ISLAMABAD: National University of Science and Technology ( NUST ) ranked 417th globally in the latest HEI Rankings for 2019.
NUST has raised its rank 111 positions in the last two years, according to the latest HEI ranking 2019 list released on 6th June, 2018. The world’s top ranking agency, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) assessed the universities around the globe to rank them accordingly.
QS agency gives ranking to varsities around the world on global scale and regional scale. QS also ranks universities on categories such as subject ranking and young universities under the age of 50 years. NUST rose to prominence in all categories in the last few years.
NUST has also been given a spot in the top 100 Asian Universities as well. The Pakistani university also ranked at 61st position among international universities aged under 50. This is the highest ever reached by any Pakistani university and educational institution.
The QS Higher Educational Institutions rankings are carried out on certain criteria. The basis for the rankings include teaching and research quality, academic/employer reputation, citation per paper, paper per faculty and efforts of the university for internationalization.