Lieutenant Colonel Dr Inderjit Singh, a lecturer in the National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM), won the best lecturer award for the fourth consecutive year.
The selection was determined by students and peer lecturers of UPNM with a final presentation to a selected team of lecturers from other public universities.
Lt-Col Inderjit had served the Malaysian Arm Forces for 36 years. He also represented Malaysia as a military observer in the United Nations Peace mission in Ethiopia and Eriteria UNMEE in 2004.
Inderjit also won the Sportsmen of the Year Award for UPNM where he is a hockey coach and manager for staff and students, leveraging on his own hockey experience.
Inderjit represented Malaysia in the Masters World Cup Hockey tournament in Australia in 2016 and Spain this year. Malaysia emerged sixth placing this year amongst 15 nations.
Both the awards were presented by UPNM chairman Dr Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim, Vice Chancellor Lt-Gen Abdul Halim Jalal and senior management of UPNM on 10 Oct 2018.
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