KADS1M are given for free to students who pass all the following criteria but the government is considering to include overseas, distance-learning and part-time students:
- Currently pursuing higher education with minimum 1 year term (certificate, diploma, degree, masters, phd) in Malaysia
- Full-time students
The Star Online wrote,
|1Malaysia Student Discount Card|
Govt to extend 1Malaysia discount card to overseas and part-time Malaysian students1Malaysia student discount cards are being distributed in batches to students at local public universities since September while local private universities, colleges and other higher education institutions from October 2012 onwards.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians studying overseas and part-time students at higher learning institutions will soon be able to enjoy the benefit of the 1Malaysia Student Discount Card (KADS1M).
"However, after receiving positive feedback, the ministry is considering to extend the scope to include overseas, distance-learning and part-time students.
Rohani added that 927,397 cards have been distributed and students who had applied could collect their card by the end of the month.
Using 1Malaysia Student Discount Card, students will enjoy the benefit of up to 60% discounts at various retail outlets and shops around the country. Specific discount rates offered by participating merchants are only for selected products and services according to the terms the conditions set by the respective merchants.
Discount Highlights for 1Malaysia Student Discount Card Holders
- Desa Water Park: 15% Discount on Ticket
- Bukit Merah Laketown Resort: 10% discount for waterpark, watereco & waterpark combo
- The Lost World of Tambun: 10% discount on up to 6 entrance tickets per card
- i-City: 10% discount at Snowalk & Water World
- Clara International Beauty: 10% discount
- KLIA Transit: 30% discount on one way ticket
- Malaysia Airline System (MAS): 10% to 25% discount on Economy market fares, additional 10kg baggage allowance, parent to get 10% discount from applicable Economy market fares to parents of student for Induction and Graduation ceremonies
- FireFly: 50% discounts on Y class fare, 20kg complementary checked baggage, complementary refreshment on board
- Rapid KL: Student RapidPass 50% discount for bus 33% discount for bus, LRT and Monorail
- A&W: 50% discount on regular and large root beers
- Daily Fresh: 10% discount
- KFC: 5% discount for transaction below RM20
- Little Taiwan: 10% discount on minimum RM30 purchase from ala carte menu
- Marrybrown: 10% discount on total amount in a single receipt
- Station One Cafe: 5% discount
- The Chicken Rice Shop: Special student meal @ RM9.90nett
- Focus Point: 20% to 50% discounts on selected frames and sunglasses
- Optical 88: 5% to 10% discount
- Kinokuniya Book Stores: 10% discount on normal price book
- Koperasi Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka Malaysia Berhad: 5% - 15% discount
- MPH Bookstores: 10% discount on normal price book and stationery
- Times Bookstore: 10% discount on normal-priced books, 5% discount on stationery and magazines
- Metro Driving Academy: RM200 Discount for New Driving License Class B2 (Motorcycle below 250cc) and D (Car)
- Mydin: Special price on selected non-food items