23 Pakistani institutes listed among top 500 Asian universities

09:30 PM | 27 May, 2019
23 Pakistani institutes listed among top 500 Asian universities
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ISLAMABAD - As many as 23 Pakistani universities made it to top 500 Asian Universities, in a marked improvement from previous rankings.

The rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (2019) listed Pakistan's National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad at the 87th spot among Asian universities followed by Lahore University of Management Sciences at 92nd spot.

Quaid-i-Azam university is ranked 109 while COMSATS Institute of Information Technology is listed at number 135 by the British company specialising in education.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) was ranked by QS at 146th spot while University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore garnered 171th rank.

Interestingly, last year 16 universities made it to top 500 Asian institutes, however, seven more Pakistani institutes have been included in latest rankings.