AKU tops HEC ranking for medical universities

AKU tops HEC ranking for medical universities

May 26, 2015

Aga Khan University has maintained its position as the top medical university in Pakistan in the Higher Education Commission’s latest ranking of public and private universities in the country.

The parameters considered in a comprehensive selection process included quality assurance, teaching quality, research, finance and facilities, and social integration or community development.

To demonstrate standing by subject, HEC ranked universities in six categories, which included general, engineering and technology, business education, agriculture and veterinary, medical, and arts and design.

In the medical category, AKU was ranked the best followed by the University of Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Riphah International University, Isra University, King Edward Medical University, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, and Ziauddin University.

Announcing the rankings at a ceremony, Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, HEC, said that ranking universities was a global practice undertaken to fuel competition in education, research and innovation.

More details on HEC website.

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