Universiti Malaysia Pahang Wiki

By | March 19, 2018

Universiti Malaysia Pahang Wiki

Universiti Malaysia Pahang Wiki,below is Universiti Malaysia Pahang Wiki
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) ([University of Malaysia, Pahangerror: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a public technical university in Pahang, Malaysia. It was formerly known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan dan Teknologi Malaysia (English: University College of Engineering & Technology Malaysia) (KUKTEM).
On 28 November 2015, UMP had been granted an autonomous status where controls towards the financial, human resources and administration had been fully passed to the university.


UMP was established as a public technical university by the Malaysian government on 16 February 2002. Incorporated under the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 by the Royal Decree of His Majesty the Yang DiPertuan Agong, Kolej Universiti Kejuruteran & Teknologi Malaysia (KUKTEM) was set up as a technical university, specialising in engineering and technology. The university college operates on a temporary campus in Gambang, Pahang. The temporary campus was formerly an industrial complex owned by MEC. The university’s permanent campus is located in Pekan, which is under construction.
On 8 October 2006, the Malaysian government agreed to rename KUKTEM to Universiti Malaysia Pahang
The university consists of 19 departments/units and 10 faculties (some are known as centres).Departments/units

  • Human Resources Department
  • Academic Staff Development Centre
  • Audit Unit
  • International Office
  • Corporate Communication Unit
  • Finance Unit
  • Academic Management Office
  • Student Affairs Department
  • Information & Communication Technology Centre
  • Islamic Center
  • Knowledge Management Centre
  • Legal Unit
  • Research Management Centre
  • Office of Development & Asset Management
  • Quality Unit
  • Institute of Postgraduate Studies
  • Sports Centre
  • Rumah Bujang Kaigeh


  • Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering Technology
  • Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology
  • Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
  • Faculty of Civil & Earth Resources Engineering
  • Centre for Modern Language & Human Sciences
  • Centre for Technology Management


UMP Pekan Library in front of the Lake.

Facilities provided include:

  • The dormitory is known as Kolej Kediaman in Malay (Residence College in literally-translated English). The dormitory is divided into two:
    • Student Residence Complex 1 and 3 consists of 15 blocks, eight for male students and seven for female students. Each block consists of four floors, each with 12 rooms, two study rooms and washrooms. Four students are assigned to each room.
    • Student Residence Complex 2 is a new dormitory complex consisting of terrace houses, named Kompleks Kediaman Gambang Perdana. It is for male students only. There first year and above male students are assigned there. This type of residence gives a special environment because students must manage the house provided to them.
    • Student Residence Complex 4: UMP rented shoplots to accommodate the increasing number of students. Next to Lebuhraya Tun Razak, it consists of blocks A, B, and C.
    • Student Residence Complex 5: an apartment style dormitory, it was the first residence complex built in UMP Pekan. It consists of three blocks: Block A, B, C, D, and E is the male dormitory while F, G, H, and I are for female students. It is occupied by mechanical, electrical, and manufacturing students as they are the early group of faculties which were placed at UMP Pekan before all faculties are to be transferred to UMP Pekan Campus by 2016.
  • Internet access: almost all area in the campus has Wi-Fi coverage In addition there are LAN ports for students to connect to the Internet via LAN cable at locations such as dormitory study rooms and library. The university has fixed the LAN ports in every room in each hostel.
    • Malaysia’s main ISP (Internet service provider), TMNET, provides wireless internet access service. Known as TMNET Hotspot, it provides a higher speed wireless Internet access at limited locations for 19 Malaysian ringgit per month.
  • Library: The library in UMP Pekan was built by a lake, making UMP Pekan bearing the nickname UMP Lakeside Caampus.
  • Lecture halls/rooms
  • Labs (separated according to faculties).
  • Cafeteria
  • Sport facilities — field, gym, basketball court, badminton court etc.
  • Mosque
  • Clinic

UMP Pekan Campus

Equipped with

  • Student Centre
  • Hostel and Cafeterias
  • Lakes for water activities (e.g.: kayak)
  • Free WiFi
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Library
  • Clinic


Year Rank Valuer
2013 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings
2014 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings
2015 251-300 QS Asian University Rankings

Notable Figures

The alumni and student of Universiti Malaysia Pahang excelled in various fields, among the notable figures are

  • Syed Mohamad Hamzah al-Junid, Chairman of AJ Infinite (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Presence in media

The main campus were the set for a television comedy, Namaku Bedah (2017).


  • Twitter
    • The official Universiti Malaysia Pahang Twitter account is https://twitter.com/umpmalaysia
    • UMP may also be discovered through hashtag #UMPGambang, #UMPPekan, #UMPGambangCity, and #UMPLakeSide