7 Pakistani institutions in Asia’s top 300 universities


The Times Higher Education’s (THE) Asia University Rankings 2017 publication includes seven Pakistani establishments within the prime three hundred, 5 of that square measure new entrants, in line with a announcement.

Quaid-i-Azam University received the very best ranking among native establishments, putting within the 121-130 cohort, joined by COMSATS Institute of data Technology, that places within the 141-150 band.

The editor of THE, Phil Baty same, “It is amazing news that Islamic Republic of Pakistan has quite tripled its illustration during this year’s list of Asia’s best universities, taking seven places, up from 2 last year. COMSATS Institute of data Technology is that the solely new entry to form the highest two hundred (in the 141-150 band).”

“However, the 2 established Pakistani universities have born places, despite the very fact that their overall scores had not declined since last year; Quaid-i-Azam University drops from 101-110 to 121-130, whereas the National University of Sciences and Technology slips from 121-130 to 151-160.”, Baty added.
“Their decline is thanks to different leading Asian universities rising at a quicker rate and redoubled competition within the table; the ranking currently includes three hundred universities, up from two hundred last year,” he explained

Speaking on the quality of upper education within the country Baty same, “Higher education entrance in Islamic Republic of Pakistan has redoubled considerably (from 280,000 students in 2002 to one.3 million today), and forty seven per cent of those square measure girls (compared to 36pc ten years ago), in line with knowledge from the planet Bank. But, solely around 10pc of the country’s university-age population visit university, that is way less than the equivalent figures in Asian country and state. Despite this, reforms have created the institution of universities abundant easier, leading to a trebling within the variety of upper education establishments since 2000.”

Other Pakistani establishments creating the list square measure the National University of Sciences and Technology, putting within the 151-160 vary, and also the University of Agriculture in urban center, creating it to the 201-250 bracket. Bahauddin Zakariya University, University of Karachi, and University of city all placed within the 251+ ranks.


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