19 Pakistani universities make it to world’s top 500 greenest campuses

The University of Indonesia (UI) has ranked 19 Pakistani universities in the top 500 greenest campuses around the world in its Green Metric World University Ranking. These rankings, developed by the university in 2010, compare and evaluate campus sustainability efforts. 51 Pakistani universities participated in the competition this year along with 912 universities from 84 countries. Out of the top 500 universities, only 19 were Pakistani.

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The Multan’s Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture is the country’s greenest higher education campus, followed by NUST. The two campuses are ranked 154th and 179th in the overall rankings. Rawalpindi’s Arid Agriculture University is ranked third after losing 325 points in the education and research categories.

The following is a list of all Pakistani universities ranked in the top 500 greenest campuses:

UniversityRanking by CountryGlobal RankingOverall Score
Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture11547550
National University of Sciences & Technology21797350
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University31917245
University of Agriculture Faisalabad42167100
University of Lahore52267050
Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology62347000
Capital University of Science And Technology72866775
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology82986700
University of Faisalabad93416425
Iqra University103536350
Hazara University113986000
Ziauddin University124085950
University of Malakand134195900
Islamia University of Bahawalpur144385800
University of Central Punjab154645650
Allama Iqbal Open University164855525
Institute of Business Management174865500
University of Okara184895475
Sukkur University194905475

Source: UI Green Metric