Back in 2013, University Malaya was ranked at 167 in the QS World University Ranking and this year they have overtake 16 universities placing themselves on the 151st spot.
The QS World University Rankings is an annual league table of the top universities in the world and at the moment it is the best known and respected ranking of its kind. Not only UM gets to slip into a much comfortable spot, as University Kebangsaan Malaysia also moved to a better ranking, from 269 in 2013 to 259 this 2014.
University Teknologi Malaysia on the other hand made the most difference here. They overtook 61 universities this year putting them on the 294th position.