University of Agriculture, Peshawar Campus

About Us

The University of Agriculture Peshawar is a public research university located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It was established in the year 1981. The University of Agriculture Peshawar is ranked fourth in agriculture in Pakistan. The institute is a corporate body. It has powers, inter-alia, to provide instructions, training, research, and outreach; in agriculture, animal husbandry, and other such disciplines of learning.
The mission of The University of Agriculture Peshawar is: to produce quality graduates in agriculture and related disciplines, to conduct problem-solving farmer-oriented research to make the country self-sufficient in food commodities, to provide education and research linkages to rural communities and the public in order to alleviate poverty in rural areas.

University of Agriculture Peshawar
University of Agriculture, Peshawar

The University of Agriculture Peshawar- Admissions, Departments, and Scholarships

Admissions in University of Agriculture Peshawar are strictly based on merit and criteria and are very selective and competitive.
Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
– Candidate passed 12 years of field related education.
– With at least a second division from any registered institution.
– 50% marks in the entry test.
Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
– The candidate passed 16 years of education.
– With aggregate 45% in the annual system and 2.5 CGPA in the semester system.
– 50% marks in the entry test.

Faculty of Nutrition Sciences

Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Agricultural Chemistry

Department of Human Nutrition

Human Nutrition

Department of Food Science and Technology

Food Science & Technology

Faculty of Crop Production Sciences

Department of Agricultural Mechanization

Agricultural Mechanization

Department of Horticulture


Department of Agronomy


Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences

Soil and Environmental Sciences

Department of Water Management

Water Management

Faculty of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Sciences

Department of Livestock Management, Breeding and Genetics

Livestock Management, Breeding and Genetics

College of Veterinary Sciences

DVM  ✔
Pathology & Theriogenology

Department of Animal Nutrition

Animal Nutrition

Department of Poultry Science

Poultry Science

Faculty of Crop Protection Sciences

Department of Entomology


Department of Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

Department Of Plant Protection

Plant Protection

Department of Weed Science

Weed Science

Faculty of Rural Social Sciences

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Agricultural & Applied Economics 

Department of English


Department of Agricultural Extension Education and Communication

Agricultural Extension Education & Communication

Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science


Department Of Rural Sociology

Rural Sociology

Department of Islamic / Pak. Studies

Islamic Studies
Pakistan Studies

Faculty of Management and Computer Sciences

Department of Institute of Business and Management Sciences 

Business Administration
Management Sciences

Department of Institute of Computer Sciences and Information Technology

Computer Science  ✔
 Information Technology  ✔  ✔

Faculty of Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (IBGE)

Department of Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering


Faculty of Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Department of Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Development Studies

Scholarships, in general, encourage students to think of further studies. When one applies for jobs with a scholarship on your resume, it shows that not only did you work hard in college, but the person has worked hard before. The University of Agriculture Peshawar provides various merit-based and need-based scholarships to deserving students.
The University of Agriculture Peshawar is always interested to provide support to the youth and gives chance to the students who are interested and deserves to learn. For this purpose, they provide many scholarships like;
– HEC need base
– Merit-based scholarships
– Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships Program 2019.
– HEC Needs-Based Scholarship Program

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Research and development provide an area of investigation that focuses on the development and application of algorithms for the analysis of data. Research has incorporated the development of algorithms, software, and databases, as well as solving research problems with these tools. As part of the research team, students get to work with other researchers, other groups within the university, industrial partners, and other establishments.

Seminar and workshop are going to involve more individual thinking, working, writing, processing. Used effectively they can play a vital role in the dissemination of knowledge and build-up of skills. These activities are building blocks of information that allow the more complex ideas to be understood, while the workshop allows people to play with new ideas.

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  • Industry focus learning
  • Flexible learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Teaching skills

Awareness on Weed Management Practices for Better Yield
A 2-days training workshop entitled " National workshop on Awareness on Weed Management Practices for Better Yield" was held on December 30-31, 2015 in the Department of Weed Science, The University of Agriculture Peshawar for training of Faculty members, Students and farmers.