UPM Website Improves From 10th To 3rd Among IPTAs | Universiti Putra Malaysia
UPM website improves from 10th to 3rd among IPTAs


SERDANG – The relaunched Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) website was ranked third among the 12 top websites selected from the websites of 20 institutions of higher learning (IPTA) in Malaysia in 2012. This is a significant improvement from its 10th placing and four stars last year. 

UPM’s website tied with that of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) in achieving a score of 92 and five stars. The trio of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), and Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), emerged the top websites, scoring 94, while in second place with a score of 93 was Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM).

UPM was ranked eleventh out of 77 in the Overall Ranking of Portals that evaluated 554 government agency portals nationwide.

The assessment took into consideration content, usability, security, participation, and bonuses available on an Internet portal.

The year 2012 marked the 7th edition of the Malaysian Government Portals and Websites Assessment (MGPWA) conducted by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) to support government agencies and promote online services and better service delivery to the people through a web site or portal.

The myGovernment portal serves as a single gateway to government agencies in Malaysia. The MGPWA can also be considered as an indicator of the quality and efficiency of government agency portals/websites or as a referral for agencies regarding their service delivery.



News prepared by Khairul Anuar Muhamad Noh, 03-89467469 and photo by Shahrul Azli, 03-89466071

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