September 13, 2021

Best Universities in Pakistan

Though it may be true that when it comes to study abroad Pakistan may not be the first choice for studying Bachelors, Masters or even PhD. However, it is true that Pakistan is blessed with varsity in Culture and studying here for any student from abroad is more affordable then studying elsewhere. Then look no further because with the help of this blog we will provide you the information you will need in order to attend the top-ranked universities in Pakistan.

Pakistan has more than 200 public and private higher education institutions, some of which were established when the country became an independent state. After the creation of Pakistan as an independent country, the government built several universities in order to impart valuable knowledge and skills to the newly formed republic, especially in the sciences and engineering. That provision is still continued to this day, with many universities holding on to a focus on science, medicine and technology.

The top ranked universities in Pakistan according to 2021 ranking are listed below

  1. Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

         Quaid-e-Azam University, in the past was known as Islamabad University – was officially created in 1967 and is located in Islamabad.

It has four faculties and nine other teaching and research Institutes, centers and schools, and the main areas of research involve biological sciences, natural sciences, social sciences and medicine.

The campus is located at the foot of the Margalla Hills, a range at the base of the Himalayas. It is a famous location for birdwatching, hiking and climbing. A watercourse runs through the campus The campus covers an approximate area of 6.9 km² below the Margalla Hills; a hill range at the foothills of the Himalayas. The university offers its students buses between the main campus and other major locations in Islamabad at reduced concessional rates.

Quaid-e-Azam University has well-furnished classrooms, state of the art laboratories and libraries. Other facilities include hostels for male and female students, sports fields, and a mosque, which are all centrally located within the campus.

The vast campus is surrounded by the busy city areas and has grown into a throughgoing center of university activity. A watercourse running through the campus adds life and calm to the surroundings. Numerous academic blocks sit towards the north side of the canal whereas the student hostels blocks lie to its south. The total number of students enrolled is around 7,000-7,999.

  • COMSATS University, Islambad

           The COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) was created in 1994 by the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South of Pakistan, a geopolitical cooperation whose aim is to promote maintainable growth in developing countries through science and technology. It has opened out over seven campuses, with the main campus being in the capital city, Islamabad.

Although still a young organization, it has gained a strong character in the country for its splendid and astounding work in the fields of IT and computer science, and it is highly placed in regional rankings as a result. The Islamabad campus is home to more than 5,000 students, while about 30,000 more attend classes at its satellite campuses in Abbottabad, Attock, Vehari, Lahore, Wah and Sahiwal.

A 185-acre campus completed in 2002 can be found in Lahore, Pakistan’s intellectual and artistic capital, and the city with the country’s second highest population after Karachi. Further campuses operate in Vehari, Sahiwal, Attock and Wah Cannt, all also in the province of Punjab, and Abbottabad, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to the north. Programmes stretches from bioinformatics to business administration and earth sciences to electrical engineering, with some campuses offering more courses than others. Teaching is in English, and low tuition fees are accompanied by a low cost of living in the country, making the university a fairly affordable study option for international students.

  • Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan

            The Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan was set up in 2009 and was named after Abdul Wali Khan, a British Indian and later Pakistani temporal democratic socialist and Pashtun leader. He also offered his services as president of the National Awami Party.

Located in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan is a public university with 49 institutions connected with it. Originally accommodated in a pre-existing postgraduate college, it has approximately 12,500 students enrolled and 500 academic staff.

It has nine campuses, including the main campus (which is home to the central library), the University College for Women, the University College of Science Shankar, the Rashid Hussain Shaheed Campus, the Riffat Mahal campus, the Pabbi Campus, the Swabi campus, the campus and the Garden Campus. The latter is home to laboratories, one of the region’s largest libraries, computer labs, several hostels for students and a sports complex.

The Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan has six faculties: faculty of agriculture, faculty of arts and humanities, faculty of business and economics, faculty of chemical and life sciences, faculty of physical and numerical sciences and faculty of social sciences. This university is affiliated with three other colleges which are The Pakhtunkhwa College of Art, Womans’ College and the Animal Husbandry and the Veterinary College.

Students can take part in a variety of extracurricular activities such as painting, photography and cricket and other sports. The university has maintained association with many other national and international universities such as Brunel University London, Durham University, SOAS University of London, Seoul National University, University of Barcelona, Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Kentucky.


These universities mentioned above are the top-tier universities in Pakistan. There are many other splendid universities as well for example University of Punjab, Agha Khan University, Lahore University of Management Sciences are also suitable choices for education. For furthermore information you can visit their official websites.

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