- Two universities ranked 301-400, five 401-600, nine 601-800, ten 801-1,000, and nine 1,001+.
- Shafqat Mahmood says Pakistan is gaining rapidly on important university metrics.
- Ranking 1117 universities from 94 nations and regions.
A total of 36 Pakistani universities were included in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2021, a substantial increase in the country’s worldwide ranking.
One university ranked 201-300, two 301-400, five 401-600, nine 601-800, ten 801-1,000, and nine 1,001+.
Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood announced Pakistani universities’ worldwide ranking.
“Pakistani universities have moved up the world rankings the last three years,” Mahmood tweeted. We have a long way to go, but the pace is perfect. We are proud of the PTI government and universities.”
“Pakistan is one of the world’s fastest-improving nations on key metrics for universities,” the education minister tweeted. We are among the top five nations for research citations and industry links.”
The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) ranked 300, while the University of Agriculture Faisalabad and COMSATS University Islamabad ranked 400.
It was followed by Fatima Jinnah Women’s University, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, and University of Sargodha in the 601-800 range. Iqra, Dow, and Quaid-e-Azam universities were in the 801-1,000 range.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are a worldwide performance index that measures universities against the UN SDGs (SDGs). The evaluations include four areas: research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching.
The Impact Rankings 2021 comprise 1,117 universities from 94 countries and regions.