Six Pakistani universities feature on the 13th edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, twice the number ranked in 2015-2016.
It is an ongoing debate what ranking methodology is used to rank the top universities in the world. Unfortunately, there is no standard that is practiced around the world. Every ranking organization has its own methodology and comparison factors to rank universities. The most followed rankings are those by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) called as the QS World University Rankings. See the infographic to know who QS World University Rankings work.