Edwardes College Peshawar

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OVERVIEW

Edwardes College, Peshawar is the oldest higher education institution in the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. In 1900 the Church Mission Society (CMS) with the assistance of Sir Herbert Edwardes established the college. Sir Herbert Edwardes was the British commissioner of Peshawar. The institution was named Edwardes in recognition of the commissioner’s contribution. The college is affiliated with the University of Peshawar. Edwardes college offers sciences, arts and humanities, business administration, higher national diploma, and computer sciences. The college provides a lot of facilities to students like Laboratories, Library, Playgrounds, Medical Care, and Computer Labs.

ADMISSION

The Edwardes College Peshawar offers admission purely on merit basis. The applicant has to submit the registration form. After the registration, the candidate has to appear and pass the admission test. The college conducts an interview of candidate held along with parents/guardian. In the interview applicant must be prepared to conversation with admission committee members in English. The list of selected candidates is displayed. Parents will be notified whether their child has been accepted or denied admission to the school.

General Requirements

For admission in Edwardes college following are few rules that must be followed.
Clearance of admission interview.

  1. Applicant should talk in English.
  2. Dress code for the interview should be strictly followed.
  3. Undertaking by Guardians.
  4. For international applicants, all legal requirement should be cleared.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM

The selection criteria for the intermediate program for Science and Arts students are as follow:

  1. At least 60% marks in Metric.
  2. Applicant should clear the admission interview.
  3. Candidate should be medically fit.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR A LEVEL

The selection criteria for A-level students are as follow:

  1. O level students who have successfully completed their GCE/IGCSE course are eligible for admission.
  2. Metric students who qualify the merit for admission in F.A/F.Sc may be considered for A Level admission according to A Level admission policy.
  3. Applicant should clear the admission interview.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR DEGREE PROGRAM (BA & BSc)

  1. Applicant should have passes H.S.S.C. (FA and FSc) in the first attempt.
  2. Students who have obtained A, B and C grade in H.S.S.C. (FA and FSc) will be admitted to 3rd-year courses.
  3. D grade students are not admissible at Edwardes College.
  4. For BSc Mathematics applicant must have passed FSc with at least 60% marks in mathematics.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR BS COMPUTER SCIENCE

  1. Applicant has passed the Intermediate examination in science group with Mathematics and Physics / Computer Science.
  2. The candidate has obtained at least 60 % marks in the relevant examination.
  3. The student has original transcripts and Certificates of HSSC and SSC examinations or equivalents unless waiting for results to be announced.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR BTEC (HND), MBA PROGRAM

  1. The candidate has obtained at least 50 % marks in the relevant examination.
  2. The student has original transcripts and Certificates of HSSC and SSC examinations or equivalents unless waiting for results to be announced.

PROGRAM OFFERED

The Edwardes College is providing the best educational option and offer the following scheme of study.

INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM

Edwardes College is providing the best international standards education. Faculty with high intellectual level and experience is teaching the students. The college has well-established laboratories and library. Regular class attendance and effective use of the library build up student’s carrier. The students have easy access to library and laboratories to perform experiments. The students gained excellent results and places at the best colleges and universities. Labs are provided to carry out experiments to verify theoretical concepts.
The intermediate program offers the following scheme of study.

  • FSC
  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Engineering
  • FA

A LEVEL

The college has high achievement at A Level. For A-levels special trained faculty teaches the students. The students gained excellent results and places at the best universities. Library and labs are in easy access to students to accomplish their knowledge.

  1. Pre Engineering
    Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics
  2. Pre Medical
    Physics-Chemistry-Biology
  3. Arts
    Economics-B. Studies- Accounting-Urdu-Law Sociology

DEGREE PROGRAM

The Edwards College is providing the best education. Faculty with high intellectual level and experience is teaching the students. The school has well-established laboratories and library. Experiments are being performed to verify theoretical concepts. Special labs are provided to BSc in Botany and Zoology. As per rules of Peshawar University, Islamic Studies and Pakistan Studies are compulsory for all students of Bachelors of Arts (BA) and Bachelors of Science (BSc).
Programs offered under the degree program

  1. Bachelors of Arts (BA)
  2. Bachelors of Science (BSc with Botany and Zoology)
  3. Botany – Chemistry Zoology
  4. Bachelors of Science (BSc with Mathematics)
  5. Bachelors of Science (Computer Science)

BTEC (HND), MBA PROGRAM

Edwardes College is an approved center for the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualification. The internationally recognized qualification approved by both Academic and Professional Bodies. The degree holder of HND is eligible to get admission in BBA (honors) in various top universities of U.K. and Australia

Higher National Diploma

A two years diploma of Edexcel U.K. is currently available in Business and Computer Studies. HND is also recognized by the HEC as equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BSc)
HND is offered in Business with a specialization in following

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Management

HND is offered in Computing with specializations in

  • Business Information Technology
  • Software Engineering

MBA

Edwardes MBA is affiliated with the University of Peshawar. A program which offers students a combination of comprehensive insight into contemporary business concepts and skills that can be applied in business settings. The college has highly qualified and experienced faculty.

SPECIAL COURSES

SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

The Social and community work for the less privileged have always been among special features of the college. The Edwardes college conducts social works program for the degree students. The program is carried out in the remote hilly and underdeveloped areas. It includes repairs of broken roads and tracks, arrangements of free medical camps, distribution of medicine, teaching in the local schools and plantation of trees.

ENGLISH IMMERSION PROGRAM

The English department also hosts a massive programme known as English Immersion. It is a two weeks course in the English language. It helps students from diverse backgrounds to blend themselves into one college environment.

GERMAN LANGUAGE CLASS

In November 2009 Edwardes College in collaboration with the German Embassy in Islamabad and the Goethe Institute in Karachi started German language classes for students and staff of the College. Every year the students participate in the annual summer camp of PASCH school held in Germany. Classes are conducted on regular basis and students have shown great interest.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. Need-Based scholarships
  2. Siblings concession

SOCIETIES

The college has excellent co-curricular activities to build up confidence and energy in students. These societies take parts in different competitions all over Pakistan. Following are the different societies of college.

  1. Civil Defence Society
  2. Debating Society
  3. Dramatic Society
  4. Leaders Society
  5. Climate Change Conscious Society (CCCS)
  6. Pashto Literary Society
  7. Shooting and Hunting Society
  8. Blood Donors Society
  9. Edwardes Literary Society
  10. Music Society
  11. Edwardes Chemical society
  12. Students Welfare and Guiding Society
  13. Science Society
  14. Writing Society
  15. Mathematics Club
  16. Hiking club
Specialitiess
  • Amazing Compass
  • Library
  • Residential Hostel
  • Industry focus learning
  • Flexible learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Teaching skills
Video

Event
Annual Prize Giving Ceremony