National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has been ranked at the top in Engineering & Technology in Pakistan, as per Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Subject Ranking 2019, released on February 27, 2019. NUST has already been featuring prominently in the four disciplines of Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Computer Science & Information Systems; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering and Physics & Astronomy. Adding more feathers to it cap, the university, for the first time, has been ranked by QS in the categories of Business & Management and Mathematics. With this new meritorious accomplishment, NUST now is well-placed in six subject-wise rankings out of a total of 48 subject areas, and is also leading the table among Pakistani universities in the subjects of Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Computer Science & Information Systems and Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering.
QS Ranks universities both at world and regional level, besides other ranking categories, such as subject ranking and young universities under the age of 50 years. The QS University rankings are carried out on the basis of teaching & research quality, academic / employer reputation, citation per paper, paper per faculty and internationalization measures taken by the university.
Apart from being ranked in the top 100 Asian Universities, NUST is also ranked at 61st position among international universities aged fewer than 50, highest ever by any Pakistani university. In addition, NUST was ranked among top 400 universities of the world in Graduate Employability Ranking (GER).
NUST has been persistently featuring in other ranking categories of QS for the past several years. NUST has also been ranked as Pakistan’s #1 Engineering & Technology University as per latest HEC Rankings. In addition, NUST was recently ranked 246th in “CEOWORLD Magazine Best Global Universities Ranking 2019,” the only Pakistani university to carve a niche among selected 500 global universities.