Education is the backbone of the country. The prosperity of the country depends on the literacy rate. And the literacy rate is directed towards the contribution of each province towards education. Karachi is one of the leading modern city of Pakistan. Let us talk about the top five highly ranked Universities in Karachi.
UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
Karachi University is one the oldest public university established in 1951, with the camp size spanning over 1200 acres. The student count of the university is 24000. The university spans over 53 Departments with 800 academics and more than 2500 supporting staff working for the university. Different subjects are offered in the university like science and technology, social sciences and medical research. Due to highly qualified staff, and well-reputed students the university is ranked in the top 250 institutes in Asia.
SIR SYED UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
This private university was established in 1993, which offers doctoral programs in science and engineering. It is one of the leading and top ranked university in the country with the student body of 6000. This university is also the member of Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom as well as the member of the International Association of Universities.
DAWOOD UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
It is a public university established in 1962. It is regarded as one of the oldest institution of higher learning in engineering and science and offers undergraduate programs in architecture & engineering. The university is famous for its distinct energy sciences program.
It is a private research university, established in 1991, with the campus area of over 350 acres. The university has different campuses in Karachi and Islamabad with the student body of over 5200. The institute is renowned for the engineering programs. The Hamdard University acquires a library with over a half million books.
NED UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
The university was founded in 1922 for training civil engineers building Sukkur barrage. Later on, the university was upgraded by the British government. The university consists of nearly 8458 students and 250 highly qualified academic staff. Besides the engineering programs the university also offers academic programs in humanities, fine arts and philosophy for undergraduates, post graduates and doctoral studies.