ISLAMABAD: It’s a proud for Pakistan that one of its universities has made it to grab the slot in top 100 universities of Asia. This is the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) of Islamabad.
According to the Global Education rankings for 2017, the university has been listed at 95 among Asian universities. It’s the only university from Pakistan to be included in the ranking.
In global rankings, however, the university ranks at 539 with a global score of 49.1. This was down from 496 globally that US News and World Report had placed it on the 2015 rankings.
The regional rankings have been swept by East Asian countries especially with Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Singaporean universities making up the top 10 Asian universities.
University of Tokyo, National University of Singapore and Peking University were the top three Asian universities.
In global rankings, the only other Pakistani university which made it was the Aga Khan University of Karachi. It was ranked at 826 with a score of 39.6.
The University of Agriculture Faisalabad was also included in the ranking but could not secure any rank or score.