The Department of Information and Communication Technology

Politeknik Ungku Omar, 

Jalan Raja Musa Mahadi, 

31400 Ipoh, Perak.

05 – 545 7622 | 05 – 545 7260 

05 – 547 1162


ICT Departments offers a Diploma in information Technology (Digital Technology) program known as the DDT program. ICT Departments offers Network Systems, System Development & Software Applications and Information Security tracks. The study duration of DDT program is two and a half years. The total number of study semesters involved is seven including a short semester as an official semester.
The courses offered include a theoretical and practical component. The practical component is implemented in the laboratory with hands-on method to improve students’ skills. Industrial training is carried out in the final semester so than the students will get the opportunity to gain industry experience in the working environment before start their career in the future.
ICT Departments has complete facilities to support theoretical and practical learning outcomes for all courses. The facilities provided are:
i) 16 computer labs
ii) 3 lecture rooms
iii) 1 lecture hall
iv) 1 seminar room
v) 1 MCT Hub room
Those facilities are managed by Laboratory Supervisor and maintained from time to time by the technician to ensure the facilities are comfortable, conducive and safe to use.

ICT Departments continuously implement programs and activities to get the high impact including industrial collaboration, corporate social responsibility (CSR), industrial visiting lecturer program (PPI), entrepreneurship program, sports, cultural and skills competitions to archive the objective of polytechnic transformation to increase competitiveness in academic, generic and technical skills in sustaining polytechnic transformation agenda.

ICT Departments also established a wide collaboration networks with the industry by signing a Certificate of Collaboration (CoC). The cooperation networks with the industry will provides an advantage in the effort to produce a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. In addition, the appointment of CEO@POLYCC and Program Advisor is a platform for the industry to share experience and knowledge with students.

ICT Departments was recognized as a Premier Digital Tech Institution (PDTI) for the year 2022-2025 by Malaysia Digital Economic Corporation (MDEC). This recognition makes ICT Departments one of the leading digital technology-focused higher education institutions in Malaysia in producing high-quality graduates for high-value jobs based on digital technology, through cutting-edge research and education policies, strong industry links, and career development.