Global 900… Pakistan’s three universities make the list


Three Pakistani universities have been featured among the top 900 of the world.

The 15th edition of World University Rankings was issued by the Times Higher Education.


COMSATS Institute of Information Technology has been ranked in the range of 601-800, while the University of Agriculture and the National University of Sciences and Technology fall within the range of 801-1,000.

Six Pakistan universities which featured on the 1001+ rankings (those which did not make it to top 1,000 list) include Bahauddin Zakariya University, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, Government College University Lahore, University of Lahore, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, and University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore.

The universities across the globe were judged on different indicators, including their learning environment, research, citations, international outlook and knowledge transfer.

The US and UK dominate the top 10 places. Seven US universities are in the top 10, and the universities of Oxford and Cambridge top the list. Oxford retains its top position for the third year running.