UK-based agency ranks Pakistan’s NUST at 400th spot in 2020 ranking

The university stood at the 417th number last year.


Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based ranking agency, has named NUST (National University of Sciences and Technology) 400th in the world in its 2020 ranking. In the previous year, the university stood at the 417th number.

QS ranks universities at a regional and global level, besides other ranking categories, like young universities rankings and subject rankings.

As per a statement, NUST has improved its score in academic reputation, faculty/student ratio, international students and citations per faculty. All these have played a part in helping NUST further consolidate its position this year.

Not only that, but NUST also secured a number amongst 301-500 world universities, as per the 2020 Graduate Employability Rankings issued by QS. The Graduate Employability Rankings compare the employability outcome of big institutions across the globe.

This year, 758 institutions were under observation, which is a 15pc increase from last year. In the rankings, NUST was ranked No. 1 in Pakistan for “Partnerships with Employers”.

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