According to the QS Asia University Ranking 2021, the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is the only Pakistani university ranked amongst the top 100 universities in Asia.
According to the report, on Wednesday, the 2021 edition of the annual ranking released in which 650 universities from 18 places all across Asia were ranked. 124 universities were from China, 107 from India, 105 from Japan, 88 from South Korea, 43 from Taiwan, and 40 from Pakistan respectively.
NUST is ranked 76th, the only Pakistani university among the top 100. At number 106th, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is ranked, followed by Lahore University of Management and Science (LUMS) at 121st position and COMSATS University Islamabad ranked at 146th position.
The list also includes the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), University of Punjab, University of Peshawar, Agha Khan University, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, University of Karachi, University of Lahore, Air University Pakistan, Arid Agriculture University, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Institute of Space Technology, International Islamic University Technology, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, NED University of Engineering and Technology amongst others.