The Aga Khan University (AKU) has been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities for clinical medicine and among the top 200 for public health in the latest ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, released by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, according to a statement released by AKU on Sunday.
It stated that AKU was the only university in Pakistan teaching clinical medicine and public health that is ranked among the top 500 universities in the world. In clinical medicine, it jumped from the 151-200 group to the 76-100 group in 2018. The university was ranked in the 151-200 group in public health. Whereas, in public health, the university has been ranked in the 151-200 group. Another Pakistani university that made the ranking is the University of Karachi, which was ranked in the 301-400 group in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences.
No Pakistani university showed up in the rankings for Dentistry & Oral Sciences, Nursing, and Medical Technology. For Natural Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam University was ranked among the 201-300 group in Mathematics while it ranked in 301-400 for Physics. Quaid-i-Azam University has remained among the world’s top 100 universities in Mechanical Engineering with a rank of 51-75. COMSATS University also made the list by ranking in the 101-150 group while National University of Science and Technology (NUST) was ranked in the 151-200 group.