Ministry of Higher Education

Also known as the Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi in Malay term. Established on March 27, 2004 and started operation on July 15, 2004 in Putrajaya. Ministry of Higher Education comprised of 2 departments namely, Department of IPT Management (JPIPT) and Department of Polytechnics and Community Colleges Management. Agencies under the Ministry are LAN, PTPTN, Yayasan TAR and public institutions of higher learning. The core thrusts of the Ministry are to set up a strategic and systematic plan for higher education; to reinforce the management of higher education; to increase the capacity and participation levels in higher education; to raise the quality of higher education comparable to international standards; and to internationalise higher education in the country. The official site features list of public universities (IPTA), private universities (IPTS), polytechnic, community college; scholarship, loans and PTPTN loan repayment; online application; FAQs; tender notices; and statistics.
Notes:   Available in English and Malay versions.

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