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Universiti Malaysia Perlis
|Motto||Knowledge, Sincerity, Excellence|
|Established||25 July 2001|
|Chancellor||Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail, Raja Muda Perlis , Tengku Amiruddin Shah ( Raja Kecil Besar Selangor ) |
|Vice-Chancellor||Dato' Prof Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal|
|Campus||Main campus in Pauh Putra Arau|
Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is a Malaysian public institution of higher learning located in Perlis. It was previously known as Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia (English: Northern Malaysia University College of Engineering). It was established as the 17th Public Insititution of Higher Learning in Malaysia on 25 July 2001. Brigadier General Datuk Prof. Emeritus Dr. Kamarudin Hussin is the first and current Vice-Chancellor is Dato' Prof. Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal.
UniMAP began its operations at a temporary campus in Kubang Gajah, Arau, Perlis on 2 May 2002. Curriculum development, physical development and recruitment activities began shortly after the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor on 16 February 2002. The first intake of 119 students for the academic session 2002/2003 began on 20 June 2002.
Initially offering two programmes, UniMAP now offers 6 Diploma programmes, 37 Bachelor's Degree programmes, 20 Master's Degree programmes and 12 Doctor of Philosophy programmes for almost 10,000 students. Located in the north of Peninsular Malaysia, UniMAP has a distributed campus with 30 locations across the state of Perlis.
UniMAP permanent campus covers three locations:
The first and current Chancellor is the DYTM Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail who was appointed on the 1" September 2003 by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Dipertuan Agong.The Pro Chancellor is the DYTM Raja Puan Muda Perlis, Tuanku Hajjah Lailatul Shareen Akashah Khalil.
The university Board of Directors is chaired by Yang Berbahagia Dato' Prof. Emeritus lr. Dr. Zainai bin Mohamed. UniMAP's management is helmed by a Vice Chancellor appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and is aided by three Deputy Vice-Chancellors, namely the Deputy Vice- Chancellors of Academic and International, Research and Innovation, and Student Affairs and Alumni. The Registrar, the Bursar and the Head Librarian also make up UniMAP's top management.
|2013||201-250||QS Asian University Rankings|
|2014||201-250||QS Asian University Rankings|
|2015||201-250||QS Asian University Rankings|