Friday, March 11, 2016
Six Pakistani Educational Institutions Are Among World's Top Universities
Six Pakistani Institutions of higher education are ranked among the world's 800 top Universities by Quacquerelli Symonds (QS), a British ranking university. National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Quad e Azam University, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, University of Karachi and University of Lahore are the Pakistani Universities that made it to the 800 top universities in the world. NUST, Islamabad ranked 501-550 while QAU was at 651-700 followed by Lums, UET, Lahore, KU and University of Lahore at 701+. Nust was also ranked separately at 340 in the Engineering and Technology category. The QS ranking takes into account academic reputation (40 %), employer reputation (10 %), student to faculty ratio (20 %), citations per faculty (20 %), international faculty ratio (5 %), and international students (5 %). The methodology aims to assess research, teaching, employability and internationalisation.