University of Peshawar, Peshawar Campus
The University of Peshawar is a public research university located in Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Its chief engineer was Mirza Mohsin Baig. The university is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan and is ranked as one of the highest-rated universities in the country. The University of Peshawar, being a mother Institution of the KPK is not only serving the academic needs of Peshawar but also of the whole province and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
The highly experienced and qualified faculty, modern curricula, student-friendly and supportive administration, conducive academic environment, and excellent framework are the trademarks of the University of Peshawar. Its function in political, industrial, and government leadership is recognized. The University has prodigious donations in bringing positive changes in society.
Mission The University of Peshawar, an out-looking and extraordinary institution is committed to acquiring excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service. The University of Peshawar provides unique and thorough educational opportunities through doctoral and special professional educational levels.
Motto The motto of the University of Peshawar is “O’ God, Increase my Knowledge”.
Affiliation The University Of Peshawar is affiliated with Higher Education Commission (HEC).
University of Peshawar – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships
The University of Peshawar (UoP) offers various programs under these selection criteria
Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
1. Candidate passed 12 years of field related education.
2. At least with second division from any recognized institution.
3. 50% marks in the entry test.
Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
1. The candidate passed 16 years of education with a 50% minimum
2. 50% marks in the entry test.
3. The selected candidates will be screened during the interview.
The University of Peshawar has well qualified and trained faculty to provide the best education to the youth of Pakistan. The university has five faculties including the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Islamic and Oriental studies, Life and Environmental Sciences, Management and Information Sciences, Numerical and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty Of Arts and Humanities in the University of Peshawar owns various departments including the Department of Archaeology, Department of Art and Design, Department of English and Applied Linguistics, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, and Department of Tourism and Hotel Management.
Faculty of Islamic and Oriental Studies
Faculty of Islamic and Oriental Studies have different departments including the Department of Arabic, Department of Islamiyat, Department of Pashto, Department of Persian, Department of Seerat Studies, Department of Urdu, and Pashto Academy.
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences in the University of Peshawar has the list of departments including the Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management, Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Centre of Plant Biodiversity, Department of Botany, Department of Environmental Sciences, Department of Geography, Department of Geology, Department of Pharmacy, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Zoology and Institute of Chemical Sciences.
Faculty of Management and Information Sciences
Faculty of Management and Information Sciences owns the departments including College of Home Economics, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Department of Library and Information Science, Institute of Management Studies and Quaid-e-Azam College of Commerce.
Faculty of Numerical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Numerical and Physical Sciences has various departments under it including the Department of Computer Science, Department of Electronics, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics, and Department of Statistics.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences has long lists of departments as compared to others including the Department of Criminology, Department of Economics, Department of Gender Studies, Department of International Relations, Department of Political Science, Department of Psychology, Department of Regional Studies, Department of Social Anthropology, Department of Social Work, Department of Sociology, Institute of Education and Research, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies and Law College.
The Student Financial Aid Office at the University of Peshawar is made to serve the student body and provide financial assistance in the fairest and most efficient way possible. A variety of scholarships are offered to the needy as well as brilliant students of our institution.
The University of Peshawar is one of the leading institutes in the field of research because of the best faculty and genius students along with the best-advanced facilities which are a must for the research purpose. Research Laboratories are the major need of any good educational institution where both the students and researchers see the science in its real sense. The institute has a centralized resource laboratory which has modern, sophisticated, and state of the art equipment placed in it and the source of funding for this equipment is the Government of Pakistan through Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
Along with the studies, seminars and workshops are also very important for the students. Seminars and workshops help students to gain more knowledge other than their fields. By attending these events students can make a better decision about their career.