The History of KPTM
Kolej Poly-Tech MARA (KPTM), formerly known as Kolej Yayasan Pelajaran MARA (KYPM) was established as a private higher educational institution under the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996 (Act 555) in September 2003. Managed by Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), KPTM offers a wide range of educational opportunities in the field of information technology, computer science, accounting, business management, engineering and health sciences. KPTM’s existing strength was built through its excellent track record and the merging of 2 MARA’s renowned institutions i.e. Kolej Yayasan Pelajaran MARA (KYPM) and Akademi Infotech MARA (AIM). KPTM has grown to be among the biggest Bumiputra private educational institution with more 12,500 full time students spread over 7 campuses in Kuala Lumpur as the main campus and branches in Bangi, Kuantan, Kota Bharu, Alor Setar, Ipoh, Batu Pahat and Semporna.
KPTM also established local collaboration with the public and private universities such as Universiti Teknologi MARA (1994), Universiti Putra Malaysia (1995), Universiti Malaya (1995), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (1996), Universiti Sains Malaysia (1996), Universiti Multimedia (1998), Universiti Utara Malaysia and also the Matriculation Centre, Ministry of Education Malaysia (1999). Our commitment to life-long learning and flexibilty to education are reflected in the diversity of the programmes offered through the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). Since its establishment in 1995, CCE has offered part time and distance learning programmes ranging from certificates, diplomas, degrees in a multitude of areas, as well as short courses conducted in collaboration with the local and international universities and partner institutions.
Today, KPTM is proud of its history and solid foundation that has brought continuous educational growth into the future. In recent times, we are able to extend our affordable quality programmes to many individuals in the effort to enhance knowledge and skills. It has become our absolute commitment to provide every opportunity to individuals in gaining easy access to education, besides providing holistic approach to education and training, thus assuring students a career and life enhancing investment for the future.
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA KUALA LUMPUR
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA BANGI
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA KUANTAN
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA BATU PAHAT
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA IPOH
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA ALOR SETAR
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA KOTA BHARU
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA KESEDAR
KOLEJ POLY-TECH MARA SEMPORNA