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Higher education in Pakistan developed considerably after the country’s independence from Great Britain in 1947. Today the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan(HEC) oversees the system, which oversees the funding, research results, and quality of teaching

Pakistan is enriched by many outstanding universities. The total number of universities in Pakistan is 132, which is recognized by HEC. Out of which 73 are public universities and 59 are private.

Top 10 Universities in Pakistan

Let’s have a look at the best and top 10 universities in Pakistan.

1-Lahore University of Management Sciences(LUMS)

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Lahore University of Management Sciences 1984 702+ 35,000

Founded and established in 1984, Lahore University of Management Sciences is a private research university ranked 702+ globally and the highest university in the country in the Asian ranking, at 111th (better ranking up from the last year as that time was 160-170 rank).

One of the top selected universities in Pakistan, it is also relatively small, with around 3500 students taught by 200 faculty members.

Location

It is located in Lahore.

2. National University of Sciences and Technology

NUST University Islamabad Admission 2021 Last Date and Fee Structure

NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
NUST University Islamabad 1991 250 7197

Another prominent name in this respect is NUST abbreviation of the National University of Sciences and Technology established in 1991 by the military and civic education resources.

Its main campus is in Islamabad, and other cities like Karachi has also honoured to have it.

In 1991 MCS was the first college that was affiliated with it. The university is also home to an under-construction IASP certified National Science & Technology Park.

NUST offers degrees in Mechanical and Biomedical speciality Engineering and is one in all the foremost competitive engineering faculties of Pakistan with more than 15,000 full-time students enrolled.

According to QS World Ranking NUST is included in the top 300 Electrical Engineering and in the top 500 universities in the world.National University of Sciences and Technology

3-Aga Khan University(AKU)

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Agha Khan University 1983 1041 2512

Aga Khan University (AKU) one of Pakistan’s internationally recognized universities.

Established

It was founded and established in 1983 as a non-profitable higher education institute.

Location

Its main campus is located in Karachi, and the secondary campus is also located in London.

AKU is known to have a shallow acceptance rate, considering only the best candidates who pass the entrance test.

4-Quaid-e-Azam University

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Quaid-e-Azam University is listed in the top 10 universities in Pakistan from 2021-to 2022. It was formally known as the University of Islamabad but was renamed Muhammad Ali Jinnah (the founder of Pakistan).

Quaid-e-Azam University is ranked 701+ globally and is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Pakistan.

Location

It is located near the foot of picturesque Margalla Hills.

Established

Founded in 1967, the university has recently partnered with various international institutes, including the United Nations and Tokyo.

5-Baha-ud-Din Zakariya University(BZU)

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Bahauddin Zakariya University 1975 358 10,000

Baha-ud-Din Zakariya University(BZU)is a non-profit higher education institution in Multan

Established

.It was founded and established in 1975 

Location

It is located in Multan, and its secondary campus was subsequently developed in Layyah.

It’s a vast and considerable university offering degrees ranging from undergraduate to doctorate; this university has many departments.

6-University of Engineering and Technology(UET) Lahore

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Engineering and Technology 1921 701+ 8865

The next of Pakistan’s top universities, the University of Engineering and Technology also known as UET Lahore, is also ranked 701+ global ranking and is a highly selective public research university.

It was founded in 1921 and it has developed a ide range programs .

It was the Pakistan’s first university to offer a degree in Mining Engineering in 1954. 

Location

It is located in the city of Lahore.

7-Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP)

Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP), Multan - Jaamiah.com 2021

NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Institute of Southern Punjab 2010 6972 9083

Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP) is the best university in Pakistan, established under the Marjan trust located in Multan.

It offers a campus and women’s block, especially for women who are not ready for co-education.

ISP compromises 9083 students with 320 faculty and 14 societies. ISP is an advanced university that let students learn and explore more and excellently polish their skills.

It modifies and teaches, motivates students at every step. ISP compromises many departments.

Location

It is located in the city of Multan.

8-University of Karachi

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Karachi 1951 702+ 24,000

University of Karachi is also ranked in the 702+ range internationally.

Established

The university of Larachi was established and founded in 1951. 

It is the Pakistan’s largest university, spanning 1200 acres and with 800 academics teaching 24000 students.

The university  conducts high-level research and has an extensive library of over 400,000 books dating to the 1600s

Location

It is located in the city of Karachi.

9-University of Lahore

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Lahore 1999 702+ 22,000

The University of Lahore is ranked 702+ and is the youngest of these top universities in Pakistan.

Established

It was established in the year 1999.

It is another large university having enrolled students around 22,000 in 11 faculties and 32 departments. 

Campuses

The university has seven campuses in Lahore, Islamabad, Sargodha, Gujrat, and Pakpattan.

 

 

10- COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Comsats University Islamabad Admission 2021 Last date and Fee Structure

NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
COMSATS University ISB 2000 591+ 35,000

In Search of Excellence is the motto of COMSATS which is a public university established in 1998 by Dr.SM Junaid Zaidi. It is Pakistan’s first exclusive institute of information technology with 2679 academic staff and 35452 students.

Its Campuses are located in Abbott bad, Attock, Vehari, Lahore, Wah, and Sahiwal. According to the QS Rankings (2014), the CIIT is placed among the top 250 Universities in Asia.

In the category of Computer Sciences & IT, the university grabs the top positions in Pakistan.

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Luckily Pakistan has many high-performing universities producing proficient students every year.

Campuses

Its main campuses are located in Islamabad, has branches in Abottabad, Attock, Lahore, and Sahiwal.

 

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