Top Universities in Malaysia 2012 – QS University Rankings

by BerryBerryTeacher

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The top universities in Malaysia for 2012 is announced. As usual, Berry Berry Easy will summarise the findings. Same as 2011 University Ranking, Universiti Malaysia (UM) has again got the top spot in Malaysia. Read more about it here

Top Universities in Malaysia 2012 – QS University Rankings – Asia

QS Asian University Ranking

What: QS University Rankings – Asia – Top Universities in Asia
When: May 2012


  • 15 universities in Malaysia has entered the Top 300 university list in Asia as compiled by QS University Ranking: Asia.
  • Universiti Malaya (UM) remains the top in Malaysia for 2012 at No.35 in Asia.

The list of the 15 universities which made it into the Asia’s Top 300 Universities are (in no particular order):

  1. Universiti Malaya (UM)
  2. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  3. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  4. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  6. International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
  7. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  8. Multimedia University
  9. Universiti Teknologi Mara
  10. Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  11. Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
  12. Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten)
  13. Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
  14. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar)
  15. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

In general (according to QS Quacquarelli Symonds), productivity of universities is improving but quality requires further improvement. This can be done through publications in international journals.

The ranking table of the universities in Asia can be found below:

University 2009 2010 2011 2012 Average Ranking
Universiti Malaya (UM) 39 42 39 35 38.75
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 51 58 53 58 55.00
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 90 77 57 76 75.00
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 69 69 - - -
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) 82 82 76 74 78.50

What do you think of the ranking? Are Malaysian Universities on the way up? Berry Berry Easy would like to hear your views.

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