ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan unveiled the rankings of 129 universities for 2015.

According to rankings released by the HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, Quaid-e-Azam University ranked Pakistan’s best university in the general category.

University of Punjab in Lahore and National University of Science and Technology (NUST) secured second and third positions respectively.

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad dropped to the fourth position after securing second place last year. Similarly, Comsats Institute of Information Technology dropped down to sixth position compared to fourth last year.

The ranking was finalised on basis of quality assurance, research teaching quality, finance and facilities and social integration and community development.

Top 10 Universities:

1 – Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

2 – University of the Punjab, Lahore

3 – National University of Science and Technology (NUST)

4 – University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

5 – Aga Khan University

6 – COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

7 – Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad

8 – University of Karachi

9 – University of Health Sciences, Lahore

10 – University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore