In this blog we will be looking at the best engineering universities present in Pakistan.We will include all of the famous and best engineering universities present in Pakistan, whether it is a government or private university. I will also have attached links of these universities sites so you can learn more.
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Best Engineering Universities In Pakistan
1. National University of Sciences and Technology
NUST as it is commonly known is the topmost university in the field of engineering in Pakistan. NUST university was built after merging civilian and military resources. The main campus is present in Islamabad and the other campuses are present in Rawalpindi, Risalpur and Karachi.
NUST is renowned in Pakistan as the best engineering university and has many engineering fields as well as business fields but it is well known for its Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Department.
As per HEC ranking NUST university is ranked as the 1st engineering university in Pakistan. You can visit NUST site here.
2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
PIEAS as it is most known is the second best engineering university in Pakistan. This university was considered first in the best engineering universities ranking by HEC.
It was established as a public sector university in 2000. PIEAS alumni have also received the national civil awards in their various contributions. It is located in Lethrar Road, Islamabad.
As per new HEC ranking PIEAS university is ranked as the 2nd best engineering university in Pakistan. You can visit PIEAS site here.
3. University Of Engineering And Technology
UET Lahore as it is most commonly known is considered one of the oldest and best engineering universities in Pakistan. This university was initially known as Mughalpura Technical College. The main campus is present in Lahore and also this university has three satellite campuses; the Faisalabad Campus, the Kala-Shah-Kaku Campus, and the Rachna College .
UET mainly focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses. As per new HEC ranking UET Lahore is ranked as the 3rd best engineering university in Pakistan.
You can visit UET Lahore site here.
4. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute Of Engineering Sciences And Technology
GIKI as it is known is one of the most prestigious and best engineering universities in Pakistan. Founded by then President of Pakistan, Ghulam Ishaq Khan in 1993, GIKI is one of the only fully residential campuses present in Pakistan and is located in Swabi, KPK.
GIKI offers engineering related courses such as Electrical engineering, Computer Science etc but is especially known for its Mechanical Engineering program.
As per new HEC ranking GIKI university is ranked as the 4th best engineering university in Pakistan. You can visit GIKI site here.
5. University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar
UET Peshawar as it is known is was founded in 2002 and was named as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar but after 2002 its name changed to “University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar”.
UET Peshawar is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom. It offers various programs such as Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.
As per new HEC ranking UET Peshawar is ranked as the 5th best engineering university in Pakistan. You can visit UET Peshawar site.
6. Institute Of Space Technology
Known as IST, it was established in 2002 under the auspices of the Pakistan National Space Agency. It is located on GT.Road Islamabad and after making a partnership with Beihang University and University of Surrey, it offers various undergraduate and graduate programs.
IST is especially known for its Aerospace Engineering program and offers other programs as well. As per new HEC ranking IST Peshawar is ranked as the 6th best engineering university in Pakistan.
You can visit IST site here.
7. Air University
Commonly known as AU, it was established in 2002 and located in Islamabad, AU is a public university which is one of the best engineering universities and comes under the management of Pakistan Air Force’s education command.
This university also has another campus that is present in Multan and offers BS programs in Mechanical, electrical engineering etc. As per new HEC ranking Air University is ranked as the 7th best engineering university in Pakistan.
You can visit AU site here.
8. Mehran University of Engineering & Technology
Commonly known as Mehran university or MUET is one of the best engineering universities of Pakistan.It was established in 1976 and is located in Jamshoro Sindh. Mehran University is well known for its electrical and civil programs.
As per new HEC ranking Mehran university is ranked as the 8th best engineering university in Pakistan. You can visit MUET site here.
9. NED University of Engineering and Technology
NED university was established in 1921 and it is considered as one of the oldest universities of Pakistan. In late 1921 this university was established to produce the civil engineers that will work in building the Sukkur Barrage.
The university is named after its benefactor Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw. NED university has 3 campuses and main campus is located in Karachi, Sindh. As per new HEC ranking NED university is ranked as the 9th best engineering university in Pakistan.
You can visit NED site here.
10. University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila
UET Taxila as it is known is another campus of UET. It was established in 1975 as a campus of UET Lahore.
It offers Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Telecommunication and Information Engineering programs and is ranked as the 10th best engineering university in Pakistan.
You can visit UET Taxila site here.
These are some of the best engineering universities located in Lahore. I hope that you will find this list stating some facts (QS rankings, courses offered) about the best engineering universities informative and hope that it will lead you to choose your university and follow a successful career path.
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