Five more Pakistani universities make it to Times varsity rankings
Pakistan appears to be making strides in the global race for higher education as in the annual publication of university rankings, the Times Higher Education, five universities from Pakistan made it to the list of the top 800 institutions in 2021.
The universities include Government College University Faisalabad, Hazara University Mansehra, International Islamic University Islamabad, University of Malakand, and the University of Peshawar.
“The TIMES University Rankings is one of the most prestigious global rankings. While the UK has 101 Higher Education institutes and China has 97 institutions among all 1,600 universities ranked, Pakistan has 21 universities in the list,” read a statement.
The Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood shared the news on Twitter where he tweeted: “Last three years have seen the greatest upward movement of Pakistani universities in global rankings. We still have ways to go, but the direction is right, the pace is good. Credit to the PTI government and the universities that made us proud.”
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