Seven Pakistani universities made to the list of the world top 1000 universities. The listing was compiled by QS on Tuesday, 18 June. These include PIEAS, NUST, Qaid-e-Azam university, Islamabad and Lahore University of Management Sciences among others.
The QS university rankings are based on the opinions of academics, students, teaching practices, research quality, employer’s reputation, the number of papers, citations per paper and internalization policies.
Top Seven Universities of Pakistan
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science (PIEAS):
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) qualified the spot for best university in Pakistan, it is placed on the 375th rank in the 1000 top universities of the world. The university made to the list because of its student to faculty ratio and quality research output.
National University of Science and Technology (NUST):
National University of Science and Technology, stood 400 for its academic reputation, high research output by student and faculty, student-faculty ratio. The international students also help consolidate the position further.
In a statement issued by NUST on Tuesday, The University said, “it has ascended 128 positions in the world ranking during the last three years, and 17 positions from last year.” way to go NUST
Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad:
Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad is undoubtedly one of the best government universities in Pakistan. It has been ranked 511 on the QS list based on the criteria of most citations per faculty.
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS):
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is the only private sector Pakistani University to make the list, it is ranked 701 because of its reputation as an employer.
COMSATS is one of the top universities of Pakistan, it has many campuses across the country and most probably it is the biggest university of Pakistan in size. COMSATS is also ranked between 801-1000 on the QS list of top 1,000 universities. Amazing achievement.
The University of Engineering Technology, Lahore is also in the top 1000 universities of the world list by QS. It is also ranked between 801-1000 like COMSATS and University of Punjab.
University Of Punjab:
The oldest university of Pakistan also made the list ranked between 801-1000. With the number of subjects offered and huge research coming out each year it is a justified position.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranked first in QS world’s top 1000 university rankings, became the only university to lead the list for consecutive 7 years.