QAU ranks 67th among best ‘Golden Age Universities’
ISLAMABAD: The Times Higher Education World University Rankings on Tuesday ranked Quiad-e-Azam University (QAU) 67th in the Golden Age University Rankings 2020.
The ‘Golden Age’ ranking uses Times Higher Education data to determine the best universities established for more than 50 years, but less than 80 years.
Earlier, Time Higher Education World University Rankings for Asia 2020 ranked Quaid-e-Azam University 75th in the list of top 500 universities of Asia.
QAU was the only Pakistani University in the top 100 universities.
The university’s vice-chancellor, Prof Dr Muhammad Ali, congratulated the faculty, administrative staff, students and alumni for the tremendous achievement.
“QAU’s focus on research, a tradition of strong teaching and mentorship, intellectual freedom and multicultural community provide it a distinguished position and reason to propel towards academic excellence,” he said.
“It’s a teamwork and I appreciate the faculty, students and support staff of QAU on this remarkable achievement and wish continued success for the university in the years to come” he added.
QUA made its way in the list of top 500 universities of the world, after securing its place at 454. QAU improved its place by 57 places on the ladder of world universities list, previously standing at 521.
QAU is the only university from Pakistan ranked in the top 500 world universities.
Overall, QAU has improved its ranking from 521 in 2020 to 454 in 2021 and moved up for the fourth consecutive year (2016-2020) by improving its place by 197