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World Ranking of Malaysian Universities | New Evaluation

World Ranking of  Malaysian Universities
World Ranking of Malaysian Universities

Students who want to study in Malaysian universities often examine the Malaysian universities ranking in the world as well as the educational quality of the Malaysian universities. so,World Ranking of  Malaysian Universities are very important for many students.

World ranking of universities in the world is examined every year by the QS Institute; QS Institute evaluates the ranking of world universities according to the following criteria:

  1. The educational quality of each university and each discipline
  2. The number of foreign students
  3. The city where the university is located
  4. The facilities available on the website of each university
  5. The number of scientific papers presented by students of the university

According to these criteria, the Institute annually ranks the world’s 1000 top universities; the latest assessment of the Institute has been in 2016 and on the list of the world’s 1000 top universities in 2016 there are 7 Malaysian universities that the world ranking of these 7 universities is in the following table. 

World Ranking of  Malaysian Universities 2016
Name of the University Rank
Universiti Malaya (UM) 133
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 270
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia ( UTM) 288
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 302
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 330
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) 601
Universiti Teknologi Petronas (Petronas) 610
Universiti Teknologi MARA – UiTM 701
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 715


If you personally want to see the world ranking of universities in Malaysia click here to login to QS Institute site. When you logged in to the site, click University Rank then View the QS world university Ranking and select Malaysia from Filter By Location and then you can see the list of universities in Malaysia that are ranked under 1,000. On QS site you can check all of the following:

  • Rank of the universities of Malaysia in the world
  • Rank of the universities of Malaysia in Asia
  • Rank of the universities of Malaysia in Malaysia
  • Rank of each school in the universities of Malaysia
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