Top Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan 2018

Hey friends, in this article we will see “Top 10 Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan 2018 ”  as according to the new survey “Pakistan currently has the largest percentage of young people in its history” which means that number of students are applying for different universities of Pakistan but “Studying at a well-known university which provides quality education is one of the key factors behind a successful professional career”.

That’s why it is important to do research before applying to the any “Engineering University of Pakistan”.

A few months back Higher Education Commision of Pakistan published a ranking list of Public and Government Universities of Pakistan for different Categories,

the ranking criteria were based on high-quality assurance,  number of researchers published in each year, number of teaching quality, social integration, finance and facilities and community development.

Top 10 Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan 2018:

National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad:


National University of Science & Technology or most commonly known as NUST is one of the Prestigious University of Pakistan, It is ranked 1st in the HEC rankings 2018 in the Engineering Category, it was first established in March 1991.

In the short period of time, NUST achieved success and excellence and become top 1st best University of Pakistan in the Engineering Category and also it is ranked among the top 50 best universities in the world.

The Quality of Education in the NUST is one of the reasons for its ranking, NUST has achieved many National and International Awards.

NUST offers Education in:

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Materials Engineering
  5. Environmental Engineering
  6. Aerospace Engineering
  7. Mechatronics Engineering
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Geoinformatics Engineering
  10. Avionics Engineering
  11. Computer Engineering
  12. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

NUST PAKISTAN

Nust is well known for its Electrical and Mechatronics Engineering Department.

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS):


Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science, also known as PIEAS is second best Engineering Univerisity of Pakistan According to the HEC ranking of Pakistan.

PIEAS was established in 1967, it is a public institute which focuses study of Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is located in the Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan.

It is the 2nd best Engineering Univerisity of Pakistan according to HEC rankings, whereas according to QS Asia Ranking it is 106th Best Engineering University.

PIEAS offers education in:

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  5. Nuclear Engineering
  6. Computer and Information Sciences
  7. Physics

PIEAS PAKISTAN

PIEAS is well known for its Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and for Physics Department.

Some of the Notable Alumni from PIEAS are:  Munir Ahmad Khan, Dr. Masood Ahmad, Dr. Samar Mubarakmad, Dr. I.H. Qureshi

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore:


University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore most commonly referred to as UET, Lahore is one the best engineering university in Pakistan, according to HEC it is ranked top 3rd, and according to QS world ranking it is ranked as 701 among 10000 universities whereas according to Asia universities ranking it is ranked among 200 best universities.

UET, Lahore is a public research university located in the Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It was founded in 1921 as Maclagan Engineering College named after (Edward Douglas MacLagan).

UET Lahore is well known for its collaboration with Queen Mary University, University of South Carolina, University of Manchester and has conducted researches funded by Microsoft, Huawei, MontaVista and Cavium Networks.

UET Lahore offers Education in:

  1. The university consists of 33 departments
  2. Computer Science and Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  6. Mechatronics & Control Engineering
  7. Civil Engineering
  8. Transportation Engineering
  9. Architectural & Building Engineering
  10. Environmental Engineering and Management
  11. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  12. Product and Industrial Design
  13. Chemical Engineering
  14. Polymer and Process Engineering
  15. Petroleum Engineering
  16. Mining Engineering
  17. Geological Engineering
  18. School of Architecture and Design
  19. City and Regional Planning
  20. Humanities and Natural Sciences
  21. Mathematics
  22. Physics
  23. Chemistry
  24. Business Management

UET Lahore

UET, Lahore is famous for its Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering Department.

Notable Alumni from UET, Lahore are: Adil Najam (Boston University professor), Abdul Qadeer Khan (Shan-e Pakistan), Fawad Rana, Parvez Butt (Nuclear Engineer), Junaid Jamshed (Mechanical Engineer and Pop Singer), Najam Sheraz (Civil Engineer). 

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology:


Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology or most commonly known as GIK is one the best engineering university in Pakistan, as per HEC rankings, GIK is ranked as 4th Best Engineering University of Pakistan.

GIK is Private research university located in the Topi, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It was established in 1993 by former President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan.

GIK achieved fame and name within few years, GIK is famous for its World Class Engineering Studies, one of the precious things about GIK is that famous Pakistani Scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Played the vital role in the strong foundation of the university.

GIK offers Education in:

  1. Faculty of Engineering Sciences
  2. Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
  3. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  4. Faculty of Material Sciences and Chemical Engineering
  5. Faculty of Management Sciences and Humanities
GIK PAKISTAN

GIK PAKISTAN

University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar:


University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar or also known as UET Peshawar, is one the best engineering university of Pakistan, according to new HEC ranking of Pakistan, UET Peshawar is ranked as 5th Best Engineering University in Pakistan.

UET Peshawar was established in 1980, with the motto of “We Engineers, the Nation’s Future”. UET Peshawar is a proud member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom.

UET Peshawar has five campuses, the main campus is situated in Peshawar whereas other campuses are Mardan, Kohat, Abbottabad, Bannu, and Jalozai offering well quality education to the future of Pakistan.

UET Peshawar has more than twenty departments offering education in:

  1. Department of Agricultural Engineering
  2. Department of Civil Engineering
  3. Department of Computer System Engineering
  4. Department of Chemical Engineering
  5. Department of Electrical Engineering
  6. Department of Mechanical Engineering
  7. Department of Industrial Engineering
  8. Department of Mining Engineering
  9. Department of Telecommunication Engineering
  10. Department of Electronics Engineering
  11. Department of Architecture
  12. Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
  13. Department of Basic Sciences and Islamiat
  14. Department of Mechatronics Engineering

UET Peshawar

Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad:


Institute of Space Technology or commonly known as IST, is one of the best engineering university in Pakistan, as per HEC ranking Institute of Space Technology is ranked 6th Best engineering university in Pakistan. IST is a public research university located in the Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan.

IST focuses on the studies of Aerospace Engineering, astronomy, and astronautics it was established in the year 2002 by Pakistan National Space Agency.

IST offers Bachelor and Master degree with the partnership of University of Surrey and Beihang University.

IST offers Education in:

  1. Aeronautics & Astronautics
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  4. Materials Science & Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Space Science
  7. National Centre for Remote-Sensing & Geo-Informatics
  8. Humanities & Sciences

Institute of Space and Technology Pakistan

Also read: Fresh Electrical Engineer Salary in Pakistan.

Air University, Islamabad:


The Air University or commonly known as AU, Islamabad, is one of the best engineering university of Pakistan, it is ranked as the 7th Best Engineering University in Pakistan according to HEC ranking.

AU Islamabad is affiliated with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) AU is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the UK.

Air University is a public research university located in the Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan established in 2002 by Pakistan Air Force which offers Education in Bachelors, Masters and PhD degree.

Air University, Islamabad offers Education in:

  1. Electrical Engineering
  2. Mechatronics Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Business Administration (BBA)
  5. Aerospace Engineering
  6. Physics
  7. Computer Science
  8. Mathematics
  9. English
  10. Avionics Engineering
  11. Management Sciences
  12. Accounts and Finance (BSAF)

Air University Pakistan

Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro:


Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro or commonly referred as MUET is one of the best engineering university in Pakistan, according to HEC rankings it is ranked as 8th best engineering university of Pakistan.

MUET Jamshoro has the membership with Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) U.K and University of Leeds, UK.

MUET Jamshoro is public research university established in July 1976, as a campus of University of Sindh, and a year later become an independent university. MUET Jamshoro offers a degree of bachelor program, Masters, and PhD programme.

MUET Jamshoro offers education in:

  1. Architecture Engineering
  2. Basic Sciences And Related Studies
  3. Bio-Medical Engineering
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. City And Regional Planning
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Computer Systems Engineering
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Electronics Engineering
  10. Industrial Engineering
  11. Mechanical Engineering
  12. Metallurgy And Materials Engineering
  13. Mining Engineering
  14. Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
  15. Software Engineering
  16. Telecommunication Engineering
  17. Textile Engineering

Muet Jamshoro

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro is famous for its Civil and Electrical Engineering Department.

Also read: List of Top Best School of Pakistan in 2018.

NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi:


NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi or commonly referred as NED is one the best engineering university of Pakistan, according to the HEC ranking NED is ranked as 9th best engineering university in Pakistan, it is one of the oldest university in Pakistan established in 1921.

It was first started for the study of Civil Engineering to provide training to civil engineers working in building the Sukkur Barrage, the university is named after a British donor, and philanthropist, Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw (NED). 

NED University is a member of Commonwealth Universities of the UK and offers a degree of bachelor program, Masters, and PhD programme.

NED University, Karachi offers Education in:

  1. Faculty of Civil and Petroleum Engineering (CPL)
  2. Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME)
  3. Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME)
  4. Faculty of Information Sciences and Humanities (ISH)
  5. Faculty of Information Sciences and Humanities (ISH)
  6. Faculty of Architecture & Management Sciences (AMS)

NED University Pakistan

Notable Alumni from NED are: Elahi Bux Soomro, Khurram Murad (Founder and CEO of the  software company), Saeed Anwar (Cricketer), Syed Murad Ali Shah

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila:


University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, is one of the best engineering university in Pakistan, as per the new Higher Education Commission Rankings UET Taxila is ranked as 10th Best engineering University of Pakistan.

UET Taxila is a public university located in the Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan, it was first established in the year of  1975 as a campus of University of Engineering and Technology Lahore (UET Lahore) and become independent in the year of 1993.

UET Taxila offers a degree in Bachelor programme, Masters, and P.HD in different departments:

  1. Computer Engineering
  2. Telecom Engineering
  3. Software Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Electronics Engineering
  6. Mechatronics Engineering
  7. Civil Engineering
  8. Industrial Engineering
  9. Environmental Engineering
  10. Mechanical Engineering
  11. Engineering Management

UET Taxila


Top 10 Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan:

  1. National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad
  2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)
  3. University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore
  4. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
  5. The University of Engineering. & Technology, Peshawar
  6. Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
  7. Air University, Islamabad
  8. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro
  9. NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
  10. University of Engineering and Technology Taxila

These are the “best top 10 Engineering universities in Pakistan”, as per HEC rankings if you find these article informative and if you learned something new today do share this article with your friends and family.

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