University Rankings for the Year 2014 Announced by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

HEC  Ranking Top 10 Universities of Pakistan Quality and Research based Ranking of Pakistani HEIs


Ranking criteria for 2014 has been modified and improved in the light of previous practice and feedback received from stakeholders. This year the higher education institutes have been ranked Overall and then divided into six catergories which are i) General, ii) Engineering and Technology, iii) Business Education, iv) Agriculture and Veterinary, v) Medical, vi) Arts and Design. Only HEC recognized universities are included in the current ranking. However universities established after June 2009 and those offering Distance Learning Programmes are not included in the selection in order to provide them time to adopt all criterial and enhance research ability and capacity.

Overall top ten universities in the HEC Rankings 2015 are given below:

  1. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
  2. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  3. University of Punjab, Lahore
  4. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
  5. Aga Khan University
  6. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
  7. University of Karachi, Karachi
  8. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)
  9. University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  10. University of Health Sciences, Lahore