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Improvement of Pakistan’s Universities in QS Rankings 2020

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) publishes the annual rankings for the universities of the World. National University of Science and Technology (NUST). Islamabad and Pakistan Institute of Engineering and applied sciences (PIEAS),Islamabad are now ranked in the top 400 universities by the QS World Rankings for the year 2020.

National University of Science and Technology (NUST)

No other Pakistani university could make its place in the top 500 universities except NUST and PIEAS. Quaid-e-Azam University is ranked at 511 by the QS, and it is among the top 500 universities in the Global Times list. The leading high-class university of the country, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is successful in getting the position of 701-750 in the QS list.

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

Except for these universities, all other universities including the University of the Punjab, COMSATS, and University of Engineering & Technology (UET) are present between 801-1000 in the worldwide list.

In the end, An American top-class University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) remains successful in grabbing the top position in the QS World University Rankings and then the second position was gone to Stanford University and Harvard University was in the third position.

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Naeem Ur Rehman

Written by Naeem Ur Rehman

Pakistan's youngest blogger and the CEO of He is currently the student of BS Environmental Sciences at University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is also working as a senior advisor to, Mukaalma, and Pylon TV.

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