Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

PTPTN established in 1997 provide loans to eligible students at higher learning institutions, provide saving schemes, and manage funds for higher education. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Malaysia citizen
  • Age below 45 years old
  • Programme duration must be more than 1 year
  • Registered and started the intake
  • Student with Full Scholarship coverage by any Organization/Body is not eligible to apply
  • Loan is not provided for Foundation Programme
  • Loan is only available for FULL TIME programme

Academic Requirement

Once students receive an offer letter to study at City Academy, they can apply for the PTPTN loan.

How to Apply – Online 

  • Student required to open CIMB Saving Account (under student name).
  • Student required to open SSPN Prime Account (Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional) at (min deposit RM20.00).
  • Student required to get PIN Number for PTPTN application at or purchase at any BSN counter.
  • Student may proceed to apply online at following the submission schedules.
  • Students are advised to check the details thoroughly before submission.
  • Kindly check the status of your PTPTN online application pre-approval 5-7 working days after the closing date of submission.
  • Students are required to accept the PTPTN loans offer in the online system and printing out the hardcopy documents. 

Payment Plans 

  • Students who are in the process of applying for PTPTN loan shall be registered under full, semester or monthly instalment fee payment scheme. Student who choose monthly instalment scheme are required to pay the initial fee and must continue paying their monthly instalment dues as usual until PTPTN application is approved.
  • By the date of PTPTN loan disbursement, if students have an overdue course fee, payments from PTPTN will be transferred to APU account via direct debit.
  • 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.
  • Students 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 (June & November for every year).

Documents to prepare after online pre-approval 

  • 2 duty stamps – RM10 each (purchase from any Post Office).
  • 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.
  • Leave it blank for Saksi Section.
  • Offer Letter – which will be prepared by City Academy.
  • 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 or contact the following person in charge :

Haiqal (+6018 218 9853 )

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