WEB DESK: Aga Khan University has maintained its position as the top medical university in Pakistan for the fifth time in the ranking released by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), the primary regulatory body of higher education in the country.
According to a statement, it was also in 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2015 that AKU was ranked as the best of 13 medical universities, including University of Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences and Khyber Medical University.
HEC for 2016 has ranked it as the top private sector medical university and fifth among all 129 public and private universities of the country.
The fifth position denotes to all different categories including general, engineering and technology, business education, agriculture and veterinary, medicine, arts and design.
The parameters considered in a comprehensive selection process included quality assurance, teaching quality, research, finance and facilities, and social integration or community development.