HEC recognized list of Top 10 Universities

Parents are always searching for authentic and scam-free institutions for their kids. This list will provide you with the HEC-verified list of educational Institutions for bachelor’s and master’s programs. Here is a list of the Top 10 Universities according to HEC.

Updated list of HEC top Universities

This list was made by HEC in 2010; after that, no further review was done. So this list gives you a basic idea about the most authentic educational institutions in Pakistan till now.

1Quaid-i-​Azam University, Islamabad
2Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
3Aga Khan University, Karachi
4University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
5University of The Punjab, Lahore
6National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
7Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
8University of Health Sciences, Lahore
9COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad
10Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

Quaid-e-Azam University being in 1 position still maintains this position. This university has its main campus in Islamabad and almost all the programs that are being offered by the university are highly rated. Quaid-e-Azam is considered among the oldest universities in Pakistan and the faculty is very experienced and well versed.




Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a federal public university devoted to higher education in specific disciplines of engineering, natural sciences, and formal sciences. Although PIEAS offers BS, MS, MPhil, and PhD degree programs, postgraduate degree programs are among the most famous. In addition to the degree programs, PIEAS also offers specialized short courses to engineers, scientists, and other professionals for their continuing professional development. Getting admission to PIEAS is very tough and is considered to be for the best of the best students.

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is administrated by the Pakistan Army. Hence all the programs offered by the university are very prestigious and well taken care of. The student selection process is very comprehensive and people wait for years to get into this well-renowned institution. NUST has represented Pakistan Internationally also. Their Medical program is considered among the top rated and best among the other programs offered at the Institution are Engineering and technology and vice versa. all of them are well-versed and renowned among the students as well as their employers.

NUST University Pakistan

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COMSATS Institute Of Information Technology has an amazing faculty and huge campuses in the entire country. Its most famous programs are in the fields of Engineering and technology. Engineering at this university is recognized by Pakistan Engineering Counsel which makes it double reliable. This institute has a wide range of courses offered from Engineering to Biomedical Engineering.

Before enrolling your ward in any institution it’s really important to visit the HEC website and see if it is recognized or not, otherwise, the hard-earned money of the parents goes to waste and the student will have very low chances of getting a good job.



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