University of Management and Technology, Lahore (UMT), has become Pakistan’s number one private sector university. According to THE Young Rankings, UMT has ranked among the top 150 universities in the world. This is good news for the education sector in Pakistan, especially the private sector. UMT scored 99.9 for research, making it one of the best universities for research in Pakistan. This is phenomenal coming from the private sector.
We are thrilled to share that THE, a renowned organization, has unparalleled expertise in ranking universities globally using their meticulous ranking criteria. And this organization has ranked UMT, a Pakistani university, this high. This is indeed a great feat for the university.
UMT started back in 1990 but has made a mark for itself among the universities in this country. Keep in mind that THE has strict criteria to rank the universities, which we will briefly discuss in this article. This makes their feat even more sagacious.
THE added Young Rankings back in 2019. What is the Young Ranking? Well, THE Young rankings feature the top universities in the world that are 50 years old or younger. These universities are evaluated based on 13 factors, such as teaching, research, knowledge transfer, international outlook, and faculty citations, among others.
THE included 605 universities for this ranking, and there were 48 universities from Pakistan in it. UMT was number one on this list, getting into the 101-150 band. This means that UMT has come among the top 150 young universities in the world.
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