Top Universities of Pakistan

Getting quality education is right of every person. For that purpose, everyone wants to know that which universities provides the best quality education in Pakistan. There are many universities in Pakistan, but here we will tell you about those universities which are considered amongst the best universities of Pakistan.

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad:

It was founded as the University of Islamabad in 1967. First the university started teaching in a rented building and later it was shifted to permanent campus in 1971. In In 1976, the university was renamed as “Quaid-i-Azam University” on the century celebration event of Quaid-i-Azam.  it was initially dedicated to the study of postgraduate education but expanded through the 1980s to an interdisciplinarity university offering under- and post-graduate education. The university is one of the best universities of the Pakistan and has qualified teaching quality and amazing architecture.

University of the Punjab, Lahore:

Punjab University is one of the oldest public university in Pakistan. It has various campuses in different cities of Pakistan like in Gujranwala, Jhelum, and Khanspur, the university was formally established by the British Government after convening the first meeting for establishing higher education institutions in October 1882 at Lahore.

National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad:

This university was established in March 1991 and its main objective was primarily for the promotion of STEM subjects, it has since then expanded through establishing a more comprehensive curriculum consisting of economics and finance. It was founded by the Government of Pakistan. It was first established to train armed forces. This institute is a co-education institute and gives the higher and quality education to the students. It provides education in the field of Science and Technology. Around 17196 students are getting quality education from this institution.

University of Faisalabad:

The University of Faisalabad is ranked 3rd in private sector universities of Pakistan after LUIMS and Iqra University by HEC. It offers programs in Engineering.

Agha Khan University:

Founded in 1983 by the Prince Aga Khan IV through the Agha Khan Development Network. The university launched a medical college and a teaching hospital on a 63-acre in Karachi. The university also established a campus in London.

COMSATS University, Islamabad:

COMSATS university was established in 1998 in August 2000. Its full name is COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), it’s Pakistan’s first exclusive institute of Information Technology. COMSATS university is under The Federal Government. It is the best institute for CS. The university offers postgraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees. It has strength of about 35,470 students.

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore:

Founded in 1921 as Maclagan Engineering College, it was named after Edward Douglas and Maclagan. In 1932, the school became an affiliated college of the University of Punjab and began offering undergraduate degrees in engineering disciplines. It provides high- quality education to the students. UET always conducts the entry test every year in Punjab and then top students take admission in the institute.  Around 10,821 students are enrolled in UET.

University of Karachi:

It was established in 1951 under the leadership of Oxford trained Dr. ABA Haleem. It is a Federal University and is also one of the oldest universities.

University of Health Sciences, Lahore:

The university regulates and coordinates the activities of medical education, training and research institutions throughout the Punjab. It also conducts Medical and Dental College Admission Test in Punjab every year.

University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore:

Established in 1882, it is one of the oldest institutions of veterinary sciences and microbiology in Asia and is one of the institutions formed by the Great Britain.

Air University, Islamabad:

Established in 2002, Air University is one of the leading universities of the country about learning and public services. Its main purpose is to provide quality education to the students so they can excel in their specific field.

Baluchistan University of Information and Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta:

Established in 1970, this university offers Bachelor and master’s degrees in computer science and Computer Engineering. More than 11,000 students are enrolled in this university.

Lahore University of Management and Sciences:

This institute offers programs in Business, Humanities and Management Sciences. It was established in 1984 and currently have 6000 students enrolled.

Ghlam Ishaq Khan institute of Engineering Sciences, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

GIKI institute has six departments in which students are reading about science and engineering. This is one of the bet engineering institute of the country. It was established in 1993 and around 1670 are currently studying in this university.

Here we have provided you the list of the top universities of Pakistan which provides quality education to the students in different fields. We hope this list will help you in selecting the best university in which you want to go.


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