As per QS Asian University Rankings 2019, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has risen to 87th position, moving up by four places from its last year’s ranking of 91. Over the last 5 years, NUST has ascended 42 places amongst Asian universities. NUST has also retained its No 1 position among Pakistani universities in the Asian Rankings. NUST happens to be the 417th best university in the world, according to QS global rankings. The QS rankings are one of the most influential university rankings in the world; these are carried out on the basis of academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty / student ratio, citation per paper, paper per faculty, staff with PhD, and internationalization.