Why Study in Malaysia for International Students and Living Costs.
Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s known for its beaches, rainforests, and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.
Malaysia is a country that yields a rich mix of cultural attractions and rapidly expanding cities filled with skyscrapers and multi-lane highways.
Education with high quality is preferred-Malaysia is ranked as the 11th most preferred country for studies by UNESCO. It has 30 years of experience in international education
Malaysian colleges and universities offer a wide variety of courses. Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are offered in various fields, including pharmacy, medicine, engineering, law, business, economics, commerce, information technology and education.
Outside the classroom, there are lots of activities you can explore. You can either visit the islands of Penang, Langkawi, Pangkor and Tioman and experience a nice beach holiday or have a look at the colorful stages of Malay history in Penang. You can also head down to the famous Batu caves, a 400-million-year-old limestone hill with a series of awe-inspiring caves and cave temples
Costs Excluding Tuition Fees
CurrencyMalaysian Ringgit (RM) 1 RM =16 INR (Approx)
Visa Fee2000 RM (One time)
Insurance500 RM (One time)
Medical Costs300 RM (One time)
Food Cost500 Rm to 600 RM (Per Month)
Accommodation350 RM to 700 RM (Per Month)
Show moneyNot required
Flight Ticket Fare
Benefits of the Country
Stay Back and PR
There is no stay back options in Malaysia for International Students
Part Time Job
All international students studying at public or private higher education institutions are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week ONLY during semester breaks or holidays of more than 7 days at restaurants, petrol kiosks, mini markets and hotels as long as their student passes remain valid. Please note that prior approval from the Department of Immigration is required.
There is no specific dress code for International students
March is the hottest month in Kuala Lumpur with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) and the coldest is January at 27°C (81°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 8 in September. The wettest month is November with an average of 290mm of rain.
There are many choices for public transport. It is easy and cheap.
Trains, Monorail and Light Rail Transport LRT, KTM and BRT
UBER and Grab Taxi services also help students for affordable and safe travels