Top Public Universities In Malaysia

Top Public Universities In Malaysia : List of Government Universities in Malaysia

Malaysian Government Universities (public universities) are categorized into three groups:
A- Research Universities
B- Focussed Universities
C- Comprehensive Universities.

There are 20 Public Universities (Government Universities) comprising 5 research universities, 4 comprehensive universities, and 11 focused universities.

A- Research Universities
Fields of Study: Focus is on research
Competitive entries
Quality lecturers
Ratio of undergraduates to postgraduates is 50:50

Universiti Malaya (UM)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

B- Comprehensive Universities
Various fields of study
Competitive entries
Quality lecturers
Ratio of undergraduates to postgraduates is 70:30

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

C- Focussed Universities
(technical, education, management and defence)
Fields of Study : Focus is on research
Competitive entries
Quality lecturers
Ratio of undergraduates to postgraduates is 50:50

Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia