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Pakistan

Web Desk
April 11, 2019

Seven Pakistani varsities ranked among world's top 1,000 universities

Pakistan

Web Desk
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

PARIS: The QS World University Rankings 2019 has included seven Pakistani universities into  the prestigious annual index of global varsities.

The Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) has been ranked as the country’s highest-ranking university at 397, while  NUST stands at 417 followed by QAU.

The top three universities this year are Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and Harvard University respectively. The trio grabbed the top three spots just as they had in 2018, followed by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the fourth spot. The only change in the top five sees University of Oxford (5th) overtaking the University of Cambridge, which has now been relegated to the sixth spot.

All seven Pakistani universities to have made the list are based in either Lahore or Islamabad.

The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) stands at 417 followed by Quaid-e-Azam university (QAU).

Universities ranked in the list:

PIEAS: 397

NUST Islamabad: 417

QAU: 551-560

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS): 701-750

Comsats Institute of Information Technology: 751-800

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore: 801-1000

University of the Punjab: 801-1000

However, no university from Sindh, K-P and Balochistan made it to the global ranking.