16 Pakistani universities among Asia’s university rankings 2021

16 Pakistani universities among Asia’s university rankings 2021

At least 16 Pakistan universities have come in the top 500 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2021.

This year’s ranking of the top Asian universities consists of over 500 institutions and up to 16 universities from Pakistan have made it to the ranking.

The universities which are ranked among the top 500 universities include:

  1. Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad
  2. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
  3. COMSATS University Islamabad
  4. University of Peshawar
  5. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  6. Government College University (GCU), Faisalabad
  7. Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  8. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi
  9. University of Punjab, Lahore
  10. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  11. University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
  12. Government College University (GCU), Lahore
  13. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  14. Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
  15. University of Sargodha
  16. The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore

Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is at No.1 among Pakistani universities on the list. Whereas Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan and COMSATS University, Islamabad are on the second and third number respectively.

China’s Tsinghua University is at the top, while Peking University falls at the second number and the National University of Singapore is at No 3.

Universities are ranked across all based on their core missions, knowledge transfer, teaching, international outlook, and research to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available.

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings, founded in 2004 is an annual publication of university rankings across the world by Times Higher Education magazine and is considered as a trusted resource to provide the definitive list of the world's best universities.