Pakistani Universities Rankings in Top 100 Asia Universities

Pakistan’s system of higher education is comprised of both state-run and private institutions, which produce competent professionals who make significant contributions. However, the education system continues to face obstacles that threaten the integrity of education at some universities.

In the current Times Higher Education World University Rankings, only one Pakistani university ranks among the top 100 institutions. Only Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) represents Pakistan on this list. University of Management and Technology (UMT) and Government College University (GCU) Faisalabad also showed promise but were not ranked among the top one hundred.

This limited representation highlights the need for Pakistani universities to enhance their international standing. Reform is necessary for aspects such as research funding, infrastructure, faculty development, and research-oriented education. Socioeconomic difficulties and political instability exacerbate the problems facing higher education.

In order to improve the reputation of Pakistani universities, all relevant parties must work together to address obstacles. Essential are investments in research and development, the recruitment of qualified faculty, the promotion of academic freedom, and the cultivation of innovation. This transformation requires support from the government, educational institutions, and the business sector.

By fostering a thriving academic ecosystem, Pakistan can improve the global rankings of its universities, attract international collaborations and investment, and contribute to the nation’s socioeconomic development.
Here is the complete ranking:

THE Asia University Rankings 2023’s top 10 universities are as follows:

Sr. No.UniversityRanking
1.Quaid-i-Azam University98
2.University of Management and Technology116
3.Government College University Faisalabad136
4.University of Engineering and Technology Taxila142
5.Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan149
6.COMSATS University Islamabad174
7.International Islamic University Islamabad177
8.Hazara University Mansehra181
9.University of Malakand186
10.Riphah International University196
11.University of Agriculture Faisalabad201-250
12.Bahria University201-250
13.Dow University of Health Sciences201-250
14.Islamia University Bahawalpur201-250
15.Lahore University of Management Sciences201-250
16.University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar251-300
17.University of Lahore251-300
18.National University of Sciences and Technology251-300
19.University of Peshawar251-300
20.Punjab University251-300
21.University of Gujrat301-350
22.University of Sargodha301-350
23.Bahauddin Zakariya University351-400
24.PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi351-400
25.University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore351-400
26.University of Engineering and Technology Lahore401-500
27.Lahore College for Women’s University401-500
28.Government College University Lahore501-600
29.Karachi University601+
30.Aga Khan UniversityReporter
31.Air UniversityReporter
32.Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology KhuzdarReporter
33.CECOS University of Science and Information Technology PeshawarReporter
34.University of Central PunjabReporter
35.City University of Science and Information Technology PeshawarReporter
36.DHA Suffa UniversityReporter
37.University of Education LahoreReporter
38.University of Engineering and Technology MardanReporter
39.Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and TechnologyReporter
40.Government College Women University Faisalabad

The top 10 universities on THE Asia University Rankings 2023:

Sr. No.UniversityCountryRanking
1Tsinghua UniversityChina1
2Peking UniversityChina2
3National University of SingaporeSingapore3
4University of Hong KongHong Kong4
5Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore5
6Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong6
7The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong Kong7
8University of TokyoJapan8
9Fudan UniversityChina9
10Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina10

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