For the first time in the history of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has been ranked 69th among the top 100 universities of the world in recognition of its valuable work and fast improving standard of education.
According to a statement issued by the university, QAU achieved this landmark distinction in QS World University Rankings by Subject – Engineering & Technology for year 2011. The ranking is based on three parameters including Academic, Employer and Citation per paper.
QAU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Masoom Yasinzai congratulated the faculty, staff, and scholars. He said that QAU has also applied for the Times General Ranking. He said QAU would continue to maintain its leading position and also actively pursue earning high rankings in the international academic and research communities.
In the latest ranking of HEC, QAU also secured top position with its 548 research publications in international journals for year 2010.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 13th, 2011.