13 Pakistani Universities Feature in Top QS World University Rankings 2023

Through superior education, experience, and talents, a person can become competent of leading the country. Pakistani universities are ranked among the best in the world. Pakistani institutions provide excellent educational opportunities and exposure. Believe us when we say that this isn’t just our view; the world has consistently placed Pakistani colleges among the best in the world. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2023, 13 Pakistani universities were been placed among the best in the world.

The QS system ranks the universities in three parts i.e., global ranking, rankings based on subjects, and region-wise ranking. In a recent report, 13 Pakistani Universities were ranked among the top QS world university rankings 2023. Around 1500 were evaluated using the QS system.

The QS system assigns a ranking to nations based on the following criteria:

  • Academic standing
  • Citations per professor
  • Employer standing
  • student-faculty ratio
  • Faculty from around the world
  • Students from other countries are welcome.

The list of the 13 Pakistani universities that ranked among the top QS World University Rankings are

Universities Ranking
NUST 334
Quaid e Azam university (QAU) 363
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) 390
LUMS 601-650
UET Lahore 801-1000
Peshawar University 801-1000
Punjab University 801-1000
COMSAT Islamabad 1001-1200
Lahore University 1001-1200
Agriculture University Faisalabad 1001-1200
Bahauddin Zakarya University 1201-1500
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) 1201-1500
Karachi University 1201-1500


Pakistan’s educational system is improving all the time. Through innovation, hard effort, and new teaching techniques, several of our universities have raised their standards and increased their worth. Our colleges are now among the best in the world, which is a source of pride for the country.