HEC releases university rankings


HEC on Thursday announced the ranking of universities and some big names like PU, NCA and LUMS top their respective categories. According to the HEC ranking QAU is at the top of the pile, while PU is the only versity of the city in the top five.
Overall Top 10 Universities
1. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2) Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad (3). The Agha Khan University, Karachi (4) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (5) University of the Punjab, Lahore(6) National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad (7) Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (8) University of Health Sciences, Lahore (9) COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (10) Lahore University of Management Science
Category wise the top five universities were;
Agriculture/Veterinary: University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi; University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore; KPK Agriculture University, Peshawar and Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam.
Art & Design: National College of Arts, Lahore and Indus Valley School of Arts and Architecture, Karachi;
Computer Sciences & IT: COMSAT Institute of Information Tech Islamabad; National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences , Islamabad; Qurtaba University DI Khan; Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta and City University, Peshawar.
Engineering & Technology: Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science, Islamabad;National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad; Ghulam Institute of Engineering and Technology , Swabi; University of Engineering and Technology , Taxila and Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.
General Universities (Large): University of the Punjab, Lahore; University of Karachi, Karachi; Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan;University of Peshawar, Peshawar; and International Islamic University, Islamabad
General Universities (Other): Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; Government College University, Lahore; Gomal University, DI Khan; Kohat University of Science and Technology and The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Business Education: Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore; Institute of Business Administration, Karachi; Iqra University, Karachi; Sukkur Institute of Business Administration and National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore
Medical: Agha Khan University, Karachi;University of Health Sciences, Lahore; Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi; Isra University, Hyderabad and Khyber Medical University, Peshawar.


  1. HEC the government run organisation should give benefits to the students of top 3 ranked universities. Students of these top ranked universities must get internships, jobs in government organisations.

  2. apni taraf say bongian mar di hain logo nay university of lahore b hai isi main likhi nae inho nay me also from UOL

  3. this is really unrealistic rankings. NUST and LUMS should upp in ranking. Quaid e azam uni no where deserves the 1st spot.

  4. every university is good if we the future aof pakistan motivates our self just to studies

  5. universities criteriashould be changed in only two categories private and public established before 2002 and after 2002 no else more

  6. Where is… fast growing wah engineering collegd wah cantt….plz tell me about wah eng colg nd its ranking in pec nd hec

  7. where is sarhad university Peshawar i m graduate of that university my teacher always said that uni is some sort of world top uni but wat the damn HEC doing lolxxxxxx

  8. The fact behind such kind of the rankings is different of what we actually used to think but we shouldn't need to criticize any of the elements but should need to put focus on your education immediately.

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