Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Engineering is ranked 15th in the latest Best Global Universities rankings. - NSTP/File pic

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Engineering has been recognised as among the world’s best in the engineering studies category after being listed in the Best Global Universities rankings.

The ranking, published by leading college and universities ranking website US News & World Report, encompasses 1,500 of the world’s best universities.

UM’s Faculty of Engineering obtained 84.1 points, placing it in 15th spot behind the faculty from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland; Imperial College London, United Kingdom; Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan; and Southeast University, Nanjing, China, from 11th to 14th spot.

Apart from UM’s engineering faculty, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was also listed in 40th place.

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China secured top spot with 100 points, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US at second (92.5 points) and National University of Singapore in third place with 91.6 points.