Pakistani Universities Improve in Latest QS World University Rankings for 2020

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) have made it to the top 400 in Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) World University Rankings for the year 2020.

According to QS – a leading UK-based ranking agency – no Pakistani education institution besides PIEAS & NUST could make it to the top 500 universities in the world.

Quaid-e-Azam University, which is in the top 500 universities in the Global Times list, stood at the 511-520 in QS rankings.

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) – which is among the leading varsities in the country – was ranked at 701-750 on the list.

Besides, many other national education institutions, including the University of Punjab, the University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, were all ranked between 801-1000 in the rankings.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has grabbed the top position in the QS World University Rankings followed by Stanford and Harvard Universities on the second and the third position.

Oxford University is placed 4th on the list while the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) stands fifth on the list.

For more details visit QS Rankings website.


  • And where is LUMS,Punjab University, GC university?for God sake why are they charging heavy fee and couldn’t prevail world class study.

  • Yes our universities are far behind many other universities in the world but they produce a handsome amount of donkeys annually which I think they should be in no 1in ranked lol…


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