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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Times Higher Education University Ranking ASIA-2023, AWKUM maintained its No.1 position in KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)


Building upon its enduring dedication to academic and research excellence, Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) has successfully maintained its No.1 position in KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and is currently ranked 5th in Pakistan and 149th overall in the prestigious Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings for the year 2023. This year’s Asia University Rankings encompasses a total of 669 universities, marking an increase compared to the previous year's figure of 616 universities, from 31 territories. AWKUM, a fourteen-year-old university by grabbing 149th position, has left behind many leading universities of Pakistan.

AWKUM has also made its inaugural participation in the Times higher Education’s Impact Ranking and achieved an impressive ranking. This notable accomplishment marks a significant milestone for the university. However, we remain committed to further improvement and strive to enhance our standing in future rankings.

The collective efforts and unwavering commitment of the faculty, staff, and students have been instrumental in achieving this success. Despite encountering numerous challenges, AWKUM has experienced significant growth and is now poised to make a significant leap towards reaching new milestones. It is pertinent to mention that participation in rankings allows an institution to identify areas that require further enhancement. This accomplishment serves as a testament to the exceptional talent, dedication, and productivity of our faculty members as both educators and researchers. The visionary leadership of the institution plays a crucial role in propelling it to greater heights. The Vice Chancellor has prioritized research, teaching excellence, and fostering an international perspective.

In his message, the Vice Chancellor extends his congratulations to the students, faculty, and staff of AWKUM, emphasizing that this remarkable achievement is merely one step in their journey. Their relentless pursuit of knowledge and research, aimed at discovering innovative solutions to enhance the world, serves as the key to this success and numerous future accomplishments.