HEC releases Pakistan's top universities lists

Quaid-e-Azam University tops overall list, AKU comes in at 3, LUMS at number 10.


Web Desk February 23, 2012

LAHORE: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Thursday revealed the first-ever national academic ranking of universities, with Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad leading and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) landing at the 10th position in the overall list.

The ranking model has been developed by HEC’s Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) through stakeholder participation.

The ranking is based on the number of students, research productivity and quality, innovation and knowledge transfer, infrastructure, annual graduate output, international collaborations, student satisfaction and financial health of the institution.

 

The overall ranking is as follows:

 

  1. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

  2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  3. Aga Khan University, Karachi

  4. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

  5. University of The Punjab, Lahore

  6. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

  7. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University

  8. University of Health Sciences, Lahore

  9. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)

  10. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore


The ranking are also based on categories including Agriculture/Veterinary, Art & Design, Computer Sciences & IT, Engineering & Technology, Business Education and Medical.

 

Agriculture/Veterinary

 

  1. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

  2. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

  3. University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore

  4. KPK Agriculture University, Peshawar

  5. Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam


Art & Design

 

  1. National College of Arts, Lahore

  2. Indus Valley School of Arts and Architecture, Karachi


Computer Sciences & IT

 

  1. COMSAT Institute of Information Tech Islamabad

  2. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences , Islamabad

  3. Qurtaba University D.I.Khan

  4. Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta

  5. City University, Peshawar


Engineering & Technology

 

  1. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad

  2. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

  3. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Topi

  4. University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore

  5. University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila


Business Education

 

  1. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

  2. Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

  3. Iqra University, Karachi

  4. Sukkur Institute of Business Administration

  5. National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore


Medical

 

  1. Aga Khan University, Karachi

  2. University of Health Sciences, Lahore

  3. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

  4. Isra University, Hyderabad

  5. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar




HEC RANKING CRITERIA AND WEIGHTS

Quality Assurance and Enhancement =60
Implementation status of QA criteria =18

Teaching Quality  =42

Research  =40

Total  = 100

Correction: The Engineering & Technology category order was incorrect in an earlier version of this article. The correction has been made.

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Habib | 9 years ago | Reply

Punjab University should on first number . Ranking based upon PhD scholar .

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