Six Pakistani universities ranked worldwide for 2015-16

05:51 PM | 16 Sep, 2015
Six Pakistani universities ranked worldwide for 2015-16
LAHORE (Staff Report) - As many as six Pakistani universities have been ranked among world's top 800 universities in the latest ranking published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for year 2015-16.

All six Pakistani universities have been ranked below 500.

The universities included National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) Islamabad, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Lahore, University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore, University of Karachi Karachi and The University of Lahore Lahore.

National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) Islamabad has been placed at number 501 worldwide and 119th in the Asian University Rankings. The university was previously ranked 401 worldwide.

Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Lahore were ranked 651 and 701 worldwide. The universities were respectively placed at number 116th and 161st among Asian universities.

Lahore's The University of Lahore (UOL), University of Engineering & Technology (UET) and Karachi's University of Karachi are ranked at 701 number while they are respectively 251st in Asian universities.

Meanwhile 14 Indian universities made it to among 800 top universities two of them in the top 200 for the first time.

Moreover 5 universities of United States, four from United Kingdom and one university from Switzerland made it to top ten universities of world. Their names are as following:

1) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

2) Harvard University

3) University of Cambridge

4) Stanford University

5) California Institute of Technology (CALTECH)

6) University of Oxford

7) University College London UCL

8) Imperial College London

9) Eth Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

10) University of Chicago


Rupee remains stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.

Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 1 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.3 288.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 361.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.2 77
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.67 767.67
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.59 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.63 36.98
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.7 935.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 325.9 328.4
Thai Bhat THB 8.23 8.38

Gold rates drop in Pakistan; Check today’s gold rates 1 December 2023

KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 1 December 2023

On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.

In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Karachi PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Islamabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Peshawar PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Quetta PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sialkot PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Attock PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujranwala PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Jehlum PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Multan PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Bahawalpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujrat PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nawabshah PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Chakwal PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Hyderabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nowshehra PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sargodha PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Faisalabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Mirpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696


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