Six Pak HEIs featured in top 800 in global rankings




STAFF REPORT ISB: The QS global university rankings are out and pleasantly 6 Pakistani universities were featured among the best 800 universities of the world.

A tally of 3,551 universities worldwide was considered for evaluation; the finalists included 894 universities with Pakistani top universities ranging to the ranks in between 500 to 800. The universities included National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Lahore

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Six Pak universities featured in top 800 in global rankings


STAFF REPORT ISB: The QS global university rankings are out and pleasantly 6 Pakistani universities were featured among the best 800 universities of the world.

A tally of 3,551 universities worldwide was considered for evaluation; the finalists included 894 universities with Pakistani top universities ranging to the ranks in between 500 to 800. The universities included National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Lahore University of

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Policy reforms required to improve academic rankings




Ahsan Jamil



THE PUNJAB University (PU) has sprinted ahead remarkably by notching up to the 15th slot among South Asian Universities and top of the rankings table in Pakistan, as per recently issued rankings by Cybermetrics Lab, Spanish research organization. More than 20,000 universities from around the world were scrutinized, evaluated on set criteria, and based on the overall aggregate PU emerged out as a strong contender that can compete with global academic players in terms

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Cybermetrics Lab university rankings released


STAFF REPORT ISB: The Agha Khan University (AKU) has been ranked as 2nd top university in Pakistan. The rankings are issued by Cybermetrics Lab, a subsidiary of Consejo Superior de Investigations Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.

More than 20,000 universities from around the globe were ranked by Cybermetrics according to which Punjab University (PU) was placed at 15th spot among South Asian universities, and 1899th position in the world. The ranking also put

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HEC issues university rankings


Staff Report ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has released the university rankings for the year 2014. The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has taken the lead by clinching top position.

In the engineering category, NUST Islamabad was declared the leader, with PIEAS, UET Lahore, GIKI and UET Peshawar making to top 5. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad was adjudicated the top agricultural university. Agha Khan University was judged as the best medical school in the country.

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Pak UNI jacking up international rankings: HEC


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistani universities have shown a climbing trend in rankings among the international universities which is the clear manifestation of the local universities’ quality education and confidence the international institutions repose in them.
"Although Pakistan may not have the best educational institutes in the world, yet the local educational institutions are continuously improving in rankings among the international universities," said HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed

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