- 72 Pakistani universities have achieved a historic milestone by being included in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023.
- The rankings recognize universities globally for their contributions to society and the economy, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- This achievement not only fills the academic community with pride but also fuels their dedication to integrating sustainability across all areas of higher education and inspiring future generations to drive positive change.
In a historic achievement, 72 universities from Pakistan have been included in the Times Higher Education THE Impact Rankings 2023. Leading the list of Pakistani universities in the 2001-300 rank range are COMSATS and NUST.
The THE Impact Rankings, now in its 5th edition, aims to recognize universities worldwide for their contributions to society and the economy, as measured by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A comprehensive evaluation of universities based on 17 SDGs is conducted for this Impact ranking. The THE Impact Rankings 2023 includes a total of 1,591 universities from 112 countries.
Here is the complete list of THE Impact Rankings for 2023.
THE Impact Rankings 2023 Pakistan
|3.||Lahore College for Women’s University||301-400|
|4.||University of Lahore||401-600|
|5.||University of Poonch Rawalakot||401-600|
|7.||University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences||401-600|
|8.||University of Wah||401-600|
|9.||Aga Khan University||601-800|
|10.||Allama Iqbal Open University||601-800|
|11.||University of Central Punjab||601-800|
|12.||University of Faisalabad||601-800|
|13.||Fatima Jinnah Women’s University||601-800|
|14.||GC University Lahore||601-800|
|15.||GC Women University Faisalabad||601-800|
|16.||GC Women University Sialkot||601-800|
|18.||Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology||601-800|
|19.||University of Malakand||601-800|
|20.||University of Management and Technology||601-800|
|21.||NED University of Engineering and Technology||601-800|
|22.||The Women’s University Multan||601-800|
|23.||Down University of Health Sciences||801-1000|
|25.||Fatima Jinnah Medical University||801-1000|
|27.||GC University Faisalabad||801-1000|
|28.||GC University Hyderabad||801-1000|
|30.||Islamia University of Bahawalpur||801-1000|
|31.||Jinnah Sindh Medical University||801-1000|
|33.||Khyber Medical University||801-1000|
|34.||King Edward Medical University||801-1000|
|35.||MNS University of Agriculture Multan||801-1000|
|38.||Rawalpindi Medical University||801-1000|
|39.||University of Sargodha||801-1000|
|41.||Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan||1001+|
|43.||University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir||1001+|
|44.||University of Balochistan||1001+|
|45.||Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar||1001+|
|46.||Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences (BUITEMS)||1001+|
|47.||Baqai Medical University||1001+|
|48.||CECOS University of IT and Emerging Sciences||1001+|
|49.||The City University of Science and Information Technology Peshawar||1001+|
|50.||Dawood University of Engineering and Technology||1001+|
|51.||DHA Suffa University||1001+|
|52.||University of Education, Lahore||1001+|
|54.||Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur||1001+|
|56.||Hazara University Mansehra||1001+|
|57.||Information Technology University||1001+|
|59.||International Islamic University Islamabad||1001+|
|60.||Mirpur University of Science and Technology||1001+|
|62.||National University of Medical Sciences||1001+|
|63.||National University of Technology||1001+|
|64.||University of Peshawar||1001+|
|65.||PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi||1001+|
|66.||Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University Peshawar||1001+|
|67.||Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University||1001+|
|68.||Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University||1001+|
|69.||University of Sialkot||1001+|
|70.||Sindh Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation||1001+|
|71.||Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology||1001+|
|72.||Women University Mardan||1001+|
The inclusion of these 72 Pakistani universities in the Impact Rankings is a testament to the exceptional achievements of the country’s academic institutions.
This recognition instils a sense of pride within the academic community and serves as a catalyst for their ongoing commitment to incorporating sustainability principles into every facet of higher education.
Furthermore, it aims to inspire and empower future generations to actively contribute towards creating a more sustainable and impactful world.
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