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HEC announces new ranking of Universities 2013

Posted on: 05 July, 2013

Islamabad: Higher Education Commission on Friday announced the new academic ranking of universities of Pakistan.

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science (PIEAS) was declared to be the best university in the Engineering & Technology category.

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and University of Faislabad were ranked highest in the large, medium and small General Universities category respectively.

For the 2013 HEC rankings, each university has been named only once in the rankings", HEC Chairman Javed Leghari Said. He said the universities themselves chose which category they wanted to be considered for.
For instance, NUST opted to be categorized in the general category instead of the Engineering & Technology category.

The HEC did not release an overall list of university rankings.
HEC Chairman said that it was too difficult to equalize data in different categories to arrive at a consolidated list.

Following is a list of universities according to their ranking in the various categories as released by HEC:

1. University of Agriculture Faisalabad
2. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
3. University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences Lahore
4. The University of Agriculture Peshawar
5. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam

Business Education
1. LUMS, Lahore
2. IBA, Karachi
3. Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur
4. SZABIST, Karachi
5. Institute of Management Science Peshawar

Engineering and Technology
1. Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad
2. UET, Lahore
3. GIKI, Topi
4. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro
5. Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad

1. Aga Khan University, Karachi
2. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
3. DOW University of Health Scienes, Karachi
4. Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
5. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar

General Universities (Large)
1. NUST, Islamabad
2. University of Punjab, Lahore
3. University of Karachi, Karachi
4. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
5. Government College University, Faisalabad

General Universities (Medium)
1. QAU, Islamabad
2. Government College University, Lahore
3. FAST-NUCES, Islamabad
4. Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
5. Gomal University, D I Khan

General Universities (Small)
1. The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad
2. Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
3. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad
4. University of Science & Technology, Bannu
5. Isra University, Hyderabad

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