National taskforce to look into plight of IPTS

WHILE private higher education institutions (IPTS) are doing all they can to support fresh graduates entering the job market, these institutions are also having to cope with their own challenges.

According to a Higher Education Ministry survey, at least 49% of IPTS have been operating at a loss for the past three years, and the losses are further exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, said Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities president Datuk Dr Parmjit Singh.

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