Top Engineering Universities in Pakistan

Getting into a prestigious university is the dream of every aspiring student. There are loads of universities all over the country providing education to the masses. The deal is to choose one that provides the quality of education that is recognized both locally and at the international level. Students should make sure the University they are choosing has a charter to award degree and is accredited by the Pakistan Engineering council. Following are some of the top universities of Pakistan.



Here is a List of  Top 20 Engineering Universities In Pakistan

  1. Quaid I Azam University
  2. COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI)
  3. National University of Sciences & Technology – Pakistan
  4. University of Engineering and Technology–Taxila
  5. University of Engineering and Technology–Lahore
  6. Air University
  7. Institute Of Space Technology
  8. International Islamic University
  9. National University Of Technology
  10. Pakistan Institute Of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  11. Mehran University Of Engineering & Technology
  12. Ned University Of Engineering & Technology
  13. Balochistan University Of Engineering & Technology
  14. University Of Engineering & Technology ( Mardan Campus )
  15. Mirpur University Of Science And Technology
  16. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  17.  Nfc Institute Of Engineering & Technology
  18.  Quaid-e-awam University Of Engineering, Sciences & Technology
  19. University Of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar
  20. Khawaja Fareed University Of Engineering & Information Technology
  21. University Of Sargodha
  22.  University Of Engineering & Technology, Taxila


Bahria University

Established in Islamabad in the year 2000, Bahria University has campuses in Karachi and Lahore with the main campus in Islamabad. It is a Federally Chartered, HEC recognized and accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council. It has been given an international rank of 2030th and 12th in Pakistan.


Programs Offered: Electrical, Software, Computer engineering.

Admission Criteria: 60% in FSC or equivalent as per IBCC is eligible for the entry test.

NED University of Engineering and Technology

Setup in 1921 as NED Government Engineering College, it was upgraded to NED University of Engineering and Technology in 1977. Over the years 6 institutes and colleges have been affiliated with NED University. TIEST (Thar Institute of Engineering and Technology) established in a temporary structure in Mithi, Tharparkar,  is an initiative of NED University to provide quality education to this district.


Programs Offered: Civil, Petroleum, Environmental, Mechanical, Textile, Automotive & Marine, Electrical, Telecommunication, Chemical, Biomedical, Polymer & Petrochemical Engineering.

Admission Criteria: Domicile of Sind Province is to be presented along with the documents. An aggregate of 60% is required to apply. Merit score will be calculated as a total of 50% of HSC + 50% of entry test.


University of Engineering and Technology Lahore

UET was set up in the year 1921 as ‘Mughalpura Technical College’ in Lahore. Later it got renamed as ‘Maclagan Engineering College’ in 1923. Finally, in 1972, it was renamed to ‘University of Engineering and Technology. Hostel accommodation for +2500 students is available for UET students.


Programs Offered: Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Geological, Mechanical, Petroleum & Gas engineering.

Admission Criteria: A combined entry test is conducted for Engineering Universities.

National University of Sciences and Technology

Famous by its acronym NUST, the National University of Sciences and Technology was established in 1991, it was granted the charter in 1993. Over 25 undergraduate programs are being offered at NUST. The onsite hostel accommodates boys and girls separately. NUST is top of the list in the top Engineering Universities in Pakistan.


Programs Offered: Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical & Manufacturing, Aeronautical Engineering.

Admission Criteria: A minimum of 60% aggregate in SSC & HSC is required. O/A level candidates are required to provide an equivalence certificate from IBCC.

University of Punjab

With an international rank of 1004, the University of Punjab is at 2nd position in the top engineering universities in Pakistan. It comprises 13 faculties, 73 departments, and constituent colleges where over 40,000 students are enrolled. In addition to its own premises, over 650 colleges are affiliated with the University of Punjab.


Programs offered: Chemical, Metallurgy & material, Polymer & Textile, Electrical, Energy & Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering & management.

COMSATS University Islamabad

The journey begins in 1998 and leads to earning of Degree awarding a Charter by the Government of Pakistan in the year 2000. COMSATS now comprises 7 nationwide campuses with over 70,000 graduates. COMSAT achieved a rank of 973rd in the best universities in the world. Hostel facility for boys and girls is provided to both national and international students.


Courses offered: Undergraduate (Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, Civil engineering)

Graduate program (Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, Civil engineering)

Ph.D. (Electrical, Computer, Chemical engineering)

Admission Criteria: A combination of Matric/equivalent + Intermediate/equivalent + NTS is employed for weighted average.


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