University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has risen to a more coveted position
in the league of world’s top higher education institutions, as per the latest
HEI rankings (2019) released on June 6, 2018, by the world’s leading ranking
agency-Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Having ascended 20 positions from the
previous year and 111 positions in the last 2 years, NUST is now well-placed at
417th position globally.
universities both at world and regional level, besides other ranking categories,
such as subject ranking and young universities under the age of 50 years. NUST
has prominently and consistently figured among all categories since 2007. Apart
from being ranked in the top 100 Asian Universities, NUST is also ranked at 61st
position among international universities aged under 50, highest ever by any
Pakistani university. In addition, NUST was ranked among top 400 universities
of the world in Graduate Employability Ranking (GER).
The QS university
rankings are carried out on the basis of teaching & research quality,
academic / employer reputation, citation per paper, paper per faculty and
internationalisation measures taken by the university. Improved scores in
academic reputation, employer reputation and citations per faculty helped NUST
further consolidate its position this year.