Pakistani Universities are making a great progress, and are being enlisted in the top universities of the world. NUST and PIEAS are some of the top priorities of the students especially those interested to pursue a career in Engineering. Both have shown remarkable progress in the short span of time and now are listed in Top 400 Universities of the world. Both are academically strong, and also compete with each other in National rankings issued by Higher education Commission, Islamabad. Hence students face difficulty in deciding the best option for them, either to take admission in NUST or go for PIEAS. Here we are presenting a comparison of both.
NUST and PIEAS Statistical Comparison
National Ranking issued by HEC 2015:
NUST: Ranks #3 in Overall and Number 1 in Engineering Category
PIEAS: Ranks 7th in Overall and 2nd in Engineering Category
International Rankings of NUST & PIEAS 2020
NUST QS World Rankings: 400 Gloabally
PIEAS QS World Ranking: 375 Gloabally
NUST Vs PIEAS Area:
NUST Main Campus: Almost 707 acres
PIEAS Main Campus: 150 Acres
Students and Teachers
NUST: 10,998 enrolled Studetns – 1465 Academic Faculty
PIEAS: 867 enrolled students – 161 Academic Faculty
NUST: 23 undergraduate programs and 49 MS Programs
PIEAS: 6 undergraduate programs and 15 MS Programs
Why you should Choose NUST and its Features
- NUST is good due to its wide openness towards various fields of learning, event holding and providing variety of platforms for students to excel.
- NUST Campus is spread over a complete sector of Islamabad. Open environment, lush green lawns, and more area for different activities.
- NUST is run by Pakistan Army.
- Located inside Islamabad, easy access to the campus, and to the city life.
- Funding is not an issue. You can find numerous scholarships.
- NUST is very generous in providing support to its students for their grooming. You will find numerous societies, clubs, Projects findings, incubation centers, and many facilities for startups. So NUST students are basically entrepreneurs or industry leaders.
- In fact, NUST has secured more than PKR 2.50 billion funds for the research projects through various national and international funding agencies / organizations. The win ratio of the projects is more than 42% .
- NUST students have more market value due to their diverse exposure to different aspects of professional life to come. Its students are more likely to be very flourishing for the running industry.
Why you should Choose PIEAS and its Features
- PIEAS is more academically focused. So it is a good option for curious and research minded students.
- It is located in an isolated area; the access to the campus is not easy. But at the same time, it gives you a relaxed and peaceful environment. So you don’t have much to do except to focus on your studies.
- PIEAS faculty is highly qualified, over 90% of the faculty members are PhD.
- PIEAS is a research intensive university, In faculty strength, it ranks number one in Pakistan, and 15th in Asia.
- Its number of publications per faculty member is the highest in Pakistan, 67th in Asia.
- PIEAS is run by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, so its students have a great opportunity to get jobs in Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission or NESCOM.
- PIEAS on is very good at keeping its students very well focused in their specific field of studies and grooming them with in-depth knowledge.
- Its students are more likely to become great scientists and engineers who can come up with new inventions. PIEAS has primarily been established to fulfill recruiting requirement of scientists and engineers for Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.