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UPM leaps in QS World University Rankings 2021

SERDANG, June 10 - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) continues to excel in the QS World University Rankings 2021, which now ranks 132nd in the world compared to 159th last year.

The leap in ranking has been a continuous improvement for seven consecutive years, thus enabling UPM to maintain its position as the second-best university in Malaysia.

This success also saw a rise of UPM's performance in almost all indicators evaluated with international student indicator scoring the highest.

This is in line with UPM's efforts to strengthen international collaboration through various international programmes.

This inspiring achievement is the result of the cooperation and commitment of all UPM community members who are committed to putting UPM in the best position in the world. This is also in line with UPM's vision of becoming a renowned university with an international reputation.

This achievement would not only help to raise the level of excellence of UPM but also contribute significantly to the community’s well-being and the country's progress.

This achievement further boosts the spirit of UPM community to continue to work towards achieving the aspirations and goals of the Global Putra 100 (PG100), which is to become among the 100 best universities in the world over the next three years.


The Strategic Plan 2021-2025 and the Transformation Plan Beyond 2025 which are currently being formulated will soon become essential platforms that will continue UPM's legacy of excellence on the international stage. 

In fact, this success further enhances UPM's desire to continue to improve its weaknesses and to reinforce its strengths by adopting a more strategic approach to further boosting its overall performance in the future.

We will continue to carry out structured efforts to benchmark our practices and performance with the best universities in the world.

The results announced on June 10, 2020, saw 1604 international universities evaluated. However, only 1002 universities from 93 countries were listed.

All 20 Public Universities (UA) have also been successfully listed in the QS World University Rankings 2021. - UPM

Date of Input: 02/07/2020 | Updated: 02/07/2020 | hairul_nizam


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