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HEC Ranking 2012 of Pakistani Universities

Islamabad (Thursday, February 23, 2012) – HEC (Higher Education Commission Islamabad has issued Ranking of Universities of All Pakistan. Following are lists published by HEC on 23-2-2012.


Overall Top Ten HEIs of Pakistan (Top 10 Universities of Pakistan)


          1. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
          2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
          3. Aga Khan University, Karachi
          4. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
          5.  University of The Punjab, Lahore
          6. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
          7. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University
          8. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
          9. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)
          10. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore




  1. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  2. Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
  3. University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore
  4. KPK Agriculture University, Peshawar
  5. Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam

Art & Design

  1. National College of Arts, Lahore
  2. Indus Valley School of Arts and Architecture, Karachi

 Computer Sciences & IT


  1. COMSAT Institute of Information Tech Islamabad
  2. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences , Islamabad
  3. Qurtaba University D.I.Khan
  4. Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta
  5. City University, Peshawar

 Engineering & Technology

  1. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science, Islamabad
  2. National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad
  3. Ghulam Institute of Engineering and Technology , Swabi
  4. University of Engineering and Technology , Taxila
  5. Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad

Business Education


  1. Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
  2. Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  3. Iqra University, Karachi
  4. Sukkur Institute of Business Administration
  5. National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore

Medical Universities


  1. Aga Khan University, Karachi
  2. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  3. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  4. Isra University, Hyderabad
  5. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar

General Universities (Large)

  1. University of the Punjab, Lahore
  2. University of Karachi, Karachi
  3. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  4. University of Peshawar, Peshawar
  5. International Islamic University, Islamabad

General Universities (Other)


  1. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  2. Government College University, Lahore
  3. Gomal University, DI Khan
  4. Kohat University of Science and Technology
  5. The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir


HEI’S excluded from the Ranking



The following HEIs are exclued from ranking based on three reasons:


  • Established after December 2008
  • Distance education institues (AIOU and Virtual University)
  • incomplete data


S # University Name Year of establishment
1 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical University Karachi.


2 HITEC University, Taxila


3 University of Wah, Wah Cantt.


4 Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan.


5 Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan


6 Lahore Leads University, Lahore


7 Global Institute, Lahore


8 Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi


9 Al-Khair University AJK


10 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Benazirabad


11 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Upper Dir KPK


12 University of Swat, Swat


Distance Learning Institutions
13 Allama  Iqbal Open University.  
14 Virtual University.  
Incomplete Data
15 Lahore college for women University
16 Northern University Nowshera
17 Al hamid Islamic University Quetta

About Tahir


  1. O yaar i am BSCS gradudate from Karachi University.. Did my bachelors 6 years ago.. I am earning 80k+… nd KU is not in the above ranking.. why??? :/
    Who the hell made the this ranking?? Toilet mein beth k sochta hay kya yeh banda? 😀

    • yaar aik to tumhari salary itni ziada nahi he im earning 18k ryal,, aur university ka taluq apki salary se kabhi nhi hota aur jis university k students aisa sochte hen to yaqinan woh university is qabil nahi he k ranking me aage aae 🙂

  2. 80K+ kabhi ek sath dekhe hain 😛

  3. Are Virtual University best or bad ?

  4. i am so happy that my University is at 4 number in field of computer , its the great owner of us and give all credit to our VC,ADMIN,ADMINTRACTION.ssssooooooooo and great achivements .

    • this is not “owner” , it is honor/honour, this reflects your ability and criteria of the university who has admitted this caliber and hold fourth number on standing.
      Questions and questions on ?????

  5. kia federal urdu university ki degree hec se valid he ya nhi ?

  6. PAf kiet ka kia ranking ha any one tell me plz?

  7. Gulzar Alam tmhari choti soch ko 21 topon ki salami. 🙂

  8. on what ranking is the university of lahore…?

  9. Assalam o Alikum,,,where is Allama Iqbal Open University?????

    Much better in MBA Executive (Commonwealth)

  10. assalam walikum ya universities pa depand nahi karta ya student pa depand if the student are intellegent us ku har jaga job mil sakti ha


  12. Gulzar ahmed ap ki soch pe salam alaaaaaa point mara he wese if person hav capabilities to meet any kind of job his\her education from any institution doesnt matter. He is recoganized by only paki talent not from the education institution. By the way we should not compare our salary or wages here this isnt a sign of good nation. We should Thank what We have 😀

  13. yr ncba & e se m.a english ka koi faida hai ya nai?pl z tell me

  14. what about comsates uni in abtabd , i have recently done my now thinking to get admission in comsates , but confuse either bs{cs} is better or software eng is better, any one give me sugession , i am interested in higher studies mstr and p.hd too, so which course will be good for me, scope jis ki zyada hu abroad mai plz tell me

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