Choosing the right university is really important for a person’s career. In university you not only study but also make lifelong friends, University is also the first place where you learn how to deal with different types of people and also the importance of networking.
However, it is not an easy task to select the right university with so many to choose from. Here I have compiled a list of top universities in Pakistan, hope this will help you in deciding
University of Karachi
University of Karachi or commonly known as Karachi University was first established in1951 as a federal university. Later in 1962, it became recognized as a university under Sindh province after the passing of parliamentary bill.
Today Karachi University is recognized as the biggest university in the country with the largest number of courses and degrees being offered under one roof.
Following is the list of programs available at Karachi University.
|Department of engineering|
Department of Law
|School of law|
Management and Administrative Sciences
|Karachi university business school|
Department of Medicine
Department of Science
|Agriculture and agribusiness management||Applied chemistry and chemical technology|
|Health physical education and sports sciences||Geology|
Lahore University Of Management Science
The Lahore University of Management Sciences is a famous academic institution founded in 1985 with a world class academic course syllabus. LUMS business school opened its BBA and MBA program simultaneously and now has become one of the best in their fields.
Following is the list of their programs.
|BBA (Honors) English||BS Physics|
|BA (Honors) History||BS (Honors) Anthropology and sociology|
|BA-LL.B (Honors)||BSc (Honors) Management Science|
|BS Biology||BSc (Honors) political science|
|BS Chemical Engineering||MBA Executive|
|BS Chemistry||MS Chemistry|
|BS Computer Science||MS Biology|
|BS Electrical Engineering||MS Computer Science|
|BS Mathematics||PHD in Physics|
|PHD in Physics||PHD in electrical engineering|
|PHD in electrical engineering||PHD in Management|
|PHD in Computer Science||PHD in Chemistry|
|PHD in Biology||And many more|
Dow University Of Health Science
Founded in 2003, Dow University of Health Sciences is one of the youngest university on this list but the popularity and reputation that it has gained in the passing years can easily compete with the old popular ones on this list.
Dow University is famous for its medical programs, the complete list of programs are as follow.
|Bachelors In Dental Surgery||Doctor Of Physiotherapy|
|BS Generic Nursing||BS In Medical Technology|
|BS In Dental Care Profession||Bachelors In Business Administration|
|Bachelors In Business Administration||BS In Nutrition Science|
|BS In Biotechnology||Associate Of Applied Science|
|Associate Of Bio-Medical Engineering||And Many More|
NED University of Engineering and Technology got upgraded to the status of university in 1977 from the NED Government Engineering College, which was established in 1921. It is considered one of the oldest institutions who are producing engineering students.
Following are the departments and programs that are being offered at NED University.
|Department Of Civil Engineering||Department Of Textile Engineering|
|Department Of Urban And Infrastructure Engineering||Department Of Industrial And Manufacturing Engineering|
|Department Of Petroleum Engineering||Department Of Automotive And Marine Engineering|
|Department Of Earthquake Engineering||Department Of Electrical Engineering|
|Department Of Mechanical Engineering||Department Of Computer And Information System Engineering|
|Department Of Computer Science & Information Technology||Department Of Bio-Medical Engineering|
|Department Of Mathematics||Department Of Software Engineering|
|Department Of Chemistry||Department Of Computer Science & Information Technology|
|Department Of Humanities||Department Of Chemical Engineering|
|Department Of Material Engineering||Department Of Metallurgical Engineering|
|Department Of Polymer And Petrochemical Engineering||Department Of Food Engineering|
|Department Of Environmental Engineering||Department Of Architecture And Planning|
|Department Of Economics And Managements Sciences||And many more|
University Of Peshawar
University of Peshawar comes under the top HEC recognized universities of the four provinces of Pakistan and the biggest university of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The University of Peshawar was established in 1950. Being the biggest university in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, it is not only catering to the educational needs of KPK province but also of federally administered tribal areas (FATA).
Following are the sectors that University of Peshawar is catering.
|Art and Humanities||Numerical and Physical Sciences|
|Islamic and Oriental Studies||Social Sciences|
|Life and Environmental Sciences||Management and Information Sciences|
Following are the other institutions supported by the University of Peshawar.
|i. Jinnah College For Women|
|ii. University college for boys|
|iii. University Model School|
|iv. University Public School|
National College Of Arts
National College of Arts (NCA) is a renowned institution for its arts program and has one of the highest admission application rate among all the art universities across Pakistan.
NCA has a history that spans over a period of 140 years. National College of Arts offers both graduate and postgraduate degrees in a number of areas.
Following is the list of departments.
|Visual Communications||Visual Arts|
|Textile Design||Interior Design|
|Ceramic Design||Cultural Heritage|
|Architecture||And many more.|
|Film and Television|
Aga Khan University
Agha Khan University was first established in 1983 and quickly rose to the status of one of the best medical universities in the country.
Aga Khan University has campuses not only in Pakistan but also in East Africa and England as well.
Aga khan provides both graduate and postgraduate degrees such as MBBS, MPhil and Ph.D.
Following are the programs that are being offered by the Aga Khan University.
|School of Nursing|
|School of Midwifery|
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) was founded in March 1991. In just 2 decades, the University has gained immense popularity for their high standard academia. National university of Sciences and Technology is famous for producing scholars and leaders of high quality.
Following are the programs offered by NUST
|Bachelors Of Environmental Engineering||Bachelors Of Mechanical Engineering|
|Bachelors Of Geoinformatics Engineering||Bachelors Of Aerospace Engineering|
|Bachelors Of Civil Engineering||Bachelors Of Avionics Engineering|
|Bachelors Of Chemical Engineering||Bachelors Of Computer Engineering|
|Bachelors Of Metallurgy And Materials||Bachelors Of Mechatronics Engineering|
|Bachelors Of Electrical Engineering||Bachelors Of Science In Management Software|
|Bachelors Of Software Engineering||Bachelors Of Business Administration|
|Bachelors Of Science In Computer Science||Bachelors Of Science In Accounting And Finance|
|Bachelors Of Science In Economics||Bachelors Of Science In Mass Communication|
|Bachelors Of Public Administration||Bachelors Of Psychology|
|Bachelors Of Science In Physics||Bachelors Of Chemistry|
|Bachelors Of Architecture||Bachelors Of Science In Mathematics|
|MS Geotechnical Engineering||MS Structural Engineering|
|MS Geotechnical & Tunneling Engineering||MS Transportation Engineering|
|MS Urban and Regional Planning||MS Environmental Science|
|MS Remote Sensing & GIS||MS Construction Engineering & Management|
|MS Water Resources Engineering and Management||And many more|
|PhD Structural Engineering||PhD In Water Resource Engineering And Management|
|PhD Geotechnical Engineering||PhD Nanoscience And Engineering|
|PhD Transportation Engineering||PhD Information Technology|
|PhD Urban And Regional Planning||PhD Design And Manufacturing Engineering|
|PhD Environmental Engineering||PhD Aerospace Engineering|
|PhD Remote Sensing And GIS||PhD Avionics Engineering|
|PhD Construction Engineering & Management||PhD Robotics And Intelligent Machine Emerging|
|PhD Materials And Surface Engineering||And Many More|
Institute Of Business Management
Institute of business management had been established 24 years ago and in such a short amount of time, it has created a place among the top tier universities of the country.
It has earned its reputation through an excellent academic program along with great employment record.
Institute of Business Management is providing diverse range of programs such as.
|BBA Honors||BS In Risk Management|
|Be (EE, Et)||BS In Computer Science|
|B.Ed.||BS In Data Science|
|BS In Accountancy||BS In Entrepreneurship|
|BS In Law Management||BS In Industrial Management|
|BS In Logistics And Supply Chain||MBA|
|BS In Business And Psychology||–|
Above mentioned universities are one of the best universities of Pakistan. However, the thing to remember is that carefully choose what program you are applying for and which university seems like the best option to better serve you future ambitions.
Hope this article will help you in finding the right option.