Recent rankings list NUST as the only Pakistani university among Asia’s top 100 institutions. NUST has moved up two places to 74th place in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2022. The university has advanced 17 places over the past five years as it was ranked 91st in 2018. NUST is also ranked among the top 400 universities in the world.
In the 2022 edition of Asian Rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds, 687 Asian universities are ranked. QS is one of the world’s most widely cited and respected ranking agencies. The QS rankings are officially recognized by the Punjab government and the Punjab Higher Education Commission.