University of Malaya the oldest and most prestigious university in Malaysia is ranked 55 in the Times Higher Education’s 2019 Asia Pacific University Ranking.
University of Malaya rose up six spots from 61 in 2018.
The ranking consists of more than 300 universities across 13 countries in East Asia, South East Asia and Oceania
In the World University Ranking, UM is ranked between 301 and 350.
Whereas Singapore’s National Univerisity (NUS) dropped to number 2 from the number 1 spot last year.
At number 1 is China’s Tsinghua University.
Universiti Teknologi Petronas is ranked between 101 to 110, showing progress from last year where it was placed between 121 to 130.