ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday announced the 5th ranking of Pakistani Higher Education Institutions for 2013-2014 with an aim to boost academic and research culture among universities, and encourage them to compete at international level.
The ranking was carried out under various categories including Engineering and Technology, Business Education, Agriculture and Veterinary, Medical, and Arts an Design.
The major criteria for evaluation of universities were Quality Assurance, Teaching Quality, Research, Finance and Facilities, and Social Integration/ Community Development.
Aga Khan University is the top scorer among universities falling under the Medial category. University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, Khyber Medical University Peshawar were on the second, third and fourth position respectively in the list of as many as 13 universities.
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