Kolej Teknologi Timur (KTT) is a private higher learning institution which started its operation in 1997. KTT is fully owned by Hiraki Timur Sdn Bhd. The majority shareholder of this company is Kumpulan PM Melati Sdn Bhd, a company owned by Yang Hormat Dato’ Mohd Sarit bin Hj Yusoh, former Member of Parliament for the state of Temerloh, Chairman of Kurnia Setia Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company of the State of Pahang and also former Executive Chairman of KFC Holdings (M) Bhd.
KTT started its operation with its maiden intake of GCE ‘A’ Level Programme and University Foundation Programme (UFP) with only 12 students. Graduates from these programmes were able to proceed to their first year degree in the United Kingdom. These programmes were in collaboration with David Game College, London. In 2004 and 2006 respectively, KTT signed an MOA with Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) to run their diploma programmes. KTT has campuses in Petaling Jaya and Sepang.