UW ORIC Achieves Remarkable Upgrade in HEC Rankings


Wah, The Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC) at the University of Wah has been promoted from the “Y” to “X” category, based on the latest HEC Self-Assessment Scorecard for the Financial Year 2022-2023. With a score of 62.5, UW ORIC has risen from 39th to 28th position among the 78 HEC recognized ORICs in Pakistan. This elevation not only marks a significant improvement in UW’s research and development activities but also reflects the university’s dedication to becoming a research-intensive institution.



According to University of Wah, this achievement underscores a significant year-over-year progress in the realms of research, innovation, and commercialization. The promotion to the “X” category by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is a testament to UW ORIC’s unwavering commitment to enhancing the research culture within the university and its contribution to the broader academic and scientific community.



This progression in HEC rankings signifies a milestone for the University of Wah, setting a precedent for excellence and innovation. The university’s efforts to advance research activities and foster an environment conducive to innovation have been instrumental in achieving this notable recognition.



The university community has expressed pride and joy over this achievement, viewing it as a stepping stone towards realizing the vision of transforming the University of Wah into a leading research-intensive university. The recognition by HEC serves as a motivation for the UW team to continue striving for excellence in research, innovation, and the commercialization of research outcomes, contributing significantly to the academic and scientific landscape of Pakistan.

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