Universities in Pakistan

Higher Education in Pakistan

2021 Ranking of Pakistani Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in Pakistan? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Pakistani University Ranking of 177 Pakistani higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Pakistani higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 177 Universities in Pakistan

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces New

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is divided into 4 provinces, 2 autonomous territories and 1 federal territory, which are further divided into divisions. The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the provinces of Punjab, which hosts the capital and second-largest city of Lahore, Sindh (Karachi) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Peshawar). The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all provinces which include at least 2 Pakistani higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Azad Kashmir (6)   Balochistan (9)  
Gilgit-Baltistan (2)   Islamabad CT (19)  
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (33)   Punjab (58)  
Sindh (50)  

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