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Eight Pakistani Universities Ranked in the top 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject

The most recent QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 show. That eight Pakistani universities have made a name for themselves internationally. With over 16,300 academic programs evaluated across a range of subjects. This year’s rankings saw a notable surge, with more than 600 programs. Being added from the previous year.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2024 include 55 different subjects. That are categorized into five main areas: Natural Sciences, Engineering. And Technology, Life Sciences and Medicine, Arts and Humanities. And Social Sciences and Management. This year’s rankings comprised evaluations of 1,559 institutions globally. 64 of which were new to the rankings.

Quaid-e-Azam University, Aga Khan University. Lahore University of Engineering and Technology (UET), University of Agriculture Faisalabad. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), University of the Punjab. And COMSATS University Islamabad are a few of the Pakistani universities. That have gained international recognition.

What Makes NUST Noteworthy?

NUST emerges as the front-runner once more, sealing the top spot in the QS rankings. And upholding its tradition of excellence. COMSATS University Islamabad and University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore are right behind. Notable rankings positions were also attained by Quaid-i-Azam University. And University of the Punjab, demonstrating the academic diversity of the nation.

It is especially noteworthy that NUST performed exceptionally. Well in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024. The school moved up 16 spots in the Engineering & Technology category. To claim the esteemed 144th place worldwide. With this outstanding accomplishment, NUST has continued. To rule this field in Pakistan for the past eight years.

NUST strengthens its standing as one of the top 200 universities. In the world by offering programs in electrical and electronic engineering. Computer science, and civil and structural engineering. Furthermore, it has been ranked in the top 300 universities. In the fields of mathematics, material science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering. And aeronautical and manufacturing engineering. Notably, NUST has debuted in fields like medicine, accounting and finance, and economics. And econometrics, demonstrating its adaptability and changing academic environment.

Commemorating noteworthy achievements. The University of the Punjab lists 19 subjects. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024. Of these, Library and Information Management stands out the most. Ranking astonishingly well in the 50–70 range worldwide. A historic accomplishment for the university. Petroleum engineering, languages, linguistics, mathematics, pharmacy. Agriculture & forestry, physics & astronomy, engineering & technology. And chemical engineering are among the other subjects that were ranked.

Regarding the Arts and Humanities subject category. No Pakistani institute has received a ranking.

Let’s examine the comprehensive rankings of Pakistani universities. In the remaining fields of study.

Social Sciences & Management Universities

UniversityRankingOverall Score
Quaid-e-Azam University451-500n/a
University of Punjab501-500n/a

Life Sciences & Medicine

UniversityRankingOverall Score
Agha Khan University401-450n/a
Quaid-e-Azam University401-450n/a
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad401-450n/a

Natural Sciences Universities

UniversityRankingOverall Score
Quaid-e-Azam University30765.1
University of Punjab451-500n/a

Engineering & Technology

UniversityRankingOverall Score
Quaid-e-Azam University30264.6
University of Punjab39261.9


Criteria QS combines five factors. These are the following:

  • scholarly standing
  • Employer standing
  • H-index of research citations per paper
  • Global Research Alliance

The first two indicators are global employer and academic surveys. That are used to evaluate each subject’s institution’s standing internationally.

The h-index and research impact for the pertinent topic. Are assessed using the second two indicators. For those who don’t know, the productivity and impact of research. Are also assessed using the h-index. The most extensive research citation database in the world. Scopus, provides the data for these two indicators.

The final metric emphasizes an institution’s participation in international research collaboration.

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