Concur with the celebrations prompted by the university’s giant leap between the world’s Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has filed yet another flourishing success by landing between the top 50 universities in the world, along with PIEAS and LUMS that have maintained their 46th positions from last year, as per Top 50 QS under 50 (2021), QS University Rankings announced by (QS) Quacquarelli Symonds, UK, on Wednesday, 24th of June, 2020.
As per the details, NUST has been ranked #41 in the world, ascending ten positions from its last year’s 2019 ranking of # 51. From the past five years, NUST has been consistently making headway in this ranking category against a competitive global higher education environment, soaring from its standing between 81-90 HEIs in 2016 to its present absolute position of #41.
As per the new young university rankings, NUST has emerged as the #1 university in Pakistan and secured the highest ever position in the ranking category by any university in the country. Achieving such a significant milestone in less than 30 years of its inception is proof of how NUST is committed to its legacy of merit and quality in the realms of higher education and research.
This ranking is based on the same indicators as that of the QS World University Rankings, except for the university’s age. These performance indicators include Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty-Student Ratio, Citations per Faculty, and International Faculty & Students. The category is designed to highlight universities whose performance in Teaching & Research is increasingly impressive, considering their age and resources.