Times Higher Education (THE) releases an Impact Rankings list every year since 2019 that assesses universities according to UN’s SDG – 17 goals for a sustainable future. The list for 2021 has been released and 36 of the Pakistani universities have been named. It is certainly a reason of pride for the country.
Universities from all over the world were assessed but 95 nations got the opportunity of witnessing their universities on it. The list comprises of 1,115 universities.
NUST – leading amongst Pakistani universities
Amongst Pakistani universities, NUST (National University of Sciences and Technology) is on the top. They have secured this place for fulfilling various goals from the UN SDG foundation. Those goals are:
- SDG 7 ‘Affordable & Clean Energy,’
- 9th SDG: ‘Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure,’
- SDG 12 ‘Responsible Consumption and Production,’
- and SDG 17 ‘Partnerships for the Goals.’
After NUST, you will find the University of Agriculture Faisalabad and COMSATS University Islamabad.
List of the universities
Below are all the Pakistani universities in THE’s Impact Rankings 2021.
|Sr. No.||Pakistani Universities||Rank|
|1||National University of Sciences and Technology||201-300|
|2||University of Agriculture Faisalabad||301-400|
|3||COMSATS University Islamabad||301-400|
|4||University of Faisalabad||401-600|
|5||University of Lahore||401-600|
|6||Lahore College for Women University (LCWU)||401-600|
|7||NED University of Engineering and Technology||401-600|
|8||Rawalpindi Medical University||401-600|
|9||Fatima Jinnah Women University||601-800|
|10||Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology||601-800|
|11||Government College Women University Faisalabad||601-800|
|12||Jinnah Sindh Medical University||601-800|
|13||University of Malakand||601-800|
|14||University of Management and Technology||601-800|
|15||University of Sargodha||601-800|
|16||University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore||601-800|
|18||Dow University of Health Sciences||801-1000|
|19||University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore||801-1000|
|20||Government College University Faisalabad||801-1000|
|22||The Islamia University of Bahawalpur||801-1000|
|23||Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology||801-1000|
|24||King Edward Medical University||801-1000|
|26||Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University||801-1000|
|27||The Women University Multan||801-1000|
|28||Allama Iqbal Open University||1001+|
|29||Dawood University of Engineering and Technology||1001+|
|30||DHA Suffa University||1001+|
|31||University of Education, Lahore||1001+|
|32||Government College University Lahore||1001+|
|33||Government College Women University, Sialkot||1001+|
|34||PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi||1001+|
|35||University of Sialkot||1001+|
|36||Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology||1001+|
THE Impact Ranking 2021
The University of Manchester is leading the list of 1195 countries – this is the first time a UK university has led the Impact Ranking list. Moreover, 4 out of 10 universities amongst the top ten are from Australia. 75 of the 1195 universities are from Russia which is the most any one country has contributed. The second most institutions named are from Japan, which is 73.
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