Only seven Pakistani Universities have been included among the best 1,000 higher education institutions in the world, with many of the big names in the Pakistani higher education sector missing in the highly credible and prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019.
Although 10 Pakistani universities have been included in the recently launched Times Higher Education (THE) ranking titled Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018, just one university from Pakistan has found a place among the top 100 institutions.
QS World University Rankings has published its subject-wise rankings for 2018, with five Pakistani institutes, including NUST, COMSATS among top 500 universities in the world for studies related to engineering and technology.
The unabated protest by faculty at Quaid-e-Azam University has entered its third week, with the federal education minister now offering to mediate between the two sides.
Pakistani universities have improved their position in the Asia University Rankings 2018 released by Times Higher Education (THE), with the country’s top ranked institute claiming a place among the top 100 universities on the continent.
Private universities often find themselves at the receiving end of immense media and social criticism in case of slightest of irregularity highlighted by one of the several educational watchdogs operating in the country.
The month-and-a-half-long strike of protesting students of Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) has finally come to an end with the restoration of expelled students, as well as those rusticated by the administration.
The three-week-long tensions between students and administration of Pakistan’s top ranked seat of higher learning, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), came to a rather sad end on Monday with a massive – and violent – crackdown on protesters by law enforcement agencies. Dozens of students were arrested and stuffed into police vans to make way for resumption of classes at the university, which did resume in a sombre environment on Tuesday.
Times Higher Education (THE) has released its prestigious World University Rankings 2018, with Oxford University claiming the top spot with an overall score of 94.3. THE’s university rankings are much respected across the global education industry and a common reference point for academicians, parents and students alike.