AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia
Asia Institute of Medical, Science and Technology is a non-for-profit private university in Malaysia. The university is well known by the acronym AIMST University. It was established under a foundation called Maju Institute of Education Development a not-for-profit organisation. The University was built by MIC to help Malaysian Indian students to continue their study in tertiary education in the field of medical and science. But, now the majority of the students come from Malaysian Chinese.
AIMST University is registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia, as a tertiary educational institute under Sections 38 and 39 of the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act of 1996. It formally began its operations on 30 October 2001, coinciding with its registration with the Department of Private Education under the Ministry of Higher Education.The university now offers more than 32 programmes which include foundation, undergraduate as well as postgraduate degree programmes covering numerous disciplines of study and research.Those programmes are accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency & Ministry of Higher Education and recognised by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Aimst was rated tier 5 (Excellence) for Malaysia Quality Agency SETARA Rating 2011, SETARA Rating 2013 & Malaysia Quality Agency(MQA) D-SETARA Rating 2012 for Medical Science. Aimst also was rated tier 4 for Malaysia Quality Agency D-SETARA Rating 2012 for Medical, Pharmacy and Dentist.
- Rated under tier 4 by Setara ’09
- Registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia
- Most of the degree programmes are drawn from the University of Bristol in the U.K
- Provides quality technical education at an affordable price