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National Higher Education Fund / Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

The National Higher Education Fund / PTPTN was established under the National Higher Education Act 1997 (Act 566) with the main objectives to provide loans to eligible students at higher learning institutions, provide saving schemes, and manage funds for higher education.

Eligibility criteria :

In order to apply for PTPTN loan, the student has to meet the following criteria:

  • Malaysia citizen
  • Age below 45 years old
  • Programme duration must be more than 1 year (Degree Level 3 student are not eligible to apply)
  • Registered and started the intake
  • Loan is not provided for Foundation Programme
  • Loan is only available for FULL TIME programme

Academic requirement :

Diploma programmes:

  1. Diploma in Business with IT / Diploma in Accounting/ Diploma in Business Administration
  • 3 credits in SPM + pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • 3 credits in SPM including Maths and good result in Physics & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. Diploma in Information & Communication Technology
  • 3 credits in SPM including Maths + pass in Bahasa Melayu

Degree Programmes (for all B Sc/ IT related courses):

      a. STPM

  • 2 subjects with CGPA 2.00 and above including Pengajian Am
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. A Level
  • 2 principle passes
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit & Bahasa Melayu is pass
  1. FOUNDATION (from APU or other institution)
  • Pass in related Foundation Programme (min CGPA 2.00)
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. DIPLOMA (from APU or other institution)
  • Pass in related Diploma Programme with min CGPA 2.50
  • 3 credits in SPM including Maths & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  • 3B’s in UEC including Maths
  1. UEC
  • Min 5B’s including pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. Others
  • Kindly see us for further details

Degree programmes (for all BA / Business programmes):

  1. STPM
  • 2 subjects with CGPA 2.00 and above including Pengajian Am
  • 5 credits in SPM & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. A Level
  • 2 principle passes
  • 5 credits in SPM & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. FOUNDATION (from APU or other institution)
  • Pass in related Foundation Programme (min CGPA 2.00)
  • 5 credits in SPM &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. DIPLOMA (from APU or other institution)
  • Pass in related Diploma Programme with min CGPA 2.00
  • 3 credits in SPM & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. UEC
  • Min 5B’s including pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. Others
  • Kindly see us for further details

Degree programmes (for all B Eng / Engineering  programmes):

  1. STPM
  • 2 subjects with CGPA 2.00 and above including good result in Maths and Physics
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths and  good result in Physics &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. A Level
  • 2 principle passes and good result in Maths & Physics
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths and  good result in Physics &  Bahasa Melayu is pass
  1. FOUNDATION (from APU)
  • Pass in related Foundation Programme (min CGPA 2.00)
  • 5 credits in SPM including Maths and  good result in Physics &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  1. DIPLOMA or Higher National Diploma (from APU or other institution)
  • Pass in related Diploma Programme with min CGPA 2.00
  • 3 credits in SPM including Maths & good result in Physics & pass in Bahasa Melayu

Guidelines how to apply PTPTN LOAN online application :

  1. Student required to open CIMB Saving Account (under student name).
  2. Student required to open SSPN Account (Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional) at Maybank or PTPTN Branch in MINES or TBS (which costs approximately RM20.00).
  3. Student required to get PIN Number for PTPTN application at Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) costs at RM5.00.
  4. Student may proceed to apply online at www.ptptn.gov.my/gateway following the submission schedule as below :-
  • 1st APRIL until 30th APRIL
  • 1st MAY until 30th MAY
  • 1st SEPTEMBER until 30th SEPTEMBER
  • 1st OCTOBER until 30th OCTOBER
  1. Students are advised to check the details thoroughly before submission. Please do not hesitate to come and see the respective person in charge for PTPTN (Mr. Hafiz and Ms. Nor Firdaus) at Student Services or email ptptn@apu.edu.my.
  2. Kindly check the status of your PTPTN online application pre-approval 5 working days after the closing date of submission.
  3. Student required accepting the PTPTN loans offer in the online system and printing out the hardcopy documents.
  4. Student will be informed accordingly for the hardcopies and supporting documents submission which will be announced in Webspace after getting the pre-approval.

Course fee payment options :

  • Student in the process to apply for PTPTN loan shall be registered under the semester or monthly installment fee payment scheme and required to pay initial fees
  • Student must continue paying their monthly installment dues as normal until PTPTN application is approved
  • Estimated time to get the first payment upon PTPTN pre-approval is around 2 months
  • PTPTN will only disburse the payment for student who obtained minimum GPA 2.00 and above for every semester
  • Student who failed to get the GPA 2.00 will not receive the PTPTN loan and will have to make own arrangement to pay for the course fees
  • Payment schedule for PTPTN disbursement is only twice a year (May & November for every year)

IMPORTANT CHECKLIST BEFORE STUDENT CAN APPLY ONLINE

  • PTPTN PIN number from Bank Simpanan Nasional
  • CIMB Savings Account
  • SSPN Account (min RM 20)
  • Student email address
  • Parent particulars ( full name, IC number, EPF number, Income Tax number, income per month – gross & net pay after deduction must be the same as in the salary slip)
  • SPM / STPM / UEC / A Level / Foundation (CGPA) / Diploma result (CGPA)
  • Course Info – Diploma or Degree (kindly refer as above)
  • Intake date – must be same with the offer letter
  • Matriks No : Student ID No. eg TP012241

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS – AFTER GETTING ONLINE PRE-APPROVAL

  • 2 duty stamps – RM10 each
  • Complete the agreements 2 set (sign and write date on the required fields-use black ball pen for both).
  • Date must be same for both agreements.
  • 1 set of PTPTN Online Application Summary (Log in and click the "Cetak Maklumat" link to print).
  • Offer Letter – which will be prepared by APU PTPTN staff.
  • CIMB Account book / statement copy/ bank slip when opening CIMB account (if the account number is different with the PTPTN online submission).

For more information please email to ptptn@apu.edu.my or contact the following person in charge :

  1. Mr. Hafiz 03-8992 5212
  2. Ms. Nor Fidaus 03-8992 5113

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)
Tingkat Bawah, Menara PTPTN,
Blok D, Megan Avenue II,
No.12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng,
50450 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03 - 20804455

Website: www.ptptn.gov.my