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All five Malaysian research universities in top 100 of QS University Rankings: Asia 2016

by StudyMalaysia.com on June 21, 2016 | Top Stories

All five Malaysian research universities in top 100 of QS University Rankings: Asia 2016

Another achievement for UM, UPM, USM, UKM and UTM – the five research universities of Malaysia make it to the top 100 in the latest QS University Rankings: Asia

In the latest QS University Rankings: Asia 2016 results which were released on 14 June, the five public universities in Malaysia that have been designated research university status did the country proud by making it to the top 100. All five universities were also ranked among the top 100 in 2015.
Universiti Malaya which holds the highest ranking among all Malaysian universities moved from the 29th spot last year to 27th. Many of the universities improved their ranking compared to the previous year.

QS University Rankings: Asia 2016 – rankings of institutions in Malaysia

 

        Institution

2016

2015

Top 50 Universiti Malaya (UM) 27 29
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 49 66
Top 100 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 51 49
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 55 56
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) 63 61
Top 200 Universiti Teknologi Petronas 127 151-160
Universiti Utara Malaysia 137 191-200
International Islamic University Malaysia 151 151-160
Taylor’s University 179 201-250
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) 181 201-250
Multimedia University (MMU) 193 201-250

The number one spot was retained by National University of Singapore. Here’s a quick look at the top 10 institutions in Asia.

QS University Rankings: Asia 2016 - Top 10

2016

 2015

Institution

Country/Territory

1 1 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
2 2 University of Hong Kong (HKU) Hong Kong
3 4 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore
4 5 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Hong Kong
5 11 Tsinghua University China
6 3 KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology South Korea
7 9 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
8 6 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Hong Kong
9 7 Peking University China
10 8 Seoul National University (SNU) South Korea

See full results here.

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