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Continent: Asia

Population: 212,742,631

Area: 881,913

GDP: 1.060 trillion

ISO code: PK

Universities count: 152

Universities in Pakistan

  • University of EAST

  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology

  • Mirpur University of Science and Technology

  • Khyber Medical University

  • Hajvery University

  • Indus University

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    Pakistan, alternatively known as Islām-ī Jamhūrīya-e Pākistān/the Islamic Republic of Pakistan/Pakstan, is an independent country in South Asia. It is among the most populous countries in the world, ranking in the 5th position. The sovereign state shares borders with the countries of Iran, Afghanistan, India, and China. The capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is Islamabad, located at the Himalayas’ foothills in the country’s northern part. However, the largest city is Karachi, which can be found on the coast of the Arabian Sea. The official languages of the country are English and Urdu.

    Pakistan may be a worthwhile location to study abroad and obtain an academic degree. To begin with, the country has quite an extensive list of accredited institutions of higher education including featured in the QS World University Rankings 2020 universities, such as the Quaid-I-Azam University, the National University of Sciences and Technology, the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and the University of Engineering & Technology. Similarly, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a suitable location to study a variety of subjects such as Computer Science, Management, Business, Information Technologies, Engineering, Administration, Education, Economics, Medicine, and Chemistry. In addition, due to the country’s official languages including English, the country is a suitable location to practice one of the widely spoken and international tongues. However, one should bear in mind that tuition fees can vary greatly depending on the city and institution of higher education. In addition, a certain code of dress may have to be followed when attending certain universities and areas outside of campus.