PTPTN Loan (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional)

The PTPTN government loan is open to all MQA Accredited Diploma courses for full-time students with a minimum of three (3) credits in SPM. The loan is to assist the students (Malaysian) while they are studying at Equator College.

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Pursuing full-time diploma programme in Equator College
  • Student MUST meet Equator minimum entry requirement for all the programme approved by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and Department of Private Education / Jabatan Pendidikan Swasta (JPS) and Ministry of Education (MOE) / Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM)
  • No other financial assistance (except bank loans)
  • At the time of application, student must not be in the last year of his/her programme
  • Student who obtained his/her PTPTN loan previously in other institution but failed to complete his/her study is only eligible to apply for the second time upon payment of all outstanding debts to PTPTN
  • *The maximum loan will be given if the student or parents of the student listed as a BR1M receipient
  • Other requirements/criteria as decided by PTPTN. For further information about PTPTN policy, please visit their website at

Loan Amount

Field of Study*Maximum75%50%
All ProgrammeMYR 20,400.00MYR 15,300.00MYR 10,200.00
Marketing CommunicationMYR 17,000.00 MYR 12,750.00 MYR 8,500.00
Computer Aided Design & DraftingMYR 17,000.00 MYR 12,750.00 MYR 8,500.00

Application Date

The new intakes students, the submission deadline for PTPTN loan application is as follows:

Intake Application Deadline
January / March / April 30th April
June / August 30th August

Loan Disbursement

  • Payment will be credited directly to student's Personal bank account
  • For existing students, loan disbursements by PTPTN are made twice per academic year
  • The first loan is released only after the completed agreement is received by PTPTN
  • Subsequent loan will be disbursed after PTPTN has received confirmation from Equator that the student is successful in continuing his/ her studies and has obtained a GPA of 2.0 and above

Loan Repayment

  • Maximum repayment period for the Field in Art is 15 years
  • Repayment will commence six (6) months after graduation or upon securing a job, whichever is earlier
    • Payments can be made via the following channel :
    • Cheque / bank draft / money order
    • Online payment
    • Payment at PTPTN counter
    • Salary Deduction via Inland Revenue Board (IRB)
  • 1% administrative cost per annum will be charged starting from the date of repayment
Information & Forms Download
PTPTN Online Application InformationPDF
Panduan Dan Peraturan Mengisi Dokumen Tawaran Pembiayaan Pendidikan PTPTNPDF
Borang Pembatalan Perjanjian dan Penolakan Pembiayaan Pendidikan PTPTNPDF
Borang Perubahan MaklumatPDF
Borang Permohonan Pertukaran KursusPDF