COMSATS Institute of Information Technology won laurels for Pakistan as Nature Index ranked CIIT the No. 1 Institute in terms of high-quality research output in Pakistan. CIIT also made position among the top 20 regional institutes in 2016 ranking table, published by Nature Index.
According to the released index by international reputable organization, Nature, the CIIT Islamabad has showed remarkable performance with 33 articles output. National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and University of the Punjab ranked 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
Each year, the Nature Index publishes tables based on counts of high-quality research outputs in the previous calendar year. The data behind the tables are based on a proportion of total research papers, covering the natural sciences. The 2016 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015.
The academic and social circles congratulated Rector Junaid Zaidi and faculty of CIIT for winning honor for Pakistan. They appreciated the role of CIIT for the advancement of research culture and provision of quality education in ICT and other fields.
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