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Times Impact Rankings 2020: These 23 are the Top Ranked Pakistani Universities

In an encouraging development during the COVID-19 pandemic, Times Higher Education (THE) has included 23 Pakistani universities in its Impact Rankings for 2020.

THE’s Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the blueprint laid down by the UN to achieve a sustainable future for all.

This is the 2nd edition of THE Impact Rankings which includes 766 universities from 85 nations.

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore, leads the chart of Pakistani universities. UVAS is followed by COMSATS University Islamabad and the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).

Here is the complete list of Pakistan’s institutions on THE Impact Rankings 2020.

Sr. No.
University
Ranking
1
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore
101-200
2
COMSATS University Islamabad
201-300
3
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
201-300
4
University of Agriculture Faisalabad
301-400
5
NED University of Engineering and Technology
301-400
6
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
401-600
7
King Edward Medical University
401-600
8
University of Lahore
401-600
9
University of Malakand
401-600
10
University of Management and Technology
401-600
11
University of Peshawar
401-600
12
PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
401-600
13
CECOS University of IT and Emerging Sciences
601+

14
Dawood University of Engineering and Technology
601+
15
Dow University of Health Sciences
601+
16
University of Education Lahore

601+
17
University of Engineering and Technology Lahore
601+
18
Government College University Lahore
601+
19
Iqra University
601+
20
Jinnah Sindh Medical University
601+
21
Quaid-i-Azam Univeristy
601+
22
University of Sargodha
601+
23
The Women University Multan
601+

Top 5 universities in the Impact Rankings 2020 are the University of Auckland, the University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, La Trobe University, and Arizona State University.

The country with the most universities making it into the rankings this year is Japan with 63 institutions. Japan is followed by Russia with 47 and Turkey with 37 as the most represented nations on the list.

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