Quaid-e-Azam University, a public research university in Islamabad, is Pakistan’s only university to be ranked among the top 500 in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.
Quaid-i-Azam University, formerly known as Islamabad University, was founded in 1967 in Islamabad, Pakistan. What began as a teaching and research institution is now a master’s and undergraduate programme.
It has professional relationships with universities in Europe, South Asia, and the United States. Furthermore, a sizable proportion of the university’s faculty members have worked at international universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, and Columbia.
The most recent annual ranking, released recently, includes approximately 1800 universities from 104 countries, with only one Pakistani academic institution making the cut.
Quaid-i-Azam University held a ceremony to commemorate academic excellence after being named one of the best universities in the world in three international prestigious rankings.
Rana Tanveer Hussain, Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training, congratulated the University’s faculty, staff, and students. He believes that universities should prioritise research that has a significant impact on society and the economy. He urged the faculty to collaborate with industry and offer cost-effective solutions. The Minister promised that all issues, including the university’s finances, would be addressed as soon as possible.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice Chancellor of Quaid-i-Azam University, briefed the audience on the University’s accomplishments. He stated that the university has maintained a high ranking in international rankings over the last four years.