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Friday Nov 27 2020
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Quaid i Azam University ranks 106 in top varsities of Asia

By
Web Desk
The Quaid i Azam University. — Facebook/QAUIslamabadofficial

The Quaid i Azam University has been able to secure the 106th spot in the Asian universities' ranking, the varsity's officials said Friday.

"The university has jumped five spots ahead compared to last year's rankings," the university's officials informed, adding that the institution now ranks among the best universities in Asia for research and teaching.

The officials said that the university scored 43.24 points in the overall QS score.

Read more: Only 1 Pakistani university among Asia's top 100 rankings

Meanwhile, the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is the only Pakistani university to be ranked among the top 100 universities in Asia, according to the QS Asia University Ranking 2021.

The 2021 edition for the annual ranking features 650 universities from across 18 locations across Asia. Among them are 124 universities from China, 107 from India, 105 from Japan, 88 from South Korea, 43 from Taiwan, and 40 from Pakistan.

Ranked 76, NUST is the only Pakistani university among the top 100. Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is ranked 106, Lahore University of Management and Science (LUMS) is at 121, and COMSATS University Islamabad is ranked 146.

The list also includes:

Rank 175: University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore

Rank 176: Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)

Rank 178: University of Punjab

Rank 217: University of Peshawar

Rank 231: Agha Khan University

Rank 244: University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Rank 281-290: University of Karachi

Rank 301-350: University of Lahore

Rank 351-400: Air University Pakistan

Rank 351-400: Arid Agriculture University

Rank 351-400: Bahauddin Zakariya University

Rank 351-400: Institute of Space Technology

Rank 351-400: International Islamic University Technology

Rank 351-400: Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

Rank 351-400: National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

Rank 351-400: NED University of Engineering and Technology

Rank 401-450: Dow University of Health Sciences

Rank 451-500: Bahria University Islamabad

Rank 451-500: Govt College University Lahore

Rank 451-500: Ripah International University

Rank 451-500: University of Central Punjab

Rank 451-500: University of Malakand Chakdara

Rank 451-500: University of Veterinary Animal Sciences Lahore

Rank 501-500: Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

Rank 501-500: Iqra University

Rank 501-500: Islamia University Bahawalpur

Rank 501-500: University of Management and Technology

Rank 501-500: University of Sargodha

Rank 501-500: University Sindh Jamshoro

Rank 551-600: Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences

Rank 551-600: Govt College University Faisalabad

Rank 551-600: National Textile University Faisalabad

Rank 551-600: Ziauddin University

Rank 601+: Foundation University Islamabad

Rank 601+: Islamia College Peshawar

Rank 601+: Lahore College for Women University