New HEC Ranking of Universities 2018 (Updated)

New HEC Ranking of Universities 2018 (Updated)

This post is updated as per new HEC ranking of 2018, the Higher Education Commission has recently published Rankings of Pakistan’s Private and Government Sector Universities, There are many universities in Pakistan and they have got different ranking in 2018 as they had in 2017 or 2016.

So let’s have a look on the ranking of Pakistan’s Universities in different Sectors this post includes the ranking of Pakistan Engineering Universities, Medical Universities, Business Universities, General Universities. This is the ranking List of Different Universities of Pakistan. “New HEC Universities Ranking 2018″


Engineering Category:

1 National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad
2 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS),
3 University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology,
5 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
11 Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Sciences & Technology,
12 Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and
management Sciences, Quetta
13 Dawood University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
14 Sir Syed University of Engineering. & Technology, Karachi
15 Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar
16 Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
17 CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences

Also Read: Top Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan

Medical Category

1 Aga Khan University
2 University of Health Sciences, Lahore
3 Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
4 Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
5 Riphah International University, Islamabad
6 Isra University, Hyderabad
7 King Edward Medical University, Lahore
8 Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
9 Ziauddin University, Karachi
10 Gandhara University, Peshawar
11 Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana
12 Baqai Medical University
13 Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi

Also Read: Top 10 Best Medical Universities in Pakistan

Arts Category

1 National College of Arts, Lahore (NCA)

2 Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi

Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences Category

1 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
2 University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore
3 PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
4 The University of Agricultural, Peshawar
5 Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam
6 The Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water, and Marine Sciences, Lasbela

Business Category

1 Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
2 Lahore School of Economics, Lahore
3 Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology
(SZABIST), Karachi
4 Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur
5 Institute of Management Science, Peshawar (IMS)
6 Institute of Business Management, Karachi
7 University of Central Punjab, Lahore
8 The Superior College, Lahore
9 Institute of Business & Technology, Karachi
10 Greenwich University, Karachi
11 The GIFT University, Gujranwala
12 Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
13 Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi
14 KASB (Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari) Institute of Technology, Karachi
15 Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore

Also Read: Top 10 Business Universities in Pakistan 2018

General Category

1 Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
2 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
3 University of the Punjab, Lahore
4 University of Karachi, Karachi
5 University of Peshawar, Peshawar
6 Iqra University, Karachi
7 Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore
8 Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
9 Government College University, Faisalabad
10 Government College University, Lahore
11 University of Sargodha, Sargodha
12 Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
13 International Islamic University, Islamabad
14 The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad
15 Bahria University, Islamabad
16 University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad, AJK
17 University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir, Malakand
18 Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat
19 University of Gujrat, Gujrat
20 National Textile University, Faisalabad
21 University of Science & Technology, Bannu
22 Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad
23 University of Management & Technology, Lahore
24 Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology, Karachi
25 Abasyn University, Peshawar
26 Qurtaba University of Science and Information Technology, D.I. Khan
27 University of Sindh
28 Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
29 National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
30 Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
31 DHA Suffa University, Karachi
32 National Defence University, Islamabad
33 Hazara University, Dodhial, Mansehra
34 Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Islamabad
35 Islamia College University, Peshawar
36 University of Balochistan, Quetta
37 Preston University, Karachi
38 Gomal University, D.I. Khan
39 University of Lahore, Lahore
40 Mirpur University of Science & Technology, AJK
41 Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
42 City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
43 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar
44 Minhaj University, Lahore
45 Hajvery University, Lahore
46 Jinnah University for Women, Karachi
47 Newports Institute of Communications and Economics, Karachi
48 Foundation University, Islamabad
49 Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi.
50 Forman Christian College, Lahore (University Status)
51 The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
52 Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
53 National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore
54 Indus University, Karachi
55 University of Education, Lahore
56 Karakoram International University, Gilgit
57 National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences,( FAST),
58 Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
59 Northern University, Nowshera
60 Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore
61 Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta
62 Hamdard University, Karachi
63 Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, AJK
64 University of South Asia, Lahore
65 Al-Khair University, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
66 Al-Hamd Islamic University, Quetta
67 Preston University, Kohat

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      • Where did you find this information… I mean what is your source of information??
        Cz last update available on HEC website is the same that you have included as screenshots at the End.
        I’m asking this cz I’m seeking admission in MBA and if I have to choose between IQRA and GREENWICH… which university should I choose for MBA ??

    • Hey Mehboob,
      Thanks for your comment, According to HEC ranking “University of Central Punjab, Lahore” is ranked 7th in Pakistan in the Business category.

    • Hey Habib,
      Thanks for your comment, HEC rankings are based on the main campuses, according to HEC ranking Fast university is ranked 57 in Computer Sciences & IT category.

  1. Sir kindly inform me about the Ranking of National Textile Universty , Faislabad in Engineering Category .

    • Walaikum Salaam,
      Hey Raima,
      Thanks for your comment and UMT ( University of Management & Technology, Lahore) is ranked 23rd in Business Category as PER HEC RANKINGS.

    • Hey Ahmed HB,
      Thanks for your comments, and COMSATS is ranked 2nd in the general category of HEC RANKING. Whereas ITU (Information Technology University of the Punjab) is not included in the HEC Rankings.

    • Hey Nouman Ijaz,
      Thanks for your comment, and SZABIST KARACHI is ranked 3rd in the Business Category of HEC RANKINGS, whereas SZABIST Islamabad is not included in the list of HEC ranking.

  2. Dear Sir
    Kindly confirm the preston university register in karachi campus & now admission open in preston university with confrim date.

  3. Sohailanwar: virtual university and Preston kohat Rank ?
    and best recognised university between them ? Pls

    • Hey Waqar Ahmed,
      Thanks for your comment, and according to HEC rankings “The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur” is ranked 51 in the General Category.

    • Hey Usman Ullah,
      Thanks for your comment, and according to HEC rankings Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad is ranked 1st best in General Category, whereas Quaid-e-Azam College of Management Science is part of Institute of Management Science, Peshawar (IMS) which is ranked 5th Best university in the Business category.

  4. Why Lahore Garrison University is excluded from ranking Sir? Does it mean that the degree value of LGU will also be lower?

  5. Hey Rabbia,
    Thanks for your comment, as per last updated HEC rankings, Lahore Garrison University is not included in the list of any category of HEC rankings, the possible reason may be that it is new university established in 2010. Hope for best new HEC ranking is coming soon!

  6. I wanted to ask you that what is the ranking of bahria University, Hamdard University and iqra University according to the 2018 ranking.

    • Hey Muhammad Huzaifa Masood,
      Thanks for your comment, and as per 2018 HEC rankings Iqra University, Karachi is ranked 6th Best, Bahria University, Islamabad is ranked 15th Best whereas Hamdard University, Karachi is ranked 62 best university in the General category.

    • Hey Ayesha Khalid,
      Thanks for your comment, and there is no such HEC ranking available for Continental Medical College Lahore, whereas National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences,( FAST), Islamabad is ranked 57th in General Category.

    • Hey Rabia,
      Thanks for your comment, Karachi Medical and Dental College is ranked 88th in the country whereas world university ranking of KMDC is 12556.
      Also, note there is no such HEC ranking available for KMDC.

    • Hey Maryam Ali,
      Thanks for your comment, and as per rankings, Virtual University is ranked 87th in Pakistan whereas Allam Iqbal Open University is ranked 26th in Pakistan, so according to rankings Allama Iqbal Open University is best.

    • Hey Mudassar Iqbal,
      Thanks for your comment, and Air University, Islamabad is ranked 7th Best Engineering University whereas UET Texila is ranked 10th best Engineering University.

    • Hey M.Danish,
      Thanks for your comment, and there is no such record for ILMA University as per HEC rankings, whereas local ranking for ILMA university in country rank is 93 and world rank is 8859.

    • Hey Fozia Hayat,
      Thanks for your comment, as per HEC rankings “National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore” is ranked 53 whereas “The Superior College University, Lahore” is ranked 8th” .
      As per Rankings, Superior college university is best.

  7. Aoa, What is the rank status of Government College University (Faisalabad) in the year 2018? Is it best for MBA (Executive) ?

    • Hey INZAMAM,
      Thanks for your comment, as Per HEC rankings, Garrison University is not included in the list of HEC rankings whereas UMT ( University of Management & Technology, Lahore) is ranked 23rd in Business Category.

  8. Please tell me the ranking of NUML University in business field. I’m bit confuse between Numl and Ucp.. Which one is the better option for

  9. Hey Asim Mahmood,
    Thanks for your comment and National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad (NUML) is ranked 29th whereas University of Central Punjab, Lahore (UCP) is ranked 7th in Business Category.

    • 19 last for Admission in Leads University .Leads ‘Rank is good in Bussiness Field .I am also trying for Admission IN MBA Banking & Finance .#Jannat if You have any Information of another University so Please give me Info..Plz comment hare.

  10. Assalam o alaikum i want to take admissiom in DPT in Bashir institute of health and sciences in This is affiliated with shaheed zulfiqar ali bhutto medical university . Now please guide me Bashir institute of health sciences is good or not ?

    • Hey Khaleel-ur-Rehman,
      Thanks for your comment, and if Bashir Institute of Health and Sciences is affiliated with Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto Medical University than probably it’s a good medical institute.