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University of Peshawar, Peshawar City

About Us

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, Peshawar – Admissions, Departments & Scholarships

Admissions
Faculties & Departments
Scholarships

University of Peshawar offers various programs under these selection criteria
Selection Criteria for Undergraduate Programs
Candidate passed 12 years of field related education.
At least with second division from any recognized institution.
50% marks in the entry test.
Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
The candidate passed 16 years of education with a 50% minimum
50% marks in the entry test.
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 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 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.

Department of Archaeology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Archaeology 

Department of Art and Design

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Art and Design   

Department of English and Applied Linguistics

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Applied Linguistics  
English  
English Literature  

Department of History

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
History 

Department of Philosophy

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Philosophy 

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.

Department of Arabic

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Arabic 

Department of Islamiyat

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Islamiyat    

Department of Pashto

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Pashto 

Department of Persian

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Persian 

Department of Seerat Studies

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Seerat Studies  

Department of Urdu

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Urdu

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences in the University of Peshawar has the list of departments including 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.

Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Disaster Management

Centre of Biotechnology and Microbiology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Biotechnology 
Microbiology 

Centre of Plant Biodiversity

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Plant Biodiversity and Conservation  

Department of Botany

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Botany

Department of Environmental Sciences

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Environmental Sciences

Department of Geography

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScDiplomaMS/M.PhilPhD
Geomatics   
Geography 

Department of Geology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Geology 

Department of Pharmacy

ProgramsD.PharmM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Pharmacy 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Urban and Regional Planning 

 

Department of Zoology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Zoology

Institute of Chemical Sciences

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Chemistry

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.

College of Home Economics

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Home Economics   

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Journalism 

Department of Library and Information Science

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Library and Information Science   

Institute of Management Studies

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Business Administration 
Public Administration   
Management  

Quaid-e-Azam College of Commerce

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Commerce 
Human Resource Management   

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.

Department of Computer Science

ProgramBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Computer Science

Department of Electronics

ProgramBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Electronics

Department of Mathematics

ProgramBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Mathematics

Department of Physics

ProgramBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Physics

Department of Statistics

ProgramBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Statistics

Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences has long lists of departments as compared to others including 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.

Department of Criminology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Criminology   

Department of Economics

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Economics
Development Studies   

Department of Gender Studies

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Gender Studies  

Department of International Relations

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
International Relations

Department of Political Science

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Political Science   

Department of Psychology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScPG.DMS/M.PhilPhD
Psychology 
Clinical Psychology    

Department of Regional Studies

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Regional Studies 

Department of Social Anthropology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Social Anthropology 

Department of Social Work

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
 

Department of Sociology

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Sociology   

Institute of Education and Research

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScMS/M.PhilPhD
Education

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies

ProgramsBSM.A/M.ScPG.DMS/M.PhilPhD
Peace and Conflict Studies  

Law College

ProgramsLLBM.A/M.ScLLMPhD
Law  

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Research & Development
Seminars & Workshops

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 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 seminars and workshops students can make a better decision about their career. University of Peshawar conducted various seminars and workshops for the betterment of their students.

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