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Thursday, October 21, 2021

AWKUM Retained the No.1 position in KP in the World University Ranking of Emerging Economies


By the grace of Allah, the almighty, Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) retained the No.1 position in KP in the World University Ranking of Emerging Economies for two consecutive years. AWKUM is placed among top 200 universities and ranked 176th. Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the result of its Emerging Economies ranking.  Overall, there are 698 universities in the ranking this year, up from 606 in 2021, and 50 territories are represented, two more than last year. Only three universities from Pakistan could make their way to top 200. Despite the major adversity of Covid-19, AWKUM remained successful to make remarkable gain in terms of global recognition. Earlier this year THE announced World’s Universities Ranking 2022 and according to that AWKUM is No.1 University in KP, No.1 in Pakistan in Life Sciences and 601 in overall world ranking

It is important to mention that participation in ranking enables an institution to ascertain the areas that need to be strengthened. This achievement indicates that our faculty is tremendously talented, dedicated and productive as teachers and researchers. This is where the vision of the leadership takes the institution to new heights. The Vice chancellor has given top priority to the research, teaching skills and developing international outlook. In this regard special grants were given to researchers and faculty to produce quality work in their fields. He believes that good institution invests in individuals to get higher returns. These steps have turned the university into an eminent educational brand. In his message, the vice chancellor congratulated the students, faculty and staff of AWKUM and said Its just the beginning, we have to go a long way ahead. It’s a high time to take AWKUM to new heights and together we will make it happen InshaAllah.”