GIK ranks top university in Pakistan

GIK ranks top university in Pakistan

GIK ranks top university in Pakistan

SWABI: The Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIK) made it to the top in Pakistan universities according to Times Higher Education’s new rankings, one of the most prestigious university ranking publishers globally.

According to the Times Higher Education new ranking list, GIK has been placed number one in Pakistan in its World University Impact Rankings 2021 in the category of Quality Education. The university was ranked 20th out of 966 universities shortlisted from around the world.

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According to GIK faculty members, the rankings were centered on the societal impact of a university with respect to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

It is important to note that GIK Institute is the only Pakistani university to feature in the top 50 universities in the world in SDG:4.

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The institute also made it to the top 300 universities globally in SDG:1.

The SDG:4 measured a university’s contribution to learning, research and its pledge to education.

“Being ranked 1st in Pakistan, and 30th globally in the SDG of ‘Quality Education’, is a outstanding achievement,” said a faculty member.

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“We are proud to top by example in the efforts to disseminate quality education to our citizens and to subsidize to sustainable development, which is today recognized internationally as being of immense importance,” he added.

Jehangir Bashar, Rector of the Institute, said that the accomplishment shows the hard work and dedication of the faculty, staff, and management of the institute to make sure our students got the best quality education while endorsing the cause of sustainable development.

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