Top Universities and Colleges in Pakistan

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Pakistan! Cool, huh? In Pakistan you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Pakistan's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Pakistan.

Best Universities in Pakistan according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2022) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2021) TopUniversities Ranking (2022) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2021)
Quaid-i-Azam University 501 901 378 -
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan 601 - - -
Government College University Faisalabad 601 - - -
University of Peshawar 601 - - -
COMSATS University Islamabad 801 401 1001 -
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) 801 - 651 -
National University of Sciences and Technology 801 - 358 987
University of Agriculture Faisalabad 801 801 - -
University of the Punjab - 801 801 -
The Aga Khan University - - - 475
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.


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