Top 10 Universities in Pakistan 2021-2022

Higher education in Pakistan developed considerably after the country’s independence from Great Britain in 1947. Today, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) oversees the system, which oversees the funding, research results, and quality of teaching. The higher education commission (HEC) recognizes 174 universities, including private and public institutions and some military or professional. You don’t have to worry about learning Urdu (the national language), as all teaching at Pakistani universities is conducted in English.

We have compiled a list of the top 10 universities in Pakistan 2021-2022. Let’s know about them!!

1. Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Lahore University of Management Sciences 1984 702+ 35,000

Founded and established in 1984, Lahore University of Management Sciences is a private research university ranked 702+ globally and the highest university in the country in the Asian ranking, at 111th (better ranking up from the last year as that time was 160-170 rank). One of the most top-selective universities in Pakistan, it is also relatively small, with around 3,500 students taught by 200 faculty members.

2. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

NUST University Islamabad Admission 2021 Last Date and Fee Structure

NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
NUST University Islamabad 1991 250 7197

One of the top 10 universities in Pakistan 2021-2022, founded in 1991 to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the National University of Sciences and Technology is the highly-ranked Pakistani university in the world. The university takes pride in its innovative perspective and ranks among the top 250 universities globally for Electrical Engineering in the University Rankings by Subject.

3. Aga Khan University

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Agha Khan University 1983 1041 2512

Agha Khan University (AKU), one of Pakistan’s internationally recognized universities, was founded and established in 1983 as a non-profitable higher education institute. Its main campus is located in Karachi, and the secondary campus is also located in London. AKU is known to have a shallow acceptance rate, considering only the best candidates who pass the entrance exam.

4. Quaid-i-Azam University

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Quaid-e-Azam University 1967 701+ 13,000

Quaid-e-Azam University is listed in the top 10 universities in Pakistan 2021-2022. It was formerly known as the University of Islamabad but was renamed Muhammad Ali Jinnah (the founder of Pakistan). Quaid-e-Azam University is ranked 701+ globally and is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Pakistan; and is located near the foot of picturesque Margalla Hills. Founded in 1967, the university has recently partnered with various international institutes, including the United Nations and Tokyo.

5. Baha-ud-Din Zakariya University

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Bahauddin Zakariya University 1975 358 10,000

Bahauddin Zakariya University was founded and established in 1975 as a non-profit higher education institution in Multan, and its secondary campus was subsequently developed in Layyah. It’s a vast and considerable university offering degrees ranging from undergraduate to doctorate; this university has many departments.

6. University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Engineering and Technology 1921 701+ 8865

The next of Pakistan’s top universities, the University of Engineering and Technology (also known as UET Lahore), is also ranked 701+ in global rankings and is a highly selective public research university. Founded in 1921, it has developed a wide range of programs and was the first Pakistani university to offer a degree in mining engineering in 1954.

7. Institute of Southern Punjab

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
Institute of Southern Punjab 2010 6972 9083

Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP) is the best university in Pakistan, established under the Marjan trust located in Multan. It offers campus and women’s block, especially for women who are not ready for co-education. Isp comprises 9083 students with 320 faculty and 14 societies. Isp is an advanced university that lets students learn and explore more and excellently polish their skills. It modifies and teaches, motivates students at every step. ISP compromises many departments.

8. University of Karachi

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Karachi 1951 702+ 24,000

Also ranked in the 702+ range internationally, the University of Karachi was founded and established in 1951. It is Pakistan’s largest university, spanning 1,200 acres and with 800 academics teaching 24,000 students. The university conducts high-level research and has an extensive library of over 400,000 books dating to the 1600s.

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9. University of Lahore

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NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
University of Lahore 1999 702+ 22,000

The University of Lahore is ranked 702+ and is the youngest of these top universities in Pakistan, established in 1999. It is another large university, with around 22,000 students in 11 faculties and 32 departments. The university has seven campuses located in Lahore, Islamabad, Sargodha, Gujrat, and Pakpattan.

10. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Comsats University Islamabad Admission 2021 Last date and Fee Structure

NAME OF UNIVERSITY YEAR OF ESTABLISHED WORLD RANKING CURRENT ENROLLED STUDENTS
COMSATS University ISB 2000 591+ 35,000

COMSATS ISB was founded and established in the year 2000. It is a relatively new university intended to provide public, non-profit higher education to the public. It has come a long way to mark its position among the top universities in Pakistan. Its main campus, located in Islamabad, has branches in Abbottabad, Attock, Lahore, and Sahiwal. It also has many departments. Each year, COMSATS welcomes 30,000 to 35,000 students and therefore has a high acceptance rate.