Since its inception in 1991, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has moved forward in monumental strides and earned the infallible reputation of being a next-generation university with a progressive and innovative outlook. Currently, NUST is proudly positioned at #355 amongst the universities of the world (competing with the Ivy League institutions some of which are hundreds of years old) and at #83 in Asia as per the 2020/21 rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS); a prestigious as well as one of the most widely accepted and authenticated UK-based Higher Education ranking agency. NUST has ascended 45 positions from its last year’s world ranking, and 173 positions in the past 4 years.
More recently, the University has also ascended to #41 amongst the Top 50 under 50 universities of the world. Apart from its coveted position amongst global and Asian universities, NUST is also #1 in Pakistan in all three aforementioned categories. NUST’s success narrative is characterised by futuristic vision, merit and quality, urge for excellence in teaching and applied research, and commitment to nation building.