Universities in Pakistan

Pakistan Pakistan is a country located in South Asia, known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse natural landscapes. The higher education system in Pakistan is overseen by the Higher Education Commission, which is responsible for setting standards and guidelines for universities across the country. The country has a mix of public and private universities, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including engineering, medicine, business, and the social sciences. According to the latest available data from the Higher Education Commission, there were over 188,000 international students studying in Pakistan in 2019, primarily from Afghanistan, followed by China and Nigeria. The number of international students in Pakistan has been steadily increasing in recent years, with the government actively promoting Pakistan as an attractive destination for higher education.

Top 10 Universities of Pakistan - 2024

Following is a list of the 10 top universities in Pakistan ranked during 2024. Click on a university to find its detailed information.

List of Universities in Pakistan

Following is a list of 144 universities in Pakistan. Click on a university to find its detailed information.

Name City
Abasyn University Peshawar
Abbottabad University of Science and Technology Abbottabad
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan
Aga Khan University Karachi
Air University Islamabad
Air University (Pakistan Air Force) Islamabad
Al-Hamd Islamic University Sariab
Al-Khair University Rawalpindi
Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad
Bacha Khan University Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan
Bahria University Islamabad
Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar
Baqai Medical University Karachi
Beaconhouse National University Lahore
CECOS University of IT and Emerging Sciences Peshawar
City University of Science & Information Technology Peshawar
City University of Science and IT Peshawar
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad Islamabad
DHA Suffa University , Karachi
Dow University of Health Sciences Saddar Town
Fast University, Peshawar Campus Islamabad
Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology Karachi
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology Islamabad Islamabad
Foundation University Islamabad
Gandhara University Peshawar
Ghazi University Punjab
GIFT University Gujranwala
Global Institute, Lahore Lahore
Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan
Government College University Faisalabad Faisalabad
Government College University Lahore Lahore
Greenwich University Karachi
Habib University Karachi
Hajvery University Lahore
Hamdard University Karachi
Hazara University Dhodial
HITEC University Taxila
Indus University Karachi
Information Technology University, Lahore Lahore
International Islamic University, Islamabad Islamabad
IQRA National University Peshawar
Iqra University Karachi
Islamia College University Peshawar
Islamia University Bahawalpur
Isra University Hyderabad
Jinnah University for Women Karachi
Karakurum International University Gilgit
KASB Institute of Technology Karachi
Khushal Khan Khattak University Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Medical University , Peshawar
King Edward Medical University Lahore
Kohat University of Science & Technology Kohat
Lahore College for Women University Lahore
Lahore Garrison University Lahore
Lahore University of Management Sciences Lahore
Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Lasbela
Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology Jamshoro
Minhaj University Lahore Lahore
Mirpur University of Science and Technology Mirpur
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi
Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University Nerian Sharif
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan
Muslim Youth University Islamabad
National Defence University Islamabad
National Textile University Faisalabad
National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST) Islamabad
National University of Modern Languages Islamabad
National University of Sciences & Technology Islamabad
Nazeer Hussain University Karachi
NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi
Northern University Nowshera
Nur International University Lahore
NWFP Agriculture University Peshawar
NWFP University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences Islamabad
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Punjab
Preston University Karachi
Qalandar Shahbaz University of Modern Sciences Karachi
Qarshi University Punjab
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology Nawabshah
Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
Qurtaba University of Science & Information Technology Dera Ismail Khan
Qurtuba University Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Riphah International University Islamabad
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women's University Quetta
Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology Peshawar
Sarhad University of Science and IT Peshawar
Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University Karachi
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal Sheringal
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad
Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Islamabad
Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam
Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology Karachi
Superior University Garden Town
The Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences Quetta
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Faisalabad
University of Agriculture, Peshawar Peshawar
University of Arid Agriculture Rawalpindi
University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffarabad
University of Balochistan Quetta
University of Central Punjab Lahore
University of East Hyderabad
University of Education Lahore
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Lahore
University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila Taxila
University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar Peshawar
University of Faisalabad Faisalabad
University of FATA FR Kohat
University of Gujrat Gujrat
University of Haripur Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
University of Health Sciences, Lahore Lahore
University of Information Technnology, Engineering & Management Sciences Quetta
University of Jhang Jhang
University of Karachi Karachi
University of Lahore Lahore
University of Loralai Balochistan
University of Malakand Chakdara
University of Management and Technology Lahore
University of Munawwar-ul-islam Gujrat
University of Okara Okara
University of Peshawar, Pakistan Peshawar
University of Poonch Rawalakot
University of Sahiwal Sahiwal
University of Sargodha Sargodha
University of Science & Technology Bannu Bannu
University of Science and Technology Pakhtunkhwa
University of Sindh Jamshoroo
University of South Asia Lahore
University of Swabi Swabi
University of Swat Odigram
University of the Punjab Lahore
University of Turbat Turbat
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore
University of Wah Wah Cantt.
Virtual University of Pakistan Lahore
Women University Mardan Mardan
Women University Multan Multan
Women University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Bagh Kotli
Ziauddin University Karachi

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