According to the latest QS World Rankings for 2023, only 13 public and private Pakistani universities have made it to the list. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 cover a total of 54 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas.
This report is generated annually and compiled to help students identify leading institutes to carry forth their education in particular subjects.
This year’s rankings are a bit different than usual, this time around the data includes universities with subjects of data science, history of art, and marketing.
Pakistan’s QS World Rankings
The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) was ranked 160, COMSAT University Islamabad at 267, the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) at 279, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad at 348, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) between 401-450 and the University of Punjab was ranked among 501-530 for Engineering and Technology.
NUST was ranked 148, COMSAT University Islamabad between 251-300, LUMS, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, and Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad between 351-400, the UET between 401-450 and the University of Punjab 451-500 were ranked Computer Science and Information Systems.
Aga Khan University Karachi was ranked 391 in the subject of Life Sciences & Medicine while in the subject of Natural Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad was ranked 346, COMSAT University Islamabad and NUST were ranked between 451-500. Dow University was ranked 601-650 in Medicine in the QS World Ranking.
In the subject of Social Sciences & Management: LUMS was ranked 322 and the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences between 451-500 while in the subject of Accounting & Finance, LUMS was ranked between 151-200 and COMSATS University between 301-330.
In Business & Management Studies, LUMS was ranked at 151-200, NUST between 251-300, Institute of Business Administration (IBA) between 301-350, COMSATS University between 401-450, University of Punjab between 401-450, Quaid-i-Azam University between 451-500 and Iqra University between 551-580.
In Economics & Econometrics, LUMS was ranked between 201-250, COMSATS University Islamabad between 301-350, Quaid-i-Azam University between 401-450, University of Punjab between 451-500, IBA between 501-530, and University of Karachi between 501-530.
Only LUMS was ranked between 301-350 on the subject of Law & Legal Studies, while only Quaid-i-Azam University was ranked between 151-200 on the subject of Statistics & Operational Research.
Unfortunately, no institutes were ranked under several subjects, including Arts and Humanities, Marketing, Sociology, Sports-Related Subjects, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Development Studies, Education and Training, Hospitality & Leisure Management, Library & Information Management, Politics, Data Science, History of Art and Social Policy & Administration.
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