PU’s 15 subjects included in international ranking

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With inclusion of 2 more subjects, Punjab University has hit the new landmarks in the latest subject-wise positions of universities across the globe and its 15 subjects have been internationally ranked in the latest QS World Universities Rankings.

Moreover, in the latest QS subject-wise international ranking, the newly-added subjects included theology, divinity, religious studies and engineering and technology, which had been ranked 101-130 and 451-500 respectively. PU also retained its position in the subject of petroleum engineering which has been ranked among the world’s top 101-150 institutions.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has said that PU was never ranked subject-wise till 2017. However, he said, the administration introduced several reforms and for the first time, its 3 subjects were ranked in 2019, 5 subjects in 2020, 13 subjects in 2021 and now its 15 subjects have outshined in international subject-wise ranking.

He said that PU has also improved its ranking in several subjects as compared to the previous year, which is an extraordinary achievement.

According to QS ranking data, PU has improved its subject-wise ranking as compared to 2021 rankings i.e. agriculture & forestry 251-300, previously 301-350, physics & astronomy 351-400, previously 401-450, natural sciences 401-450, previous 451-500, computer science and information system 451-500, previously 501-550, social sciences & management 451-500, previously 501-520, business & management studies 401-450, previously 451-500.

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