Two Pakistani universities among Asia’s top 100

Published: October 25, 2018
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Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

Two Pakistani universities have made it to the top 100 schools of Asia according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings for 2019.

The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) secured a spot on the list at number 87 and 95 respectively.

The top 500 ranking has 23 other Pakistani universities.

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Academic and employer reputation and the number of PhDs are some of the factors used to determine the list. The first and second spot went to universities from Singapore and Hong Kong.

QS is a British company which specialises in education and studying abroad.

In 2017, the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at LUMS was ranked among the top 300 business schools of the world, by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British ranking agency.

Last year NUST managed to break into the top 500 universities in the world as ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its World University Rankings 2018.

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By contrast, the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), LUMS, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), University of Karachi (KU) and the University of Lahore (UOL) all made it to the top 1,000 varsities in the world.

 

 

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Professor
    Oct 25, 2018 - 2:11PM

    Why only elite universities are among top universities of Asia? Why do we give more preference to a LUMS graduate than that of PU, even if he works equally hard? Does higher education teaches us double standards?Recommend

  • Shah Alam, Srinagar
    Oct 26, 2018 - 3:45AM

    None of the Madarssa got listed ?. Surprising.Recommend

  • numbersnumbers
    Oct 26, 2018 - 5:57AM

    Note that EIGHT Indian universities among Asia’s top 100 in 2019 (QS) Asia University ranking at 33, 40, 48, 50, 53, 61, 62 and 86 place!Recommend

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