Thursday, December 7, 2023

Only 2 Pakistani Universities Ranked in Top 200 in Times Impact Ranking 2023

Great news for Pakistan’s higher education sector! The latest QS Asia University Rankings for 2023 have recognized 50 Pakistani universities for their excellence. These rankings are designed to identify the best universities in Asia, and although only two have made it into the top 100, it is still a positive development.

The National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) has emerged as the highest-ranked national university in Pakistan according to the QS Asia Rankings. Following closely behind are Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Only NUST and QAU have secured positions within the top 100 universities in Asia.

It is worth celebrating the presence of Pakistani institutes on this prestigious list, as it highlights their commitment to providing quality education. The rankings serve as a testament to the efforts and achievements of these universities in delivering excellent academic programs and fostering a conducive learning environment.

The inclusion of 50 Pakistani universities in the QS Asia University Rankings demonstrates the country’s growing potential in the field of higher education. It also signifies the continuous efforts made by educational institutions to improve their standards and compete at an international level.

National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) Islamabad67
Quaid-i-Azam University95
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)115
University of the Punjab=140
COMSATS University Islamabad142
University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore165
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)=193
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad=210
University of Peshawar221
Aga Khan University=223
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)=241
University of Karachi271-280
The University of Lahore281-290
Government College University, Faisalabad301-350
Air University Pakistan351-400
Bahauddin Zakariya University351-400
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan401-450
Iqra University401-450
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology401-450
NED University of Engineering and Technology401-450
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences401-450
Bahria University, Islamabad. Pakistan451-500
Government College University Lahore451-500
Government College Women University Faisalabad451-500
Institute of Space Technology (IST)451-500
University of Central Punjab (UCP)451-500
University of Malakand, Chakdara451-500
University of Management and Technology (UMT)451-500
University of Sargodha451-500
Government College Women University Sialkot501-550
Riphah International University501-550
Islamia University of Bahawalpur501-550
University of Faisalabad501-550
Ziauddin University501-550
Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU)551-600
Hazara University551-600
National Textile University Faisalabad551-600
Sukkur IBA University551-600
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences551-600
Arid Agriculture University601-650
Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST)601-650
Islamia College Peshawar601-650
Lahore College for Women University601-650
Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS)651-700
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)651-700
University of Okara651-700
University of Sindh Jamshoro651-700
Foundation University Islamabad701-750
Lahore Garrison University701-750
The Women University Multan750+

The QS Asia University Rankings have been published since 2009 and follow a methodology similar to the QS World University Rankings, with some additional indicators taken into account.

Universities in Asia are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Academic reputation
  2. Employer reputation
  3. Faculty/student ratio
  4. International research network
  5. Citations per paper
  6. Papers per faculty
  7. Staff with a PhD
  8. Proportion of international faculty
  9. Proportion of international students
  10. Proportion of inbound exchange students
  11. Proportion of outbound exchange students

The QS Asia University Rankings 2023 feature a total of 760 universities, making it the largest Asia University Rankings ever since its inception.

Peking University has been ranked as the best higher education institute in Asia for this year. The National University of Singapore, which held the top spot last year, has now secured the second position. Tsinghua University is ranked as the third-best university in Asia.

Now, let’s take a look at the top 10 universities in the QS Asia sity Rankings 2023:

Peking UniversityChina1st
National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore2nd
Tsinghua UniversityChina3rd
The University of Hong KongHong Kong4th
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)Singapore5th
Fudan UniversityChina=6th
Zhejiang UniversityChina=6th
KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & TechnologySouth Korea8th
Universiti Malaya (UM)Malaysia9th
Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina

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