Pahang Faculty Branch began operations with its first intake of students on 4 January 1999. It is the only Faculty Branch located in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The Faculty Branch is located in temporary premises in Karak, Pahang. It is set up specifically to augment the educational programme of the KL Campus. The Faculty Branch is strategically located in Karak, an hour's drive away from Kuala Lumpur using the Karak Highway. It is also a 2-hour drive away from Kuantan using the East Coast Highway. Commercial buses run almost every hour from Bentong, Temerloh and Kuala Lumpur.

The Faculty Branch boasts a scenic view of the mountains and is surrounded by greenery. The serene atmosphere provides a conducive environment for study. One can take a 10-minute drive to the Sungai dua Waterfall or a 30-minute leisure drive to Hutan Lipur Lentang. Other places of interest in the vicinity include Bentong Hot Springs, Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary and Deer Park. Malaysia National Park, Taman Negara is located 2 hours east of the Faculty Branch. The Faculty Branch is also set amidst two of Malaysia's popular hills resorts, Genting Highlands and the Berjaya-Bukit Tinggi Colmar Tropicale Resort.
Karak is well known for its famous durians and the durian tarts, more fondly referred to as 'durian bombs' by the locals! It is also famed for its 'ikan patin' and succulent rose apples.
 

P37, Jalan Bayu 1,
Taman Seri Bayu,
28600 Karak, Pahang, Malaysia.
Tel: (6)09-2314185 Fax:(6)09-2314200
Email: pahang@mail.tarc.edu.my