Contact Info

Social Profile

Share It


Have Questions?

University of Agriculture Peshawar

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 is ranked fourth in agriculture in Pakistan. The university 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 educational and research linkages to rural communities and the public in order to alleviate poverty in rural areas.

Faculties & Departments

Admission criteria are very selective and competitive.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs

  1. 1.Candidate passed 12 years of field related education.
  2. 2.With at least second division from any registered institution.
  3. 3.50% marks in entry test.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs

  1. 1.Candidate passed 16 years of education.
  2. 2.With aggregate 45% in the annual system and 2.5 cgpa in semester system.
  3. 3.50% marks in entry test.

Faculty of Nutrition Sciences

Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Agricultural Chemistry

Department of Human Nutrition

Human Nutrition

Department of Food Science & 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 & 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

Department of Animal Health

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 Protection

Department Of Plant Protection

Plant Protection

Department of Weed Science

Faculty of Rural Social Sciences

Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

Agricultural & Applied Economics

Department of English

Department of Agricultural Extension Education & Communication

Agricultural Extension Education & Communication

Department of Maths, Stats & Computer Science

Computer Science

Department Of Rural Sociology

Rural Sociology

Department of Islamic / Pak. Studies

Pakistan Studies

Scholarships, in general, encourage students to think of further studies. University of Agriculture Peshawar provides the following scholarships.

  • 1.PAK-USAID Merit & Need-Based Scholarships Program
  • 2. HEC Need Based Scholarship Program
  • 3. PAK-USAID Merit & Need-Based Scholarships
  • 4. Agricultural Innovation Program for Pakistan PhD. Scholarships
Hey, I’m about to take admission in @University_of_Agriculture  

What’s your feedback on that?

#UOA #Peshawar #KPK #Jaamiah
Research & Development
Seminars & Workshops
University Ranking

Research and development provide an area of investigation 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 is 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 the blocks of information that allow the more complex ideas to be understood, while the workshop allows people to play with new ideas.