Top HEC Ranking Universities in Pakistan – List of Universities in Pakistan

Universities in Pakistan. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has provided the official rankings of the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) nationally wise, which based at multitude of criteria, And There are also various newspapers, magazines and international standards / agencies which provides analysis and rankings.

Universities in Pakistan

According to 2015 HEI rankings release by HEC, top five universities in Pakistan are:

  • Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU),
  • University of the Punjab (PU),
  • University of Agriculture in Faisalabad (UAF)
  • National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),
  • Aga Khan University (AKU).

Pakistan is placed currently by the QS World University Rankings in top 800 world rankings:

The HEC has published rankings for the year 2015. HEC ranking uses the five criteria’s, all of having specific weighting and to give an aggregate score out of the 100 scores, the five criteria, with their weighted scores & sub-components are summarized below: you can also read Top Universities in Karachi and Top Colleges in Karachi.

Top Ten Rankings Universities in Pakistan

According to  HEC rankings for 2015, the following are the top ranking Higher Education Institutions in the country

1Quaid-i-Azam University100
2University of the Punjab83.28
3National University of Sciences and Technology80.27
4University of Agriculture (Faisalabad)78.72
5Aga Khan University77.28
6COMSATS Institute of Information Technology76.51
7Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences74.88
8University of Karachi70.09
9University of Health Sciences (Lahore)68
10University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences66.78

Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

1University of Agriculture (Faisalabad)100
2University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences83.68
3University of Agriculture (Peshawar)62.85
4Sindh Agriculture University46.9
5Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences42.65


1Iqra University100
2Lahore School of Economics98.7
3Institute of Business Administration96
4Institute of Management Sciences (Peshawar)80.32
5Sukkur Institute of Business Administration75.82
6Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology75.7
7The Superior College74.3
8Institute of Business Management72.91
9University of Central Punjab67.34
10Greenwich University58.75
11GIFT University54.66
12COMMECS Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences41.79
13Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education37.54
14Institute of Management Sciences (Lahore)25.39
15Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology22.16
Arts and Design
1National College of Arts100
2Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture82.53
Computer Sciences and Information Technology
1COMSATS Institute of Information Technology68
2National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences61
3Qurtuba University43
4Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences37
5City University of Science and Information Technology28
6CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences26


1Aga Khan University100
2University of Health Sciences (Lahore)83.54
3Dow University of Health Sciences64.53
4Khyber Medical University61.62
5Isra University57.28
6King Edward Medical University53.62
7Ziauddin University51.99
8Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences50.56
9Gandhara University43.64
10Baqai Medical University41.58
11Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University37.03
12Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences36.45
13Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences for Women32.25

Engineering and Technology

1National University of Sciences and Technology100
2Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences96.67
3Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology75.34
4Institute of Space Technology72.46
5University of Engineering and Technology (Lahore)63.97
6Mehran University of Engineering and Technology58.88
7University of Engineering and Technology (Peshawar)57.74
8Air University57.22
9University of Engineering and Technology (Taxila)55.32
10National Textile University51.09
11NED University of Engineering and Technology51.06
12Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences48.6
13Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology45.78
14Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology45.08
15HITEC University45.01
16CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences43.96
17Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology43.91
18Indus University43.39
19Dawood University of Engineering and Technology42.48
20Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology37.07
21Textile Institute of Pakistan23.4

General Rankings

1Quaid-i-Azam University100
2University of the Punjab85.014
3COMSATS Institute of Information Technology79.48
4University of Karachi71.424
5Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University63.539
6Lahore University of Management Sciences60.694
7Government College University [Faisalabad60.348
8University of Peshawar59.662
9Bahauddin Zakariya University59.35
10Pakistan Institute of Development Economics58.878
11Islamia University57.836
12Riphah International University55.519
13International Islamic University55.39
14Government College University (Lahore)54.293
15University of Science and Technology (Bannu)53.802
16University of Faisalabad52.694
17Abdul Wali Khan University52.362
18University of Sargodha52.361
19University of Malakand52.284
20Forman Christian College50.853
21National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences50.534
22University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir50.117
23Bahria University50.054
24University of Gujrat49.62
25Kohat University of Science and Technology49.607
26Gomal University49.57
27Lahore College for Women University49.506
28Hazara University48.195
29University of Lahore47.97
30DHA Suffa University47.887
31National University of Modern Languages47.517
32University of Sindh47.448
33National Defence University47.344
34Islamia College University46.645
35University of Management and Technology (Lahore)46.083
36University of Balochistan45.804
37Federal Urdu University45.688
38Fatima Jinnah Women University45.494
39City University of Science and Information Technology44.955
40Qurtuba University43.595
41Shah Abdul Latif University43.582
42Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology43.006
43Mohammad Ali Jinnah University42.177
44Minhaj University41.443
45Foundation University41.173
46Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University41.126
47Abasyn University39.563
48Beaconhouse National University39.388
49Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (Sheringal)39.19
50University of Education39.136
51Hajvery University38.596
52Institute of Business and Technology38.487
53Kinnaird College for Women University37.756
54Karakoram International University37.745
55Jinnah University for Women36.774
56Preston University36.488
57National College of Business Administration and Economics35.747
58Ali Institute of Education35.052
59University of Wah34.872
60Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University33.558
61Sardar Bahadur Khan Women's University33.503
62Newports Institute of Communications and Economics32.749
63Imperial College of Business Studies31.723
64Mirpur University of Science and Technology30.427
65Hamdard University29.316
66Northern University29.051
67Al-Khair University28.817
68Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University25.305
69University of South Asia24.667
70Preston University22.201
71Al-Hamd Islamic University21.469
72Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology19.447
73Nazeer Hussain University12.436


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