6 Pakistani universities named among 1000 top ranked universities worldwide

Pakistani universities

According to the Washington-based ranking guide US News & World Report, 17 Pakistani universities have been named among the best global universities for 2022.

The list of Pakistani universities is lead by Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) followed by Aga Khan University and COMSATS University Islamabad.

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Pakistan’s Universities in top 1000 Global Ranking

Her is the list for top 6 Universities from Pakistan that made it to the top 1000 Universities in the Global Ranking.

Sr. No.UniversityRanking
1.Quaid-i-Azam University461
2.Aga Khan University473
3.COMSATS University Islamabad495
4.National University of Sciences and Technology922
5.University of Peshawar933
6.University of Agriculture Faisalabad954
Pakistan Universities in Global Ranking

Ranking Criteria

Over 2,000 universities from 90 countries are represented in the 2022 rankings, which are based on the 13 indicators listed below.

Here is the list of indicators based on which the ranking was done.

  1. Reputation in global research
  2. Regional research Reputation
  3. Publications, Books and Conferences
  4. Normalized citations Influence
  5. Total number of citations
  6. The number of publications that are among the top 10% most cited.
  7. The proportion of total publications that are among the top 10% most cited.
  8. International cooperation
  9. International cooperation – in terms of the country
  10. The number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited in their field.
  11. The proportion of total publications that are among the top 1% most highly cited papers.

All Pakistan Universities in Global Ranking

Other Pakistani Universities that made it to the Global ranking are:

7.Government College (GC) University Faisalabad1,149
8.University of Punjab1,242
9.Bahauddin Zakariya University1,368
10.University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore1,458
11.University of Karachi1,543
12.University of Lahore1,562
13.University of Sargodha1,664
14.Government College (GC) University Lahore1,739
Pakistan Universities in Global Ranking

World Best Ranked Universities

Universities in the UK and the US have always been the leading the world for decades now and are know for their quality education and international reputation.

The US and UK have occupied the top 10 positions on the list. Let’s have closer look at the top 10 universities.

Sr. No.UniversityCountryRank
1.Harvard UniversityUS1
2.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUS2
3.Stanford UniversityUS3
4.University of California BerkeleyUS4
5.University of OxfordUK5
6.Columbia UniversityUS6
7.University of WashingtonUS7
8.University of CambridgeUK8
9.California Institute of TechnologyUS9
10.Johns Hopkins UniversityUS9

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