In the latest QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking
2020 released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, three Malaysian universities are
listed among the top 50 outstanding young universities, and all are among the
The three universities are Universiti Putra Malaysia (12th), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (13th) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (17th).
The ranking which is compiled according to the same methodology used for QS World University Rankings, measures the performance of universities under 50 years of age.
According to the statement released by QS, like the overall QS World University Rankings announced earlier, the QS Top 50 Under 50 results emphasised the enhancement of Malaysian higher education. It added that in the 2016’s edition of the rankings, while four Malaysian universities were featured, none were among the world’s top 20.