University of Agriculture, Dera Ismail Khan|

About Us

University of Agriculture DIK (UAD) is a government institute located in the province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, established in October 2017. This institute was reformed from a faculty of agriculture in Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan. The University of Agriculture DIK aims to provide a work-friendly environment that will allow them to develop independently along with aiding to address and overcome the wider issues of the state.
It is is a research-oriented institution that focuses on providing a unique environment to the candidates, teaching disciples that are economically beneficial on a local, national, and international scale, and aims to give students the strongest possible foundation to build their careers.
If students choose to be at the University of Agriculture DIK, the institute assures them a bright, promising and prosperous future in concurrence with their dreams. The main motto of UAD is “Start With a Dream, Finish With a Future” and are determined to make this University support of academic excellence. Dera Ismail Khan was established during the 15th century and is considered the largest district of southern KPK. It is a city of prestigious history and is a frequent region for tourist visits because of its routes connecting to Peshawar, Quetta, and Karachi which are the 3 most populated cities of Pakistan. The town floods with ancient culture and rich history along with beautiful historical sites which are the main attraction for the population masses inhabited there. Along with the University of Agriculture DIK, the district also consists of many other renowned institutes due to the high demand for education.

University of Agriculture DIK – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

The University of Agriculture DIK offers education in undergraduate and graduate programs. Selection criteria for Undergraduate programs 1. For undergraduates,12 year or equivalent education is a must for applicants for admission in all courses along with adequate marks in entry test 2. For BS programs in tech and computers, 12-year pre-engineering, or equivalent with any subject in mathematics with a minimum of 50 % are eligible to sit in entry test. Selection criteria for Graduate programs 1. For MS education in courses of agricultural technology, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required will at least 60%marks in FSc or equivalent examination. 2. For MS programs of computer science, software engineering, and BBA a minimum of 2.2 CGPA is eligible.

Department of Botany


Department of Zoology


Department of Sociology


Department of Agriculture


Department of Food Science u0026amp; Technology 

Food Science & Technology 

Department of Forestry


Department of English 


Department of Human Nutrition u0026amp; Dietetics

Human Nutrition & Dietetics

Department of DVAS

DVAS (3 Years)

The University of Agriculture DIK provides numerous scholarships to meritorious and financially limited candidates Thanks to these scholarships (given on merit), students now can have access to quality education.
– USAID funded,
– Need-based scholarship,
– UAF need-based scholarship,
– Punjab education endowment fund,
– UAF  alumni sponsored educational scholarship
– Bait Ul Mal scholarships are offered to candidates.

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University of Agriculture DIKhan (UAD) not only focuses on the individual growth of their applicants but also pays close attention to the progress as a state on a national and international level. Being a research institute, this university has contributed widely towards agriculture collaborating with many other highly ranked research-oriented institutions, leading them, and the country to where it stands today.

Seminars and Workshops provide the students with a forum for exercising skills and learning to be creative. They also offer disclosure to concerned personals, of several issues that need to be discussed. As a university of education based on agriculture, The University of Agriculture (UAD) has conducted many seminars and workshops, to raise awareness and work on large scale issues at the same time.

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