QS World University Rankings: Where does Pakistani Universities stand?

QS World University Rankings: Where does Pakistani Universities stand?


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LONDON - QS has released the university rankings for the year 2019 with MIT topping the charts for a record-breaking 7th consecutive time.

The 15th edition of the world rankings evaluated 1000 universities from 85 countries, with the United States of America claiming top 4 positions. Stanford University, Harvard University and California Institute of Technology have also maintained 2nd, 3rd, and 4th spots respectively. ------------------------------ Top 10 World Universities

The top 10 list is occupied by USA and UK, with the only exception of Switzerland’s ETH Zurich, which has claimed 7th place up from 10th place last year. University Country Ranking 2019 2018 MIT USA 1 1 Stanford University USA 2 2 Harvard University USA 3 3 California Institute of Technology USA 4 4 University of Oxford UK 5 6 University of Cambridge UK 6 5 ETH Zurich Switzerland 7 10 Imperial College London UK 8 8 University of Chicago USA 9 9 University College London UK 10 7

Pakistani Universities Rankings

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIAES) has overtaken National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) as the top-ranked Pakistani university in the QS World University Rankings 2019. PIEAS was not included in the rankings last year, while NUST has improved its rank, claiming the 417th spot. ------------------------------

Quaid-e-Azam University has also improved its position significantly from 651-700 to 551-560. Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and University of Engineering Technology (UET) Lahore have maintained their rankings i.e. 701-750 and 801-1000 respectively. The ranking may have improved or fallen because QS only releases the ranking range for lower-ranked universities. University Ranking 2019 2018 PIEAS 397 – NUST 417 431-440 Quaid-e-Azam University 551-560 651-700 LUMS 701-750 701-750 COMSATS 751-800 – UET Lahore 801-1000 801-1000 University of the Punjab 801-1000 –

The University of Punjab has also managed to register its name in the list of top 1000 universities, while the University of Karachi and the University of Lahore have failed to maintain their positions in the top 1000.