The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has been ranked between 451-500 in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2018 in the ‘Engineering and Technology’ category. QS has declared Engineering and Technology as the University’s strongest field at 451-500 in the world and has given the category an overall score of 61.3.
This is another feather in SBASSE’s cap after it’s Mathematics department was ranked No. 1 in Pakistan according to the QS University Rankings 2016. Previously LUMS was ranked as the number 1 University in Pakistan and 111th in Asia, jumping 50 ranks from the previous years; it was at 161 position in 2015, 181 in 2014, between 191 – 200 in 2013 and 251 – 300 in 2012.
The LUMS Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), initiated in 2008, is the first private research school for Science and Engineering in Pakistan with a vision “to carry out world-class, multidisciplinary education and research”. Modelled on some of the leading universities of the world, it aims to be a paradigm shift for science and engineering education in the country. SBASSE offers a four-year undergraduate programme of Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics. In addition, SBASSE offers MS and PhD degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics.
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings are one of most prestigious and recognised international university rankings in the world. The rankings take into account performance indicators such as Academic Reputation; Employer Reputation; Citations per Paper; H-index citations.
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