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PU improves 39 times in QS Asia ranking
PU improves 39 times in QS Asia ranking

LAHORE: (Thursday, October 25, 2018): In the recently issued rankings of universities by QS World Universities Rankings, Punjab University has jumped from 232nd to 193rd, improving its position 39 times from the previous year in Asian ranking of the universities. In a press statement, the Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed has said that the university was making rapid progress in all the disciplines. He said that the universities were meant for creation of new knowledge. He said that PU was full of potential and its ranking would be improved further in the upcoming world ranking. He said that PU administration was focusing on improving international ranking of Punjab University. He said that the university administration was focusing on good governance, restoration of PU’s academic excellence, research with socio-economic impact and depoliticizing the university. He said that the university had regulated all statutory bodies of the university within four months and Senate’s meeting was held after 13 years. He said that streamlining the university’s system would help improve international ranking of the university. He said that the university would establish social entrepreneur centre to resolve social problems being faced by the society. He congratulated PU faculty members, employees and students on this achievement and lauded their contribution to boost standard of the university.