Top 10 Universities of Pakistan

Quality and Research based Ranking of Pakistani HEIs. This list is directly taken from the Reports generated by HEC in 2014.

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    Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

    This University was established as University of Islamabad under an Act of National Assembly passed in July, 1967. It started teaching and research program for M.Phil & Ph.D. degrees. Later on, it was decided to start M.Sc. degree program for graduates from all regions of the country, based on regional quota. The University was housed initially in rented buildings in Satellite Town, Rawalpindi and moved to its permanent

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    Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)

    Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) has been ranked 115 in the top 250 Asian Universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking of 2015. QS, working since 1990, is an established authority on global provider of specialist higher education and careers information and solutions. Earlier in 2014, PIEAS, competing for the first time in the QS Asian Rankings 2014, scored highest points amongst all the Pakistani universities participating in the ranking.

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    Aga Khan University, Karachi

    Aga Khan University is a unique hybrid: an institution of academic excellence that is also an agent for social development. A leading source of medical, nursing and teacher education, research and public service in the developing world, the University prepares men and women to lead change in their societies and to thrive in the global economy. AKU’s faculty, students and graduates go where the need is greatest, working in informal urban settlements, remote villages and regions where conflict or neglect has decimated basic services. Indeed, in many cases, such communities are their homes.

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    University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

    The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, is a university in the city of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.It was established in 1906 as the first major institution of higher agricultural education in the undivided Punjab.

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    University of The Punjab, Lahore

    Established in 1882 at Lahore, the University of the Punjab is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in Pakistan. It was the first to be established in the sub-continent in Muslim majority area. The fact that two Nobel laureates are from this University speaks volumes for its academic and research excellence.

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    National University of Sciences and Technology

    National University of Sciences and Technology, is a public research university located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Established in March 1991 primary for the promotion of STEM subjects, it has since then expanded through establishing a more comprehensive curriculum consisting of economics, finance, management and social sciences degrees. Modelled after KAIST, it is ranked as one of the top 100 universities by TIMES higher education rankings.

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    Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

    Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi is in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. In the 1970s, the government of Punjab established an agricultural college in Rawalpindi for the development of rain-fed agriculture.

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    University of Health Sciences Lahore

    University of Health Sciences Lahore is an Medical University Located at Lahore. It is internationally recognised student centered research university with a mission of improvement of Health Care delivery to populace.

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    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, also known by its acronym CIIT, is a public research university in Pakistan. It is a multi-campus institute with its headquarters located in the urban area of Islamabad.

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    The Lahore University of Management Sciences

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences, is a private research university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

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