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Award Description

Industry-based PhD Programme or Industrial PhD at UTM an attractive alternative to the conventional PhD, being better suited to the needs of the industry, and providing a more vocationally oriented doctorate with industrial relevance. It is highly flexible and able to accommodate candidates from all levels of management. It is a full-time postgraduate programme where candidates have the opportunity to spend most of their time carrying out the research at their respective organisations or industries.

Award Requirements

  • Selection of candidates from industry are through discussions between IPPT & Industry.
  •  Application is open to all Malaysian citizens who are working in the industry .
  • Applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent recognized by the university ; OR The applicant holds a Bachelor and industry experience in the relevant field . ( Subject to the terms of the Recognition of Prior Learning ( RPL ) set by the Agency Malaysian Qualifications Agency ( MQA ) , and the conditions set by IPT ) .
  • Memorandum of Understanding between AMDI & Industry ( MOU ) ; includes a common interest , namely, between HEIs and industry
  • Memorandum of Understanding between AMDI & Industry and candidate information submitted to the Division Scholarships , Ministry of Higher Education for funding process 

Guides regarding Industrial Phd and how to apply:

  1. Industrial PhD Programme. 
  2. Online Application PhD Industry
  3. MyPhD Industry Application Flowchart
  4. MyPhD  Industry Application Process through esp By MOHE
  5. Industrial Phd Proposal (Example Template)

How to Apply

The application form is available from :-



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shreeshivadasan

School of Graduate Studies

Level 8, Menara Razak

UTM Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra

54100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 03-21805178

Fax : 03-21805188

Email : shreeshivadasan.kl@utm.my

Claim Purpose

Students may apply the Incentive Publication Claim as a endorsements from the university for the research publications that they have produced.

Claim Payments

Below are the maximum value in claims that a student can apply for Incentive Publications:

  • Q1 : RM500.00
  • Q2: RM400.00
  • Q3: RM300.00
  • Q4: RM200.00

Application is subject to the availability of the allocation approve by the University.

Claim Criteria

Below are the criteria required in making Incentive Publications Claims:

  • Applicant must be First Student Author and Supervisor(s) must be one of the authors.
  • Students are registered as PhD/Master by Research.
  • Published paper must have volume no. and page no.

How to Apply

The application form is available from :-



Sekolah Pengajian Siswazah

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

81310 UTM Johor Bahru

Johor Darul Takzim

(U/P : Bahagian Penyelidikan dan Biasiswa)

Tel : 07-553 7782/7595/7816

Fax : 07-553 7800

Email : sps.scholarship@utm.my