Skudai, July 31st: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has once again lived up to its mark of excellence after being ranked the highest among all Malaysian universities in the Web Ranking of World Universities (Webometrics).
UTM is currently ranked at 642, leading all other Malaysian universities with USM trailing behind at 675, UMP at 745, UM at 878, UKM at 963 and UPM at 979.
With this outstanding achievement, UTM is now the top ten in South East Asia and top 100 at 89th place in Asia in the Webometrics University ranking.
The Vice Chancellor expressed his gratitude and appreciation to all staff who have diligently worked hard with dedication to make this achievement possible.
“This remarkable success is the result of your strong commitment and relentless effort to aspire and achieve the best for the university.
“With your dedication, teamwork, hardwork and strong spirit of togetherness, you have proven that we can be the best if we put our hearts and mind to achieve our goals and aspiration. We have made it once again,” he said in a statement.
UTM was ranked 920th position in January 2009, the second highest standing among Malaysian Universities just behind USM.
Since 2004, the Rankings are published twice a year (January and July), covering more than 17,000 Higher Education Institutions worldwide. Web presence measures the activity and visibility of the institutions and it is a good indicator of impact and prestige of universities.