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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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A Technical School began its operation at Weld Road, Kuala Lumpur in 1904 to teach Technical Assistants for the Federated Malay States Departments of Railways, Survey and Public Works. In 1941, the Technical School was elevated to a college status and in 1955, The Technical College was formed and officially opened by the British High Commisioner, Sir Donald MacGillivary. In its early years, the Technical College conducted engineering courses at diploma level in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Radio Engineering, Land Surveying, Building Architecture and Quantity Surveying. A specialised course in Automobile Engineering was offered for the transportation enforcement officers. In 1960, the Technical College upgraded its engineering courses to the Baccalaureate level, where students following the courses had the opportunities to sit for professional examinations conducted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Royal Institute of British Architects and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, UK. In 1972, theTechnical College was officially upgraded to university status with the name Institut Teknologi Kebangsaan (National Institute of Technology). Later, in 1975, the Institute was renamed as Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Today, UTM has two campuses. Its 1222-hectare main campus is located in Skudai, Johor Bahru, a...
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=303
2016
=288
2017
253
2018
  • 41.1
    Overall Score
  • 32.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 38.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.9
    Faculty Student
  • 35.2
    International Faculty
  • 51.4
    International Students
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 68.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 81.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 71.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 66.7
    H-index Citations
66
2015
=61
2016
30
2016
63
2017
25
2017
21
2018
49
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 67.6
    Overall Score
  • 60.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 69.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 97.6
    Faculty Student
  • 76.8
    International Faculty
  • 92.9
    International Students
  • 39.9
    Inbound Exchange
  • 95.7
    Outbound Exchange
  • 44.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 46.7
    Papers per Faculty
  • 28.3
    Citations per Paper
66
2015
=61
2016
30
2016
63
2017
25
2017
21
2018
49
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 41.1
    Overall Score
  • 1972
    Establishment Year
  • 253
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,613
International
356

Number of students

17,419
Postgraduate 40%
Undergraduate 60%

Number of international students

3,046
Postgraduate 89%
Undergraduate 11%
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