Higher Education Commission has announced the Quality and Research Based rankings of Pakistani Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) on February 23, 2012 for the year 2010-2011.
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) has secured the first position in Computer Sciences & IT category. Besides, CIIT has also been placed at number nine in overall Top Ten HEIs of Pakistan out of 132 universities.
HEC-Pakistan is the first country in the Islamic world that has developed ranking criteria, methodology, and has conducted a ranking exercise based on QS (world level) Ranking. This initiative of QS ranking was taken up by HEC with the objective to promote a culture of participating in the world university rankings for the purpose of getting reasonable reflection of HEIs development in the country.
The details are available at http://beta.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/QALI/Others/RankingofUniversities/Pages/Introduction.aspx