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Universiti Teknologi Mara

4.1 out of 5 (44 ratings / 31 reviews) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Mace of Universiti Teknologi MARA is in the form of a Malay keris (dagger) known as the Keris Agung and accompanied by a pair of long lances known as the Tombak Agung. Both items symbolise UiTM as an institution of higher learning for bumiputeras which is unique, strong and pure.

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The natural and genuine characteristics of a Malay keris in the Keris Agung represent the philosophy behind the establishment of Universiti Teknologi MARA. These were adapted from the creation of a keris known as Keris Potong Barat.

The motif on the hilt of Keris Agung is a yellow gourd flower, the hilt ring has a bamboo shoot motif and the sheath is covered with Bunga Tanjung (Mimusops Elengi).



To establish UiTM as a premier university of outstanding scholarship and academic excellence capable of providing leadership to Bumiputeras’s dynamic involvement in all professional fields of world-class standards in order to produce globally competitive graduates of sound ethical standing.


Research Management Centre (RMC)  is the research arm of the university.  Formerly known as Research Management Institute (RMI), it was created to manage research, consultancy, intellectual property protection and commercialisation.  In April 2015, RMI was renamed  Institute of Research Management & Innovation (IRMI).  Its duties are extended to initiate new research and innovation activities. IRMI has five divisions which are responsible to manage, monitor and assist in grant applications.  The divisions are Research, Consultancy, Innovation, Publication, and ICT Support.


Every individual has the ability to attain excellence through the transfer of knowledge and assimilation of moral values so as to become professional graduates capable of developing knowledge, self, society and nation.

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Student services

Administrative Offices

  • Chancellery & Corporate Communications Divison
  • Registry
  • Bursary
  • Academic Affairs Division(HEA)
  • Student Affairs Division(HEP)
  • Office of Industry, Community, Alumni & Entrepreneurship Network (ICAEN)
  • Student Intake Division
  • Legal Advisor Office
  • Centre for Stategic Planning & Information (CSPI)
  • Office of Infrastructure Development & Infostructure
  • Office of International Affairs (OIA)
  • Library (PTAR)
  • Academic Assessment Division
  • Internal Audit Division
  • Risk Management Unit
  • UiTM Press
  • UiTM Auxiliary Police
  • Integrity Unit
  • Kursi Institusi Raja-Raja Melayu
  • Mengubah Destini Anak Bangsa (MDAB)
  • Health Centre
  • Galeri Seni Tuanku Nur Zahirah (Gesturz)

Student Reviews

Perks and disadvantages of studying in a local public uni
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My overall experience was good. Tution fees are cheap and affordable. Plus all amenities are mostly available to be used. The only downside is that only natives are allowed to enroll in the university. Meaning that it’s mostly Malays and there is no Chinese or Indian students. We do have exchange students from other countries but there are only a few. Hence there is no...

Good place to study
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The level of education is satisfactory. The laboratory had sufficient equipment

UiTM law
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great lecturers but we are not exposed to any of the extra curricular activities offered.

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