In terms of teaching, Sargodha University clinched the second position in Pakistan according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, while in terms of overall performance against the calibrated performance indicators, the University retained its global rank at 1001+.
More than 1,500 universities from 93 countries and regions qualified for THE World University Rankings 2021. Only 17 universities of Pakistan fulfilled the eligibility criteria set for the ranking in Times Higher Education. The criteria were based on 13 performance indicators grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income, and reputation); Citations (research influence); International Outlook (staff, students, and research); and Industry Income (knowledge transfer).
According to the performance indicators, Sargodha University ranked at number 2 in teaching, 5 in industry income, and 8 in international outlook among the 17 other ranked universities of Pakistan. Globally, Sargodha University ranked at 706 for its Teaching standard, 806 for International Outlook, 1087 for Industry Income, 1313 for Citations, and 1375 for Research.
To get ranked as the second leading university of Pakistan for teaching by the world's prestigious ranking institute is the testament of teachers' sheer dedication and sincerity towards their profession. The ranking would enable the students to make an informed decision while selecting a university for their desired degree program.
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad
In recent years, Sargodha University has undergone major institutional and academic reforms to enhance its global profile. Consequently, in 2020, it is ranked by the Times Higher Education as 401+ Young University in the world, 401+ University in Asia, 500+ University in Emerging Economies, and 600+ University in terms of its Impact on SGDs. The University was also ranked 401-450 Asian University in the QS World University Rankings for 2019 and 2020.