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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities. 

PhD Programmes



Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established in 1997 and has grown to be one of the most prominent private universities in Malaysia.  


  • UTP is an institute of higher learning. We provide opportunities for the pursuit of knowledge and expertise for the advancement of engineering, science and technology to enhance the nation's competitiveness.
  • Our objective is to produce well-rounded graduates who are creative and innovative with the potential to become leaders of industry and the nation.
  • Our aim is to nurture creativity and innovativeness and expand the frontiers of technology and education for the betterment of society.


As an educational institution that is heavily invested in research and innovation, RMC serves as an establishment to manage and facilitate activities related to R&D in-line with UTP's vision. The centre is also tasked to source and manage funds to ensure all research activities are sustainable and objective-driven.


  • You are required to set up a personal profile in order to apply for any position.
  • After your profile is created you may apply to any position listed in the portal.
  • Once the application process is complete, you will be able to check the status of your application in the system. 

University Ranking

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Student services

UTP is commited to provide support and foster student intellectual and personal growth and help to explore and experience the different aspects of student life. There are three categories of Student Affairs & Alumni Office: 

  • Student Support Services
  • Accommodations
  • An-Nur Islamic Centre

Housing services

Our campus grounds and facilities are designed to provide easy, unhindered access to disabled members of our student community and faculty.

Library services

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Information Resource Centre nicknamed IRC was established in July 1997 as a support centre for academic activities of the university. Housing an approximately 210,000 volumes of items, the collection comprises of a wide variety of printed and non-printed materials ranging from books, periodicals, in-house reports, audiovisuals and multimedia. 

Medical services

The wellbeing and health of our students and faculty are among our top priorities. UTP has its very own health centre – staffed by experienced medical personnel – to provide emergency and routine health services 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Student Life

Campus life

Our campus grounds and facilities are designed to provide easy, unhindered access to disabled members of our student community and faculty.

Sports facilities

Apart from ensuring students have access to world-class academic facilities, UTP also makes physical fitness and co-curricular competitiveness a priority. All students will enjoy full access to an array of sports and recreation facilities in our dedicated sports complex, these include swimming pool, kayaks, soccer field.

Student clubs

Get involved, meet like-minded students and do a good deed or two. There are over 50 active student societies to choose from to provide the occasional respite from academic responsibilities.


All Engineering programmes are accredited by Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC).

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