National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad has marked another milestone by clinching a position among 500 world top universities announced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), UK on 8th June, 2017. NUST is now ranked 437th in the world, 91 places higher than its previous world Universities Rankings. The ranking is carried out on the basis of research quality, teaching quality, academic reputation, employer’s reputation, citation per paper, paper per faculty, staff with PhD and internationalization measures taken by the university.
NUST has also risen to even greater prominence as per the latest QS Top 50 under 50 ranking announced on 13th July, 2017. This category is designed to highlight the performance of universities whose performances in teaching and research are increasingly impressive considering their age and resources. National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad has improved its ranking to # 61 position compared to # 74 last year globally.
Rector NUST, Lieutenant General Naweed Zaman (Retired) has congratulated the administration and faculty of all NUST constituent institutions for their consistent efforts that enabled University achieve excellence. At the same time he reminded the academia and researchers that in the competitive world of today there is no room for complacency. He emphasized for continuous hard work and excellence as the way forward for whole team.