The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings for 2022 are out now, and 2 Pakistani universities have made it to the top 100 universities in Asia.
The list features 687 universities, out of which 47 are Pakistani universities, only 29 of these universities secured a position at the top 500 on the list.
74th Position – The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)
For the 5th consecutive year, The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has retained the first position among the 47 Pakistani universities included in the list. The varsity was previously ranked 74th, but it has climbed two spots this year with an overall score of 51.3, landing amongst the top 11 % of universities in Asia. Since 2018, the university has jumped 17 spots from 91st position to 76th position in Asian rankings. NUST is the only fast progressing university during this period.
91st Position: Quaid-i-Azam University
Quaid-i-Azam University is the second university that made it to the top 100 universities in Asia with 46.8. It managed to secure 94th position on this list year. On third, fourth, and fifth spots are Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), COMSATS University Islamabad, and the University of Punjab.
Top 10 Universities in Asia
The top 10 universities in the 2022 QS World University Rankings Asia are the National University of Singapore, Peking University, The University of Hong Kong, Nanyang Technological University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang Universit, Fudan University, Universiti Malaya, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Universities are ranked on 11 key indicators this year. These include academic and employer reputations, the number of staff holding a PhD, and the percentage of international students.
“As in last year’s rankings, Mainland China boasts the most universities – 126 out of the 687 schools featured – with India and Japan in second and third place. This year also sees strong representation from South Korea and Taiwan. ”
36 Universities of Pakistan Featured in Times Higher Education Ranking 2021. Read the full story here:
36 public and private sector universities of Pakistan were featured in Times Higher Education Ranking 2021. The selection of these universities marks a meaningful development in the global standing of the nation’s universities. As reported, “One university featured in the 201-300 rank band, two in the 301-400, five in the 401-600, nine in the 601-800, ten in the 801-1,000 and nine in the 1,001+ rank band.”
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