flag

Universities in Pakistan

Higher Education in Pakistan

2022 Ranking of Pakistan Universities

What are Pakistan’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2022 Pakistani University Ranking, which includes 177 Pakistani higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) delivered primarily in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education format and being chartered, certified, or approved by the relevant Pakistani higher education-related institution

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 177 Universities in Pakistan are available to see.

2022 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Pakistan is divided into four regions, two autonomous districts, and one federal territory, each of which is further divided into divisions. The provinces of Punjab, which includes the capital and second-largest city of Lahore, Sindh (Karachi), and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have the most higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion (Peshawar). Both provinces with at least two Pakistani higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Azad Kashmir (6)
Balochistan (9)
Gilgit-Baltistan (2)
Islamabad CT (19)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (33)
Sindh (49)