Famous Technical Universities in Malaysia

Nelson Mandela says “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nobody can steal education from us and this is only education which helps us to improve our lifestyle. There are a number of world-class colleges available around the world providing a high-quality and informative knowledge to the students.

If you are going to do engineering for your graduation or post-graduation, then one question may strike in your mind that which is the best technical university in Malaysia. Here is the list of some of the best and famous technical universities established in Malaysia.

  • University of Malaya

The University of Malaya is the most esteemed and oldest technical university situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. University of Malaya was established in the year 1905 and its current vice-chancellor is Professor Dr. Mohd. Amin Jalaludin. Various courses under bachelors, masters, doctorate, diploma and executive learning are available in the university. Other than engineering, some other courses are also available in University of Malaya such as dentistry, education, medicine, law, sports, science, business and accountancy. Professional and highly educated staff of around 3000 teachers are available to teach more than 20,000 students per year. This university was formed with the merger of King Edward VII College of Medicine and Raffles College. UM was also granted autonomy status by Ministry of Higher Education.

  • Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka is second among the best technical universities in Malaysia. It is public listed university situated in Durrian Tunggal, Aior Gajah, Malacca, Malaysia in and established on 1 December 2000. Academic programs available in UTeM are electrical engineering, technology management and technopreneurship, engineering technology, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering. For more details about the courses and fees structure, you can mail on UTeM email contact Vice-chancellor of Prof. Datuk Dr. Shahrin bin Sahib@Sahibuddin. There are three campuses of UTeM within Malaysia and its main campus is located in Malacca. If you want to get admission in UTeM, contact the admission department of the university at UTeM student centre email.

  • Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

Universiti Teknologi Petronas is a private university established on 10 January 1997 in Seri Iskander, Perak, Malaysia. Campus of this university is built in around 1000 acres and around 15,000 students take admission in UTP every year. Various graduate, undergraduate and postgraduate courses are available with them such as engineering, geosciences and petroleum engineering and science & information technology. Recently, UTP launched a special faculty of management and humanities. This university was founded by PETRONAS, the famous oil and gas company in Malaysia with the advice of Government of Malaysia. Some special research and development courses are also available in the university such as enhanced oil recovery, deepwater technology, carbon dioxide management, green technology, nanotechnology, bio-medical technology and sustainable resources, Also, the university was ranked on 200 position by Quacquarelli Symonds in the year 2014 in World University Ranking for chemical engineering subject.