42 Pakistani Universities in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2022

The Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022 include 42 Pakistani universities. While THE has ranked 21 national institutions, the remainder have been designated as a ‘reporter’ on the list.

According to this ranking, Quaid-i-Azam University tops the chart, followed by Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. The entire list of Pakistani Universities Rankings institutions on THE Asia University Rankings 2022 is shown below:

Sr # Universities Ranking
1 Quaid-i-Azam University 116
  2  Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan 149
3 International Islamic University, Islamabad 164
4 Government College University Faisalabad 166
5 Hazara University Mansehra 169
6 University of Peshawar 192
7 COMSATS University Islamabad 201-250
8 Lahore University of Management Sciences 01-250
9 University of Malakand 201-250
10        University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 251-300
11 National University of Sciences and Technology 251-300
12 The Islamia University of Bahawalpur 301-350
13 University of Lahore 301-350
14 University of Punjab 351-400
15 University of Sargodha 351-400
16 Bahauddin Zakariya University 401-500
17 University of Engineering and Technology Lahore 401-500
18 PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi 401-500
19 University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore 401-500
20 Government College University Lahore 501+
21 University of Karachi 501+
22 Bahria University Reporter
23 University of Balochistan Reporter
24 Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Reporter
25 Dawood University of Engineering and Technology Reporter
26 Dow University of Health Sciences Reporter
27 University of Education Lahore Reporter
28 University of Faisalabad Reporter
29 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology Reporter
30 Gomal University Reporter
31 Government College Women University Faisalabad Reporter
32 Government College Women University Sialkot Reporter
33 Ilma University Reporter
34 Jinnah Sindh Medical University Reporter
35 Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology Reporter
36 King Edward Medical University Reporter
37 University of Management and Technology Reporter
38 MNS University of Agriculture Multan Reporter
39 NED University of Engineering and Technology Reporter
40 Rawalpindi Medical University Reporter
41 The Women University Multan Reporter
42 Ziauddin University Reporter


The Asia University Rankings employ the same 13 performance measures as the World University Rankings, but they are tailored to emphasize the best Asian universities. The rankings for 2022 comprise 616 institutions from 31 countries that were assessed based on teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international view. China has retained the top two rankings, as it did last year, while Japan remains the most-represented nation on the Asia University Rankings for the second year in a row.

Let’s take a deeper look at THE Asia University Rankings 2022’s top ten universities.

SR# Universities Ranking
1 Tsinghua University China 1
2 Peking University China 2
3 National University of Singapore Singapore 3
4 University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 4
5 Nanyang Technological University Singapore 5
6 The University of Tokyo Japan 6
7 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 7
8 Seoul National University South Korea 8
9 The Hong Kong University of Science Hong Kong 9
10 Fudan University China 10