ShanghaiRanking has just released the academic rankings of the world’s universities for 2019. The ranking also includes some Pakistani universities.
The ranking divides the list based on different disciplines and rankings. Here is how the lists go.
One Pakistani university has managed to make the list in clinical medicine and public health subjects, i.e., Aga Khan University.
AKU has also been ranked among the top 100 in the clinical medicine category and among top 500 in public health. In clinical medicine, it rose to the 76-100 group in 2018 from 151-200 group. It has taken the same spot this year.
Whereas, in public health, the university has been ranked in the 151-200 group. Another Pakistani university that made the ranking is the University of Karachi, which was ranked in the 301-400 group in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences.
No Pakistani university showed up in the rankings for Dentistry & Oral Sciences, Nursing, and Medical Technology.
For Natural Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam University was ranked among the 201-300 group in Mathematics while it ranked in 301-400 for Physics.
COMSATS University Islamabad has been ranked in 401-500 in Mathematics and Physics.
No Pakistani university was included in Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Geography, Ecology, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Science.
Quaid-i-Azam University has remained among the world’s top 100 universities in Mechanical Engineering with a rank of 51-75. COMSATS University also made the list by ranking in the 101-150 group while National University of Science and Technology (NUST) was ranked in the 151-200 group.
COMSATS University was also included for Electronic Engineering, ranking in the 301-400 group. It also ranked in the Telecommunication Engineering placing among the 101-150 group.
NUST’s ranking in Telecommunication Engineering stood at 201-300.
In Computer Science Engineering, COMSATS ranked between 310-400. It ranked in 201-300 in chemical engineering while Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) ranked in 201-300 for the same discipline.
In Materials Science Technology, only one university made the list, with Quaid-i-Azam University ranking in the 401-500.
COMSATS ranked among 201-300 in Energy Science & Engineering while QAU ranked in 401-500 in this subject. In Environmental Science & Engineering, COMSATS, QAU, and the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, ranked in the 301-400 group.
No Pakistani university was included in Automation & Control, Instruments Science & Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Water Resources, Food Science & Technology, Biotechnology, Aerospace Engineering, Marine/Ocean Engineering, Transportation Science & Technology, Remote Sensing, Mining & Mineral Engineering, and Metallurgical Engineering.
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, ranked in the 101-150 group in Agricultural Sciences while University of Agriculture, Peshawar, and University of Veterinary & Animal Science ranked among 201-300 group in Veterinary Sciences.
No Pakistani university made the list for Biological Sciences and Human Biological Sciences.
COMSATS University ranked in 301-400 in Economics.
No Pakistani university appeared in Statistics, Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Education, Communication, Psychology, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Public Administration, Hospitality & Tourism Management, and Library & Information Science.
The ranking takes into account Web of Science bibliometric data, InCities, and review performance in categories including citations, publications, top journal presence, and international collaboration in awards and publications.