Top Ten Engineering Universities In Pakistan (HEC Ranking) 2020

Top Ten Engineering Universities In Pakistan (HEC Ranking) 2020

According to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ranking, top ten engineering universities in Pakistan are: 
  1. National University Of Science And Technology (Islamabad)
  2. Pakistan Institute Of Engineering And Applied Sciences- PIEA (Islamabad)
  3. University Of Engineering Technology , Lahore 
  4. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute Of Engineering Sciences & Technology - (Islamabad)
  5. University Of Engineering And Technology (Peshawar)
  6. Institute Of Space And Technology (Islamabad)
  7. Air University (Islamabad)
  8. Mehran University Of Engineering And Technology (Jamshoro)
  9. Ned University Of Engineering And Technology(Karachi)
  10. University Of Technology(UET)
Top Ten Engineering Universities In Pakistan

All the engineering universities of Pakistan (public or private) are recognized with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

National University Of Science and Technology (NUST)

NUST is one of the best engineering university in Pakistan. The university is run under the army administration of the Pakistan Army along with the federal government. 
NUST has many campuses which are: 
  • Sector H-12 Campus. (This is the main campus which is located in located).
  • Military College Of Signals (MCS), Rawalpindi
  • College Of Electrical And Mechanical Engineering (CEME) In Rawalpindi
  • College Of Aeronautical Engineering (Cae) In Risalpur 
  • Military College Of Engineering In Risalpur 
  • Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC) In Karachi 

Degree Programs Offered In NUST Are:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  •  Electrical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  •  Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  •  Environmental Engineering
  •  Mechatronics Engineering
  • Civil, Avionics Engineering
  •  Industrial Engineering
  • And Manufacturing Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Geoinformatics Engineering

For Pre-medical Students 

  • For the applicants with a pre-medical background in the intermediate 
  • Biomedical Engineering is offered on the main campus. 

Pakistan Institute Of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEA), (Islamabad)

It is the only Pakistani university that is modeled on the teaching philosophy and guidelines of it. It is basically a research-oriented university focusing on nuclear science relating to stem cell fields and medical science. (Sponsored By Pakistan Energy Commission).

Degree Offerings

At all undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels, the engineering programs are offered including:
  • Nuclear Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Computer Sciences 
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Materials And Metallurgy Engineering
  • BS Physics
For the applicants with a pre-medical background at the intermediate level. This is quite odd because generally such candidates are not accepted in engineering universities. 

UET Lahore 

The admission in all the UET campuses is solely based on the ECAT. This institute enjoys the highest engineering merit in Punjab.
Engineering Degrees Offered In UET Lahore:
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Electrical 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Industrial And Manufacturing 
  • Computer Science 
  • Transportation 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Product And Industrial Designs 
  • Metallurgy And Materials 
  • Chemical 
  • Polymer And Processing 
  • Petrolieum Engineering 
  • Architecture 
  • City And Regional Planning 
  • Geological Engineering 
  • Humanities And Natural Sciences 
  • Mining Engineering 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics 
  • Chemistry 
  • Business Management 


Giki is a well-reputed engineering institute in Pakistan. It along with its quality education possesses the great alumni record.  The admission in GIKI depends on its own university entry test which is quite conceptual. 

Although no. of branches thought here are fistful but of enormous standard with the highly competent staff. It offers BS In
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical, 
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Material sciences 
  • Computer sciences 
  • Management Sciences and Humanities 

UET Peshawar

Although most of the students from Punjab are unaware of this university. But this UET Peshawar enjoys the position in the top ten universities in Pakistan. UET Peshawar is famous in KPK. 

All the criteria, entry test, the schedule is similar to UET Lahore Within increment of subjects the list of programs offered in BS level are: 
  • Agriculture engineering 
  • Chemical,
  • Mechanical,
  • Civil,
  • Electrical,
  • Industrial,
  • Computer, 
  • Mechatronics,
  • Architecture engineering 
  • ICT 
  • Islamiat 
  • Telecommunication Engineering 
  • Mining Engineering 

Institute Of Space Technology 

It offered Bs in: 
  • Space Sciences 
  • Aeronautical Engineering 
  • Astronautical Sciences 
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering 
  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Statistical Sciences 
  • Material Sciences Including Metallurgy 
  • Humanities Group 
Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad is the hub of the national center for remote sensing and geoinformatics sciences. 

Air University 

Air University is located in islamabad with Sub Campuses in different cities. It is one of the popular university in Pakistan.

Programs being offered in Air University are: 
  • Aerospace Engineering 
  • Avionics Engineering 
  • Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics 
  • Software And Computer Engineering 
  • Business Administration 
  • Bachelors In Accounts And Finance 
  • BS Physics 
  • BS Mathematics 
  • BS English 
  • Management Sciences 

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro 

This is the engineering university of province Sindh which is ranked among the top ten engineering universities in Pakistan. 

It offers bachelors in: 
  • Textile Engineering 
  • Bio-medical Engineering 
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • City And Regional Planning 
  • Software Engineering And Computer Sciences 
  • Mechanical, Chemical, Mechatronics, Civil Engineering 
  • Telecommunication Engineering 
  • Electronics 
  • Mining Engineering 
  • Basics Sciences 
  • Petroleum Engineering 
  • Telecommunication Engineering 
  • Industrial Engineering 
  • Material And Material Engineering 

NED University 

Ned University of engineering and technology, Karachi. The programs offered here are:
  • Architecture Engineering 
  • Mechanical
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Telecom Engineering 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Petroleum Engineering 

UET  Taxila

Engineering Degrees offered in UET Taxila: 
  • Mechanical, Electrical, civil, Engineering 
  • Telecom Engineering 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Environmental Engineering 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Electronics 
  • Industrial Engineering 
  • Computer Engineering

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