QS World University Rankings 2019
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[Update: November 5th, 2021]: 2022’s installment of QS Asia University rankings list is out. This is yet again a proud moment for Pakistan because, within three years, we have risen quite some ranks. In 2018, the same list featured 23 Pakistani universities. Today, it has 47 Pakistani universities gracing the list.

Let’s take a look at which universities have proven their worth, shall we?

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Now, we have universities ranking above 400.

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Lastly, the 7 universities that also made to the list are:

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Considering these universities made to the same list as the universities in China which is known for its investments in education, this is a major achievement.

[October 25, 2018]: The prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds- QS Asia University Rankings 2019 are out and Pakistani universities have performed better in the list this year.

Amongst top 500 institutes in Asia, as many as 23 Pakistani varsities have made it to the rankings. Last year, only 16 prominent universities represented our nation in the list.

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This year the top honors went to National University of Singapore (NUS), followed by the University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU).

Following Pakistani universities have made it to QS Asia University Rankings 2019 

S.no University Name Ranking
1 National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) 87
2 Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) 95
3 Quaid-i-Azam University 109
4 Comsats Institute of Information Technology 135
5 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS 146
6 University of  Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore 171
7 University of Punjab 193
8 Agha Khan University 195
9 University of Karachi 251-260
10 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 281-290
11 Bahria University, Islamabad 351-400
12 GC University Lahore 351-400
13 Institute of Space Technology 351-400
14 International Islamic University, Islamabad 351-400
15 NED University Of Engineering & Technology 351-400
16 Mehran University of Engineering & Technology 401-450
17 The University of Lahore 401-450
18 University of Sargodha 401-450
19 University of Sindh 401-450
20 The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore 401-450
21 Lahore College for Women University 451-500
22 University of Central Punjab 451-500
23 University of Management and Technology 451-500


Leading the list is NUST and LUMS who have improved their rankings from last year and have made it to the top 100.

NUST has moved its spot from 112 to 87, while LUMS has climbed high from 103 up to 95.

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New entrants included Bahria University Islamabad and International Islamic University Islamabad (IIU) in 351-400 band, University of Sargodha and the University of Sindh in the 401-450 band, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), University of Central Punjab (UCP) and University of Management and Technology Lahore (UMT) in the 451-500 band.

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