List of 18 best universities in Islamabad

We ranked 18 best universities in Islamabad based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 789K citations received by 54.9K publications made by 18 universities in Islamabad, measured the popularity of 22 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Islamabad
#4 in Pakistan
#659 in Asia
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1965
#2 in Islamabad
#8 in Pakistan
#834 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2000
#3 in Islamabad
#10 in Pakistan
#1049 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1980
#4 in Islamabad
#11 in Pakistan
#1070 in Asia
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1980
#5 in Islamabad
#14 in Pakistan
#1200 in Asia
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991
#6 in Islamabad
#33 in Pakistan
#1982 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1963
#7 in Islamabad
#34 in Pakistan
#1996 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1995
#8 in Islamabad
#37 in Pakistan
#2016 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000
#9 in Islamabad
#42 in Pakistan
#2100 in Asia
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1967
#10 in Islamabad
#48 in Pakistan
#2325 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1957
#11 in Islamabad
#52 in Pakistan
#2396 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2002
#12 in Islamabad
#55 in Pakistan
#2436 in Asia
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2002
#13 in Islamabad
#60 in Pakistan
#2558 in Asia
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2002
#14 in Islamabad
#68 in Pakistan
#2721 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1970
#15 in Islamabad
#116 in Pakistan
#3974 in Asia
Enrollment
750
Founded
2012
#16 in Islamabad
#123 in Pakistan
#4084 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
10%
#17 in Islamabad
#126 in Pakistan
#4205 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
15%
Founded
2015
#18 in Islamabad
#162 in Pakistan
#5063 in Asia
Founded
2013

Universities near Islamabad

Distance, km
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km
University
Country rank
🏆
City
7 Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University 35
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Rawalpindi
11 Rawalpindi Medical University 74
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Rawalpindi
11 National University of Medical Sciences 104
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Rawalpindi
11 Al-Khair University 169
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Rawalpindi
13 Fatima Jinnah Women University 25
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Rawalpindi
20 HITEC University 89
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Taxila
21 University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 28
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Taxila
31 University of Wah 107
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Wah Cantt
33 University of Haripur 86
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Haripur
53 Abbottabad University of Science and Technology 139
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Abbottabad