World top university in 2012 is MIT. Sadly, no pakistani university is featured in top 500
Rising up two places from last year’s rankings, the US’ Massachusetts Institute of Technology claims the top spot this year.
Popularly known as MIT, the private research university was founded in 1861. It comprises five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research.
It has an annual enrolment of over 4,000 undergraduate and 6,500 postgraduate students.
1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. The University of Cambridge
3. Harvard University
4. The University College of London
5. The University of Oxford
6. Imperial College London
7. Yale University
8. The University of Chicago
9. Princeton University
10. The California Institute of Technology (Caltech)