Malaysians in India consists of expatriates and international students from Malaysia as well as Indian citizens of Malaysian ancestry. Most of them are Malaysians of Indian origin. As of 2011, an estimated 2,500 Malaysians, mostly working for Malaysian-based companies as well as 2,000 students, reside in India, mainly in South India.
There are several hundred Malaysians in Karnataka, most of them students in Bangalore, Mangalore, Manipal and Hassan medical and engineering colleges. There are around 400 Malaysians registered in Bangalore. Most of them came there to study medicine. While most of them are students, there are also some business families in the city as well.
There are several Malaysian families and students residing in Chennai. A number of Malaysians work in the private sectors such as AZRB Construction, TDM Infrastructure, BMW, Nokia, and Hyundai. There are also Malaysian students studying in colleges such as the Saveetha Dental College, Ragas Dental College, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Sri Ramacanchra Medical College, St Joseph College and Loyola College.