The UI GreenMetric World Universities rankings 2018 are out and many Pakistani universities made it to the list.
For those who don’t know, this ranking takes into account the campus setting, energy and climate change, infrastructure, water, waste, education, and transportation of the universities. In short, it measures universities worldwide based on their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and help combat global climate change.
Most Environmentally Friendly Universities in Pakistan
GreenMetric has ranked the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, and the Pir Meher Ali Shah Arid University (PMASAAU) as the top three universities of the country, based on their efforts to go green.
As per the available details, the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has been ranked as 241 in the global rankings while the Mehran University stands at 294. As for the Arid University, it ranks at 302.
Furthermore, the UAF secured a score of 54000 while the Mehran University scored 5050. The Arid University (PMASAAU) scored a total of 5000 foe UI GreenMetric World Universities ranking.
Other Pakistani universities ranked on the list include:
- University of Balochistan, rank: 347
- Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan, rank: 361,
- Sukkur IBA: 399
- The University of Lahore, rank: 400
- National University of Sciences and Technology, rank: 454.
- Iqra University, rank: 506
- Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, rank: 548
- NED University of Engineering & Technology, rank: 550
- Kohat University of Science & Technology, rank: 559
- University of Malakand, rank: 564
- University of Central Punjab, rank: 566
- University of Karachi, rank: 593
- University of Sindh, rank: 599
- Institute of Business Management, rank: 603
- UET, Lahore, rank: 604
- Lahore University of Management Sciences, rank: 627
- Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Shaheed Benazirabad, Sindh, rank: 651
- Karakorum International University, rank: 669
- Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Technology & Skill Development, rank: 675
- Bahauddin Zakariya University, rank: 676
- Aga Khan University, rank: 682
- Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, rank: 688
- Virtual University Of Pakistan, rank: 690
- Bacha Khan University Charsadda, rank: 693
- University of Peshawar, rank: 704
- Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, rank: 709
- University of Sargodha, Sargodha, rank: 712
- Hazara University, rank: 714
- Shah Abdul Latif University, rank: 715
- University Of Education, rank: 717
- International Islamic University Islamabad, rank: 718