and other Aptitudes tests with required scores

Students who are applying for private universities must confirm that the university is recognized from the government of Malaysia.


How to get Malaysian Student Visa:                                 

The Malaysian government has made the process of acquiring a student visa very simple. All the application are submitted to the Director of Pass & Permit Division of Malaysia and upon acceptance the applied candidate will get a student pass ,that actually acts as your student visa. You are then asked to submit some essential documents. Student pass fee is generally around US $17.65.

Once you are accepted for the student pass, the institution took all the responsibility of visa and other formalities however you have to make transactions to pay for your student pass and visa.


Malaysian Universities Scholarship for Pakistani Students 2024 in Malaysia 

The following list of institutes is offering grants for Pakistani candidates in Malaysia in the different graduate and undergraduate programs. Some of these institutes are as follows:                       

  •   University Malaya

  •   University Putra Malaysia

  •   University Sains Malaysia

  •   Al-Madina International University

  •   Multimedia University

  •   MaraUniversity Malaysia

  •   Sains Islam Malaysia

  •   HELP University

  • QS Ranking

  • Universiti Malaya (UM) 146

  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)    289

  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) 303

  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 312

  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)   331

  • International Islamic University Malaysia   551-600

  • Universiti Teknologi MARA – UiTM      701+

  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)     701+

Hence provision of most economical world class education with all accessible accommodation facilities has ranked Malaysian Scholarships on top for a Pakistani student seeking to study abroad. Never miss a chance to explore the cultural diversity dispersed throughout the country.

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Scholarship Name Country Education Level Apply By
Malaysia Undergraduate 01 Aug 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 30 Jun 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate, Post-Graduate 01 Jul 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 01 Jun 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 01 May 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 01 May 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 22 Feb 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate, Post-Graduate 15 Feb 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 15 Feb 2024
Malaysia Doctoral, Post-Graduate 01 May 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 07 Jan 2024
Malaysia Undergraduate 31 Dec 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate, Post-Graduate 31 Dec 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 27 Oct 2023
Malaysia Post-Graduate 31 Dec 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 16 Aug 2023
Malaysia Post-Graduate 07 Jul 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 15 Aug 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 15 Aug 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 15 Aug 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate, Post-Graduate 30 Jun 2023
Malaysia Undergraduate 20 May 2023

Latest Universities in Malaysia

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Al-Madinah International University (MEDIU) Al-Madinah International University, Pusat Perdagangan Salak II, No. 18, Jalan 2/125e, Taman Desa Petaling, 57100 Kuala Lumpur
Albukhary International University (AIU) Albukhary International University (AIU) Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, 05200, Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Wawasan Open University (WOU) Wawasan Open University [DU013(P)] 54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah 10050 Penang Malaysia
Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Kampar Campus Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat 31900, Kampar, Perak

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