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:

Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

  1. 3 credits in SPM including Maths and good result in Physics & pass in Bahasa Melayu

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

  1. STPM
    • 2 subjects with CGPA 2.00 and above including Pengajian Am
    • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  2. A Level
    • 2 principle passes
    • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit & Bahasa Melayu is pass
  3. FOUNDATION (from APIIT or other institution)
    • Pass in related Foundation Programme (min CGPA 2.00)
    • 5 credits in SPM including Maths credit &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  4. DIPLOMA (from APIIT 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
  5. UEC
    • Min 5B’s including pass in Bahasa Melayu
  6. 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
  2. A Level
    • 2 principle passes
    • 5 credits in SPM & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  3. FOUNDATION (from APIIT or other institution)
    • Pass in related Foundation Programme (min CGPA 2.00)
    • 5 credits in SPM &  pass in Bahasa Melayu
  4. DIPLOMA (from APIIT or other institution)
    • Pass in related Diploma Programme with min CGPA 2.00
    • 3 credits in SPM & pass in Bahasa Melayu
  5. UEC
    • Min 5B’s including pass in Bahasa Melayu
  6. Others
    • Kindly see us for further details

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 Bank Islam or Bank Rakyat (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 for online application at www.ptptn.gov.my/gateway following the submission schedule as below :-

  • 1st MARCH until 15th MARCH

  • 1st JUNE until 15th JUNE

  • 1st OCTOBER until 15th OCTOBER

  • 1st DECEMBER until 30th DECEMBER

  1. Students are advised to check details thoroughly before submission. Please do not hesitate to come and see the respective person in charge for PTPTN (Mr. Hafiz, Ms. Hasnita or Mr. Shah Rezam) at Student Services or email to ptptn@apiit.edu.my

  1. Kindly check the status of your PTPTN online application pre-approval 5 working days after the closing date of submission.

  1. Student required accepting the PTPTN loans offer in the online system and printing out the hardcopies document.

  1. Student will be informed accordingly for the hardcopies and supporting documents submission which will be announced in the 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 (April & November for every year)

IMPORTANT CHECKLIST BEFORE STUDENT CAN APPLY ONLINE

  • PTPTN PIN number from Bank Simpanan Nasional
  • CIMB Saving Account
  • SSPN Account (min RM 20)
  • Student email address
  • Parent particular ( 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
  • Student’s IC copy (front and back in one page)
  • Offer Letter – which will be prepared by APIIT PTPTN staff
  • SPM certificate –  SPM slip can be use if  not more than 2 years
  • STPM / UEC / A LEVEL / Foundation / Diploma Certificate & Transcripts (need completion letter if no certificate attached)
  • CIMB Account book / statement copy/ bank slip when opening CIMB account
  • Salary slip (latest) / Income Tax Form (latest)/ Kad Pesara or Borang Pengesahan Pendapatan (parent with no proof of income and if not working)
  • Death certificate or Letter from High Court if parent is missing in action
  • Copy of semester result (if application is made during 2nd semester of studies)

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

  1. Mr. Hafiz 03-8992 5212
  2. Ms. Hasnita 03-8992 5028
  3. Mr. Shah Rezam 03-8992 5030

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)
Lot G1, Tingkat Bawah
Wisma Chase Perdana
Off Jalan Semantan
Damansara Heights
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 - 20983731
Fax: 03 - 50942769
Website: www.ptptn.gov.my