LAHORE:06 March: The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) ranked number one in two subjects by the QS World University Rankings for 2019. According to a press release issued Tuesday, they are Business and Management Studies as well as Economics and Econometrics. LUMS has also achieved a rank between 3 and 5 in Computer Science and Information Systems (3rd); Electrical and Electronic Engineering (4th) and Physics and Astronomy (5th). QS or Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings are one of the most prestigious and recognised international university rankings in the world. The rankings take into account several performance indicators such as Academic and Employer Reputation; Faculty-Student Ratio; Papers per Faculty and Proportion of International Faculty. Congratulating the LUMS community, Dr Arshad Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, LUMS said, “What distinguishes LUMS from other top institutions is an increased focus on research, academic rigour and a close connection with community based on trust and respect. The success in these areas will only grow as these rankings look at inputs that have become richer and more sophisticated. LUMS is attracting the recognition it deserves internationally in light of several other noteworthy accomplishments the university has attained this year.”The news.