Overall Performance of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia within OIC Region:

Based on ISC World University Rankings 2019 overall rank, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (rank=601-700) together with eight other universities ranked 16th among all OIC universities (Figure 2).

Figure 2. Overall Performance of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia within OIC Region

Performance of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in OIC/World within Each Criterion:

I. Research Criterion

Studying the performance of top OIC universities in Research criterion, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, with the Research score of 66.7, ranked 27th together with Universite de Tunis-el-Manar among all OIC universities. King Abdulaziz University, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, and King Saud University ranked 1st to 3rd respectively.

At the global scale, and in Research criterion, the score obtained by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia was 66.7 (rank=763) together with four other universities (Figure 3).

Figure 3. Score/Rank of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Research Criterion in the World

II. Education Criterion

Studying the performance of OIC universities in Education criterion, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, with the Education score of 15 ranked 10th among all OIC universities (Figure 4). Acibadem University, King Abdulaziz University, and Hitit University ranked 1st to 3rd respectively.

Figure 4. Score/Rank of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Education Criterion within OIC Universities

At the global scale, and in Education criterion, the score obtained by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia was 15 (rank=141) together with Kyung Hee University (Figure 5).

Figure 5. Score/Rank of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Education Criterion in the World

III. International Activity

Studying the performance of top OIC universities in International Activity criterion, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with the International Activity score of 75 ranked 13th among all OIC universities. King Saud University, King Abdulaziz University, and Universiti Malaya ranked 1st to 3rd respectively.

At the global scale, and in International Activity criterion, the score of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia was 75 (rank=355) together with Comenius University Bratislava, University of Canterbury, and University of Palermo (Figure 6).

Figure 6. Score/Rank of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in International Activity Criterion in the World

IV. Innovation Criterion

The last criterion in ISC World University Rankings 2019 is Innovation. Here, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with the Innovation score of 0.7 ranked 134th together with 17 other universities among all OIC universities. King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, King Saud University, and Middle East Technical University ranked 1st to 3rd respectively.

At the global scale, and in Innovation criterion, the score of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia was 0.7 (rank=1733) together with 47 other universities (Figure 7).

Figure 7. Score/Rank of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Innovation Criterion in the World