LAHORE - After qualifying for the Asian Universities Rankings, the Government College University Lahore has also made it to the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018 announced this week.

According to the official announcement by the Times Higher Education, the GCU Lahore is ranked overall 351+ among the best research-led universities from the 50 emerging economy nations; standing once again among the ten universities of Pakistan who made it to this coveted list.

The GCU Lahore’s strongest pillar was International Outlook, while its weakest pillar was Industry income, Earlier this year in February, the GCU Lahore was also ranked 351+ among Asian universities by Times Higher Education.

The Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018 includes institutions from 50 countries classified by the FTSE as "advanced emerging" (countries including Brazil, Greece, South Africa, Turkey), "secondary emerging" (countries including Chile, India, Pakistan, Qatar, Russian Federation) or "frontier" (countries including Argentina, Bangladesh, Croatia, Cyprus, Morocco, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Vietnam).

Other Pakistani universities in the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018 are Quaid-i-Azam University, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, National University of Sciences and Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, University of Lahore, University of Peshawar, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Bahauddin Zakariya University and University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore.