NUST ranked as Pakistan’s top university in QS rankings

NUST takes giant leap in global varsity rankings, ranked No. 1 in Pakistan

Pakistan’s National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has achieved another major achievement in the QS World University Rankings.

NUST was ranked at #355 amongst world universities, as per the World University Rankings 2021, released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) on June 10, 2020.

NUST has climbed a staggering 45 positions from its last year’s ranking of #400 and has steadily maintained its upward trajectory over the past 4 years. NUST has emerged amongst the top 30% global Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) considered for the 2021 world rankings.

With the announcement of the latest QS World University Rankings, NUST is now the number 1 university of Pakistan. Also leading the ranking table in the country among Asian universities, NUST has the unprecedented singular honor of being #1 in Pakistan both in World and Asian Rankings, and the only Pakistani university in the top 360 global and 100 Asian universities.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is the most prestigious university ranking agency in the world; their rankings are carried out based on Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty-Student Ratio, Citations per Faculty, and International Faculty & Students.

Pakistani universities in the top 1000 are:

  • National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)
  • Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)
  • Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU)
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  • COMSATS University
  • University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore (UET Lahore)
  • University of Punjab
NUST ranked as Pakistan's top university in QS rankings
Salma Khan
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