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UTM ranks third among universities in ASEAN countries

by on June 22, 2016 | Top Stories, University Rankings

UTM ranks third among universities in ASEAN countries

In the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016 published on 21 June, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia emerged third among universities in ASEAN countries.

Other Malaysian universities in the top 10 ASEAN ranking are Universiti Putra Malaysia in 6th place, Universiti Sains Malaysia in 7th place, and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 10th place.

Top universities in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)

Asean rank Institution Country   2016 Asia Rank
1 National University of Singapore Singapore 1
2 Nanyang Technological University Singapore =2
3 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Malaysia =70
4 Mahidol University Thailand 90
5 King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi Thailand 98
6 Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia 121-130
=7 Chiang Mai University Thailand 141-150
=7 Universiti Sains Malaysia Malaysia 141-150
9 Chulalongkorn University Thailand 151–160
=10 Suranaree University of Technology Thailand 161–170
=10 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia 161–170

National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University have taken the top two spots respectively both for the ASEAN and Asia university rankings.

The top 10 universities in the THE Asia University Rankings 2016 are:

1 National University of Singapore, Singapore
=2 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
=2 Peking University, China
4 University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
5 Tsinghua University, China
6 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
7 University of Tokyo, Japan


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