ABOUT MALAYSIA

Malaysia is a beautiful and diverse country with many highlights. The many different regions, each with their own characteristic features, make this country the perfect destination for tourists. However, Malaysia does not entirely depend on tourism. This country’s economy has been going strong for years. A member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Malaysia has had one of the best economic records in Asia since its independence its GDP growing at an average of 6.5% per annum for almost 50 years. Malaysia has a newly industrialized market economy, ranked 4th largest in Southeast Asia and 38th largest in the world.

Geographically, Malaysia is almost as diverse as its culture. 11 states and 2 federal territories (Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya) form Peninsular Malaysia which is separated by the South China Sea from East Malaysia which includes the 2 states (Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo) and a third federal territory, the island of Labuan. The country has developed itself enormously in the past 50 years and this is clearly noticeable when visiting it. Especially in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, you will see many modern buildings, a modern light rail transit system, many luxurious shopping malls and countless expensive cars on the roads.

QUICK FACTS

  • CAPITAL: KUALA LUMPUR
  • POPULATION: 32.45 MILLION
  • CURRENCY: RINGGIT
  • LANGUAGE: MALAY
  • RELIGION: ISLAM
  • DIALING CODE: +60
  • SUMMER TEMP: 33°C
  • WINTER TEMP: 22°C

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Engineering
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Accounting & Finance

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PROGRAMS RATING
Engineering
Computer & IT
Media & Communication
Management
Accounting & Finance

Ratings based on employment and industry demand. Present political, economic and immigration situations are also considered.

Money Matters

  • Undergraduate – Rs. 5, 00,000 p.a. onwards
  • Postgraduate – Rs. 6, 00,000 p.a. onwards

An average monthly living expense is around Rs. 30000 to Rs. 50000. Living expenses cover accommodation, three meals per day, utility bills, and local travel. Though, it varies depending on the city & country you live and your lifestyle.

You can work part-time 20 hrs during their studies

Career Post Study

There is no arrangement of post-study work visa. However, you may look for opportunities before completion of the program.

Explore Malaysia

  • Malaysia is also well known for being home to branch campuses of foreign institutions at affordable tuition rates
  • 12th most preferred education destination in the world among international students according to UNESCO (2014).
  • Kuala Lumpur ranks #1 in QS Top Universities ‘Most Affordable Cities for Students in 2016′
  • Malaysia provides affordable travel within the region for students with low-cost airlines like AirAsia, AirAsia X, Cebu Pacific, Malindo Air, Tiger Airways, Scoot, and Jetstar Asia.
  • A total of 27 Malaysian public and private universities were included in the ranking, out of which 22 rank within Asia’s top 300.
  • In Malaysia, it is generally considered rude to point at people or things with the index finger. A bent index finger or thumb is used to point—or, rather, to knuckle—in the right direction.
  • Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries on Earth. It is estimated that Malaysia contains 20% of the world’s animal species.
  • The biggest roundabout in the world is located in Malaysia. The Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah in Putrajaya is 2.2 miles and has a diameter of 3.5km.
  • Some buildings in Malaysia do not have a fourth floor. They are replaced by “3A” as the sound of four (sì) is similar to the sound of death in Chinese (sĭ).
  • Malaysia has a highway of 65,877 kms which exceeds the Earth’s circumference of 40,075 kms.

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