Best Engineering Universities in Pakistan 2020

Today when the competition is very high in Pakistan, students especially boys show interest in the mathematics field and choose to engineer for their best career. Students after passing pre-engineering seeking for the best Engineering Universities. In Pakistan a large number of Universities present, offering quality education. These Universities not only educate the students but also shape their souls. All these Universities provide quality education and research facilities to their students. Here is the list of top 10 best engineering Universities according to the latest HEC’s ranking.

National University of Sciences & Technology Islamabad (NUST)

NUST is ranked as the no 1 best Engineering University of Pakistan the most vibrant institution of the country. It got high fame at national as well as on the international level by leading the transformation towards a rapidly developing Knowledge Economy in the country. NUST is on 417th in the World ranking of Universities, 87th on Asian Ranking and on the 51st number as a most fast-growing University with less than 50 years of working. NUST offers Undergraduate Programs, Masters Programs, and Ph.D. programs in the field of Engineering.

NUST Offers

Undergraduate Programs

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chemicals and Materials Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS):

PIES is the outstanding federal public university of Pakistan providing higher education in specific disciplines of engineering. It was established in the year 2000 and was ranked to be No.1 engineering university of the country in the first-ever ranking in 2006, of Pakistani universities by HEC and maintained its position for three continuous rankings by HEC. It has 137 full-time faculty members providing quality education to their scholars. University provides almost all basic facilities including hostels at the campus with all living necessities. It offers BS, MS, M Phil and Ph.D. degree programs, specialized short courses related to engineers, for scientists and professionals for their ongoing professional improvement.

 It offers BS program in

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • MS / M Phil and Ph.D. degree programs offer in
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore (UET)

University of Engineering & Technology is commonly famous as UET Lahore, established in 1921. It is well known for Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Every year about 10,000 students study over 32 STEM major subjects. According to the research of 2018, it is ranked as on 200 in Asia and is on 701 in worldwide university ranking. In Pakistan, it is assumed as the best University for Engineering and Technology. It also has campuses in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, and Narowal. It has the following department specialized in Engineering.

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Department of Polymer and Process Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Transportation Engineering and Management
  • Department of Architectural Engineering and Design
  • Institute of Environmental Engineering and Research
  • Department of Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Department of Mining Engineering
  • Department of Geological Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Department of Mechatronics and Control Engineering

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology:

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology is a private research University, commonly known as GIK or GIKI located in Topi, Swabi, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is named on the ex-President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan who established this University in 1993. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Pakistani scientist has a big role in the strong underpinning of this University. It is affiliated by HEC, PEC, and WA. Every year about 2000 students get admissions there. Admissions are based on the entry test. The minimum requirements to apply for entry test is at least 60% marks in physics and mathematics in F.Sc or Grade C in A levels.

GIK offers Education in:

  • Lasers and Electro-Optics
  • Semiconductors and Superconducting Devices
  • Modeling and Simulations
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Communication and Digital Signal Processing
  • Microelectronics and ASIC Design
  • Electric Power and Control Systems
  • Specialization in Materials
  • Specialization in Manufacturing
  • Specialization in Nanotechnology

University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar (UET Peshawar)

It was established in 1952, was previously known as NWFP University of Engineering and Technology till 2010. It is located in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is one of the top institutions of science and engineering in the country and continues its position for many years. It is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan), Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners. ETEA test is required for selection procedures in the University each year.

 It offers education in

  • Department of Agricultural Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Systems Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Department of Mining Engineering
  • Department of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Department of Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Department of Basic Sciences and Islamiat
  • Department of Mechatronics Engineering

Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad (IST)

Institute of Space Technology is also known as IST, established in 2002 by Pakistan National Space Agency. It is one of the best engineering universities in Pakistan. They are providing state-of-the-art training facilities that enable the students to acquire hands-on experience in the professional world. It is specialized in astronomy, aerospace engineering and astronautics.

It offers study in

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Space Science
  • Mathematics

Air University Islamabad:

AU, Islamabad is one of the best engineering university of Pakistan, established in 2002 by Pakistan air force (PAF). It is affiliated with the Higher Education Commission (Pakistan), Pakistan Engineering Council, Association of Commonwealth Universities, International Association of Universities. It offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs in the field of engineering, business management, and humanities. Student of this University run many organizations, societies, and clubs including Air University Adventure Club (AUAC)

  • Air Media Club (AMC) and many others.
  • It offers study in
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics Engineering
  • Management Sciences
  • Accounts and Finance
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, English

NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi:

It is mostly known by NED Engineering University. It was established in 1977 beneath an act of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh. It is one of the oldest institutions of Pakistan for producing Engineering graduates since its establishment. NED is empowering Pakistan’s social and economic transformation.

It offers education in

  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Coastal and Water Resources Engineering
  • Urban Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Urban Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Computer & Information Systems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Polymer & Petrochemical Engineering
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Computer Science & Software Engineering
  • Mathematics, Chemistry, Humanities

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila:

It is one of the top famous Engineering universities of Pakistan. First, it was the sub-campus of the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore then become independent in 1993. Now it is on 10th no according to HEC ranking in Pakistan. It offers a Bachelor program, Masters Programme, and P.HD in departments of engineering and applied sciences.

It offers education in

  • Telecom Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Civil Engineering

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