Since 1994, the Institute has now grown from being a successful local player in Malaysia to establishing itself as a major regional player, with activities and overseas centres in Colombo, Sri Lanka and Panipat, India. APIIT Sri Lanka began operations in 2000.

In 1997, APIIT was the first varsity to be awarded with the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status by the Multimedia Development Corporation. In the same year, the KL City Campus of APIIT began its operations.

As a technology-centric institution, APIIT works closely over the years with leaders in the IT industry, to ensure the course delivered and knowledge provided are up to industry standards. In 1998, APIIT was appointed as SUN and Microsoft authorized training centres. In the same year, APIIT was appointed as SUN authorized Java training centre. Along the years, APIIT was appointed as SAP University Alliance Partner and Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centre in year 1999 and 2001 respectively. To ensure the benefit of students, APIIT also formed a Strategic Alliance with EPSON in year 2002.

In 2003, APIIT moved to its new premises at Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil. Since then, APIIT has continued to strive for excellence by providing quality education to local and international students.