13 Best universities for Engineering in Islamabad

Below is the list of best universities in Islamabad ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 226K citations received by 15.4K academic papers made by 13 universities in Islamabad was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

For Engineering

#1 in Pakistan
#270 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2000

2. Quaid-i-Azam University

For Engineering

#3 in Pakistan
#284 in Asia
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1965

3. Foundation University Islamabad

For Engineering

#6 in Pakistan
#508 in Asia
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2002

4. National University of Sciences and Technology

For Engineering

#8 in Pakistan
#695 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

5. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences

For Engineering

#9 in Pakistan
#716 in Asia
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1967

6. International Islamic University, Islamabad

For Engineering

#11 in Pakistan
#751 in Asia
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1980

7. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

For Engineering

#22 in Pakistan
#1064 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1980

8. Bahria University

For Engineering

#29 in Pakistan
#1178 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000

9. Riphah International University

For Engineering

#34 in Pakistan
#1224 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1995

10. Institute of Space Technology

For Engineering

#35 in Pakistan
#1228 in Asia
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2002

11. Air University

For Engineering

#36 in Pakistan
#1252 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2002

12. National Defence University

For Engineering

#49 in Pakistan
#1575 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1963

13. National University of Modern Languages

For Engineering

#70 in Pakistan
#1984 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1970

Universities for Engineering near Islamabad

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
21 University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 12
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Taxila
147 University of Peshawar 14
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Peshawar
147 University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar 18
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Peshawar
173 University of Kashmir 160
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Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
195 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University 112
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Katra
202 University of Jammu 156
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Jammu
252 University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 4
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Faisalabad
254 Government College University, Faisalabad 13
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Faisalabad
266 University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore 5
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Lahore
268 Information Technology University 2
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Lahore