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|#137 of 5,830||In Asia|
|#4 of 45||In Malaysia|
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* Putra Malaysia University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.
We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.
Acceptance rate & Admissions
|Admissions Requirements||Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM). Diploma: Malaysian Certificate of Education (MCE)/Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM). Undergraduate: higher school certificate (HSC)/Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan (STPM)|
|Academic Calendar||May to March (May - September; November-March)|
|Full time employee||5,000|
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|Bachelor's Degree||Accountancy, Agriculture, Arabic, Architecture, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chinese, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, French, German, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Malay, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Natural Sciences, Technology, Veterinary Science|
|Master's Degree||Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Applied Linguistics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Malay, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Physics, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Soil Management, Sports, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Tourism, Transport Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education|
|Doctor's Degree||Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Agronomy, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Aquaculture, Arabic, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Design, Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Farm Management, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Forest Management, Forest Products, Forestry, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geological Engineering, Gerontology, Government, Haematology, Harvest Technology, Health Administration, Histology, Home Economics, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Immunology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Islamic Law, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Malay, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Parasitology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Music, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Packaging Technology, Paper Technology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pest Management, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Road Engineering, Rural Studies, Safety Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Psychology, Software Engineering, Soil Management, Soil Science, Sports, Statistics, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education, Water Science, Wildlife, Zoology|
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Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman
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- 1965-.. (age 57)
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|Alternative names||UPM |
Universiti Putra Malaysia
|Accreditation||Ministry of Higher Education; Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); Public Service Department|
|Motto||Berilmu Berbakti |
With Knowledge We Serve
|Colors||red, grey, white|
|Affiliations and memberships||Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) |
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)
Location and Contacts
|Address|| Universiti Putra Malaysia |
Seri Kembangan, Selangor, 43400
|Phone||+60 (3) 8946 6000|
|Fax||+60 (3) 8948 7273|