What is MySTEP?

  • MySTEP is a programme announced by the Minister of Finance which provides trainings and short-term placements in Public Sector as well as Government Linked Companies (GLCs) and its strategic partners.
  • There are two tracks available under MySTEP namely:
    1. Public Sector
    2. GLCs and Strategic Partners
  • The Service Contract Duration of MySTEP is:
  • Public Sector GLCs and Strategic Partners
    1 – 12 Months 6 – 12 Months
  • MySTEP personnel can be appointed to perform any scope of work stipulated according to the needs of the Ministry/ Department/ GLCs/ Strategic Partners.
  • The actual wage rate offered is based on the type and complexity of the work required by the Ministry/ Department/ GLCs/ Strategic Partners:
  • Type/ Complexity of Tasks based on Academic Equivalent Public Sector Rate(RM) GLCs / Strategic Partners Minimum Rate* (RM)
    Bachelor’s Degree Equivalent 2,000 2,000
    Diploma/ Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia Equivalent 1,800 1,800
    Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Equivalent 1,600 1,600
    No Sijil Pelajaran Malaysian Equivalent 1,400 -

    *Note: The actual rate is subject to each GLC’s placement programme

  • The placement of MySTEP personnel are based on output and not subjected to time / place / schedule of duty as applicable to public officers.
    1. For GLCs, the placement is based on each respective GLCs’ placement programme.
  • MySTEP personnel placed in Public Sector are not government officers and are not subject to Peraturan-Peraturan Awam 2021, Perintah-Perintah Am or other regulations enforced on public officers.
  • Other entitlements available to MySTEP personnel are:​
  • Entitlements Public Sector GLCs / Strategic Partners
    Annual Leave 12 days per year Subject to Each Respective GLCs’ Placement Programme
    Sick Leave 14 days per year Subject to Each Respective GLCs’ Placement Programme
    Social Protection EPF and SOCSO contributions EPF and SOCSO contributions where applicable

Who is eligible for MySTEP?

Public Sector GLCs and Strategic Partners
Malaysian Citizen Malaysian Citizen
18 years and above 18 years and above
School Leavers/ SPM holders/ Diploma holders/ Degree holders and above SPM holders/ Diploma Holders/ Degree Holders and above
Unemployed Unemployed


How do I apply for MySTEP?

  • Applicants may apply directly to the respective ministries or participating GLCs.
  • The list of vacancies can be found through the following links:
    1. Khazanah​
    2. Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB)​
    3. Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)​
    4. Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja / Employees Provident Fund