CUI’s Rankings & Reputation


TIMES Higher Education (THE) Rankings:

  • CUI has been ranked #301-400 in the 2018 Times Higher Education ‘Engineering and Technology’ subject ranking.
  • CUI has been placed among top 601-800 World Universities in THE World Universities Rankings (WUR) 2016-17 and 2017-18, where CUI was ranked 1st in 2016-17, and 2nd in 2017-18 within Pakistan.
  • CUI has been ranked 137 in the prestigious TIMES Higher Education (THE) BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings for the year 2017
  • CUI has been ranked among 141-150 in THE Asia University Rankings 2017
  • CUI has also been ranked among 150-200 top young universities of world by THE 2017.

QS Rankings:

  • In the year 2018, CUI was ranked among 751-800 world best universities as per QS World Universities Rankings 2019. Besides, it was ranked 135th in QS Asian Universities Rankings 2019.
  • In the year 2017, CUI has been ranked at 190th position in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian Universities Rankings 2017
  • CUI is ranked among top 250 Asian Universities as per QS University Rankings 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • In 2016, CUI was among 401-500 in QS World University Rankings by Subject CS & Information Systems in 2016.
  • In 2015, CUI was at number 301 in 301-400 QS World University Rankings by Subject Mathematics 2015-16.

Other Rankings and Achievements:

  • CUI is ranked at # 2 in Information Technology University’s (ITU) Quality Research Ranking 2016 of over 200 Universities.
  • CUI is ranked at #2 in University Ranking in Pakistan and # 967 in the World University Ranking 2015-2016 by Middle East Technical University (METU) Turkey.
  • CUI has been awarded three Stars rating out of a total of five by QS Star Rating System in 2013. Besides, five stars have also been awarded to CUI in Teaching, and Learning, Facilities and Engagement.

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(By Higher Education Commission)
  • CUI has been ranked number 03 in General Category in 2015.
  • CUI has also been ranked number 06 in overall universities within Pakistan in 2015.
  • Ranked Number 2 in Research Productivity among all universities of Pakistan in 2015.
  • Ranked Number 1 in Computer Science and IT Category in 2012.

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