Karachi: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan continues to reap fruits as four Pakistani universities manages to grab honorable places among top 250 varsities of Asia in widely respected QS world university rankings.
According to the details, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Karachi University, Agha Khan University and UET Lahore are being listed among the top 250 Asian universities.
NUST grabbing 108th spot has kept the same status as before, University of Karachi is ranked among 191-200 while Agha Khan University and University of Engineering and Technology are placed among 201-250 leading Asian Universities.
However, the rankings of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and University of Lahore have slightly fallen as they are enlisted among 251-300 higher education institutes.
Meanwhile, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has replaced Cambridge University at the top of the world university rankings but Pakistan institutions are languishing outside the top 400 for a second year in a row. At the top, the scuffle remains ironically between Cambridge, UK, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
It is to mention here that the ranking survey was carried out by Quacquarelli Symonds, UK, which is the world’s most prestigious ranking agency.