|Written by Administrator|
|Tuesday, 26 February 2013 00:00|
Polytechnic Malacca (PMK) formerly known as Polytechnic Kota, Malacca (PKM). But not many know that it was known as Polytechnic Merlimau Melaka. This is because earlier planning was only one polytechnic to be established in Malacca. However, during the process of waiting for Polytechnic Merlimau campus to be completed, the temporary placement was used to form another polytechnic . It was known as Polytechnic Kota Melacca as it was built in strategic location and close to the city in Kota Melaka DUN area.
Besides Polytechnic Merlimau Melaka, PKM (at that time) too, shared administration affairs with Bukit Beruang Community before moving to its own building in Bukit Beruang, Melaka.
Polytechnic Malacca whitch was the 11’th polytechnic in Malaysia was established on January 1, 1999 by the Ministry of Education. It consists of 25 units of shop lots where 13 units were bought and another 12 units were rented. It has been completely renovated with all the basic equipment required by institute of higher learning.
In the beginning, Polytechnic Malacca received 197 students in July 1999. However the number of admissions increased each year. At that time, PKM conducted certificate course for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Business Studies and Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Meanwhile, certificate of Book keeping was conducted by the Commerce Department in January 2004 session.
Now under the Ministry of Malaysia Higher Education, PMK has begun offering the Diploma Programs. In July 2009, Civil Engineering Department offered diploma programs where in the next academic session, PMK received diploma student’s admission and all certificate programs have no longer offered for admission to the Polytechnic of Malacca after that. Among the 4 Diploma programs offered that were being in Polytechnic Malacca were Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Diploma in Civil Engineering, Diploma in Electronics Engineering (Control), Diploma in International Business and Diploma in Accountancy.
On June 4, 2010, Polytechnic Kota Melaka was officially known as Polytechnic Melaka.
No.2, Jalan PPM 10, Plaza Pandan Malim,
Tel: 06-3376000- Ext or 06-3376001(Administration Office)
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 08:56|