FATA University, Kohat Campus

About Us

FATA University is a public sector university situated in Akhorwal, Darra Adam Khel, FR Kohat, in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The university is run by the Ministry of SAFRON. Darra Adam Khel is a town in Frontier Region Kohat located in between Kohat and Peshawar, within the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It has gained fame and notoriety for its bazaars packed with gunsmiths and weapons merchants. The town consists of one main street lined with multiple shops, along with some alleys and side streets containing workshops. It is mostly inhabited by Pashtuns of the Afridi clan, which is the Adamkhel.

FATA University, Kohat
FATA University, Kohat

FATA University -Admissions, Departments, and Scholarships

FATA University Kohat offers admissions in the various disciplines at the undergraduate level only.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. 12 years of field related education, passed with at least second division from any registered institution.
2. 50% marks in the entry test.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. 16 years of education with at least second division with aggregate 45% in the annual system and 2.5 CGPA in the semester system.
2. 50% marks in the entry test.

Department of Computer Science

Computer Science

Department of Management Sciences

Business Administration

Department of  Political Sciences

Political Science

Department of Sociology


Department of Mathematics


Department of English


Department of Geology


There are international Scholarships for FATA Students who are looking for Ph.D. scholarships, Masters and Undergraduate Scholarships announced by foreign universities and governments. The category of scholarships ranges from fully funded to limited support or tuition fee waiver. Here is the list of Scholarships
1. Lisbon MBA Scholarship in Portugal
2. Kent University Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries for International Students, UK
3. The University of Canterbury offers F A Hayek Scholarship, New Zealand
4. David Johnston – Lebovic Foundation International Experience Awards, Canada

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In order to develop a research culture in FATA University, ORIC in FATA University strives to play a vital role in promoting ingenious research culture and joining the gap between Academia and Industry through research commercialization activities. The ORIC aims to pledge a conducive environment by practicing the different values including originality of research, Adherence to international quality standards of education, Establishment of a connection between Academia and Industry for Joint venture projects of the Corporate sector, and HEC.

FATA University is the best-known university for organizing different workshops and seminars for the students. Different scholars from all over the world are invited to workshops and seminars. By asking questions, taking detailed notes and being present at such prestigious events, students not only can leave a seminar with a wide range of knowledge in a specific field but also with relationships can continue into professional connections and can help students and faculty improve in the professional life.

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  • Library
  • Flexible learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Teaching skills

Cleaning and Plantation Drive
Faculty Members & Students of FATA University paricipated in Cleaning and Plantation Drive