Top 10 Engineering and Technology Universities of Pakistan
Top Engineering and Technology Universities of Pakistan
Are you a pre-engineering student and can’t decide which university to choose for your BS? Well, it won’t be problem anymore. Here is a list of top 10 Engineering & Technology Universities of Pakistan 2016 / 2017 with every detail that will help you make your decision. The rankings are as per given by HEC.
- National University of Sciences and Technology
Established in 1991, NUST is a public research university with its headquarters located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It has been consistently part of the top 500 universities of the world. It is ranked 129th in among Asian universities. NUST is the second best Engineering & Technology university of Pakistan. The co-educational institute offers degree in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The university offers programs from the fields of engineering to IT, and from medical to management sciences. It is focusing to grow as a center of excellence for research and development in the fields of sciences and technology. More than 7000 students are currently attending the university.
2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Established in 1967, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a public research university in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is ranked second in Pakistan and is placed among 110 universities in Asia. PIEAS is declared to be the best Engineering University in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). It offers bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in 8 disciplines. More than 1000 students are enrolled at PIEAS at this moment in time. The university has given dozens of notable alumni and has one of the most qualified faculty members of the country.
- Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology
Established in 1988, GIKI is the private research institute in Topi, KPK. It is ranked among the top three engineering and technology university of Pakistan. Being one of the best institute of the country, students have to fight tooth and nail for a limited number of seats to get into the university. It offers bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in many different engineering and science fields. GIKI is home for more than 1200 students at present.
4. Institute of Space Technology
Established in 2002, Institute of space technology is a semi-government research institute located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is a chartered degree awarding university and has collaborations with foreign universities. It is considered one of the best university in the field of Space Technology in South Asia. IST is said to be one of its kind among entire Muslim world. It has the best Mechanical engineering department of the country. At present it has seven departments providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
5. University of Engineering and Technology- Lahore
Established in 1921, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore is a public research institute in Lahore, Punjab. It is the 4th best engineering university of Pakistan and is ranked among top 300 Asian universities. It offers academic programs in undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies in variety of fields. It is a research intensive institute with 17 research centers. The university has more than 10,000 students enrolled. More than 100 faculty members of UET are PhDs.
6. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology
Established in 1963 Mehran University of Engineering and Technology is the public research institute located in Jamshoro, Sindh. It is placed among the leading institutions of the country and focuses strongly on management and engineering. It publishes Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (MURJ) since January 1982. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in almost 15 engineering fields. More than 7,500 students are studying at Mehran University.
- KPK University of Engineering and Technology
Established in 1980,University of Engineering and Technology – Peshawar is a public research institute in Peshawar, KPK. It offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies programs in various academic disciplines. It is a research oriented university specifically university’s research in earthquake sciences is renowned. It is said to have the best Civil engineering department of the country. Approximately 4000 students are enrolled at UET Peshawar at the moment.
8. Air University
Established in 2002, Air University is a public research university in federal capital of Pakistan. It is ranked among the top ten engineering and technology universities of Pakistan. It offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies in myriad of fields. The university is established by Pakistan Air Force. Approximately 3,500 students are currently attending the university.
9. University of Engineering and Technology-Taxila
Established as an independent university in 1993, University of Engineering and Technology – Taxila is a public research institute located in Taxila, Punjab. It has privilege to be among 5 best engineering universities of Pakistan. It offers programs in nine fields of engineering studies. Offering academic programs in undergraduate and postgraduate studies it has a student body of 3300.
10. NED University of Engineering & Technology
Established in 1921, NED is a public research university located in Karachi, Sindh. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in science and engineering disciplines which are divided under six different faculties. NED is working towards building up its research work. It also publishes a research journal. It is home to more than 8000 students.