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QAU world ranking improves.

ISLAMABAD -- Vice Chancellor Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad Dr Javed Ashraf said the institute had improved its ranking among the top universities of the world by ensuring that its faculty was highly qualified and had done good research work.

In an exclusive talk with reporter on Sunday, he said the varsity ranking had improved this year, due to the vital steps taken by the management in previous years.

He said: 'We are only hiring PhDs and had set it as a minimum criteria for acquiring Assistant Professors for our faculty.

'We are focusing on quality education through quality of research work. We urge PhD scholars to avoid low quality publication as it was the only way to improve university rankings,' he added.

The VC said: 'We have encouraged our faculty to publish in journals known for their quality.'

Dr Javed Ashraf said that he was satisfied with the improvement of varsity's rankings and vowed to further improve the rankings in the coming years.

The Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad (QAU) has been included in the top 500 universities of the world, by the 14th annual edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

According to latest ranking details, QAU was placed in 601-800 band in the list of top ranking universities last year.

This year QAU has improved its ranking depicting a positive image among Pakistani higher educational institutions.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Sep 11, 2017
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