Lahore is the capital city and one of the wealthiest cities of the Pakistani province of Punjab. It is also known as the heart of Pakistan. As concerned to education, it also has highly standard institutes which boost up its literacy rate. Listed below are the top five universities of Lahore.
LAHORE UNIVERSITY OF MANGEMENT SCIENCES (LUMS)
LUMS is an independent research university founded in 1984. LUMS campus spreads over 100 acres, comprising a student body of 3500 and 200 highly qualified faculty members. It incorporates a business school which is ranked as one the top business schools in the country. In the QS University Rankings, LUMS was ranked in the top 700 universities in the world.
UNIVERSITY OF PUNJAB
Punjab University is a public research university established by the British government in October 1882. It has a student body of 30000 on campus and approximately 331796 students off campus. The University has 13 faculties with 63 academic departments, research centers, and institutes. The university has different campuses in Gujranwala, Jhelum, and Khanspur.
KINNAIRD COLLEGE FOR WOMEN UNIVERSITY
The institute was established in 1913 by American missionaries under British raj. Later on, it was upgraded by starting new departments time by time. Now the institutes have a strong hold on science studies as well as general studies. The student count of the institute is 4500 and it is spread over 20 acres.
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF COMPUTER AND EMERGING SCIENCES
FAST-NU is a private research university with multiple campuses all over the country. The institute was established in 2000 and secured its top rank in computer sciences in 2010. The institute has a student body of approximately 9000. The popularity of the institute is because of its engineering programs which are accredited by PEC.
UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (UET Lahore)
UET Lahore is a public research university founded in 1921. The university has main campuses in Taxila and Peshawar and it is one of the highest ranked universities in the country. The student body of the institute is 10738. The institute has a strong collaboration with the University of South Carolina, University of Manchester and Queen Mary University.