Contact Info

Social Profile

Share It


Have Questions?

University of Poonch Rawalakot

About Us

The University of Poonch is one of the public sector universities situated in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The University of Poonch has 3 different campuses.  The main campus is the Rawalakot Campus, the other campuses are Kahuta campus, and the Mong campus. At the present time, the university has 26 departments and 7 faculties respectively.
The mission of the University of Poonch is to erect foundation for the educational opening under practical environment to get the best benefits for getting an idea of self-reliance, sagacity, ethics, human potentials for the betterment of knowledge, skills development, and intellectuals to serve and support the society for the amelioration of nation and humanity.
The goal of the University is to be the leading center of brilliance by embracing effective strategies and research while nourishing the positive cultural and historical values of the division. The University of Poonch is affiliated with Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council.
The main campus of the University of Poonch Rawalakot is present in the heart of  Poonch district, Rawalakot, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The valley of Rawalakot owns the fabulous beauty of mind-blowing scenes in the foothills of lower Himalayans. The snowy peaks of the mountains cuddling the clouds and lush green valleys provide a clear picture of heaven on earth. The pleasant weather in hot weather makes the “University of Poonch” the most attractive venue for educational and research activities.

Faculties & Departments

Application Forms and Prospectuses can be obtained individually against deposit slip of worth Rs 1300/-  through authorized HBL Challan present at the main campus as well as at some branches of HBL. Candidates have to deposit Rs. 500/- i.e entry test fee for B.Sc.(Electrical Engineering) / BS(CS)/BS Software Engineering and will have to show the deposit slip at the time of  Entry Test. Students who want to apply in more than one category will have to give additional charges of Rs.300 for each discipline.

Selection Criteria for Undergraduates
→12 years of field related education, passed with at least a second division from any registered institution.
→50% marks in the entry test.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Programs
→16 years of education with at least second division with aggregate 45% in the annual system and 2.5 cGPA in semester system.
→50% marks in the entry test.

Faculty of Agriculture

The Faculty has earned a good image for academic and research excellence in the country having more than 32 Ph.D. Faculty members got their degrees from different parts of the world. We consider higher education as a connection between students and teachers and this connection in the Faculty is entertained by endorsing environments that are conducive to mental growth and professional building. This strategy helps our stars to build key qualities of self-motivation and confidence, as well as skill and knowledge in their chosen subject areas.

Department of Agronomy

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.

Department of Entomology

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.

Department of Food & Science Technology

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.
Human Nutrition & Diebetes (HND)
Food & Science Technology

Department of Horticulture

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.

Department of Agricultural Economics

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.
Agriculture Economics

Department of Plant Pathology

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.
Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Breeding & Molecular Genetics

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.
Plant Breeding & Molecular Genetics

Department of Soil & Environmental Sciences (SES)

ProgramsB.Sc. (Hons)M.Sc.(Hons)Ph.D.
Agriculture (SES)
Soil & Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences

Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences has just been established a few years ago in the year 2013, March. Based on the variety and interdisciplinary relation in science disciplines, the faculty provides a large range of degree programs at both graduate and postgraduate levels. At this time we are offering 4 Years BS and 2 Years M.Sc degree programs in the departments of Computer and Information Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. The FBAS at the university is in the growing stage and are planning to add more disciplines and change the already present departments into Institutes in accordance with the need of the national and international standards. Our first priority is to provide courses who can fulfill the growing needs of energy, food, industrial and economic development, as well as creating a competitive environment in the globalized world.

Department of Computer Sciences & Information Technolgy

Computer Science
Software Engineering

Department of Chemistry


Department of Physics


Department of Zoology


Department of Mathematics


Department of Earth Sciences

Computer Science
Software Engineering

Department of Botany


Faculty of Engineering & Technology

The inception of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is a milepost in the history of Rawalakot, as it will serve significantly not only to the growth of the city but also to the whole country. At the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, we provide the premier engineering environment along with the intellectual and technological resources. The Faculty is uniquely aligned to educate the technological leaders of future time. Our mission is to place our engineering graduates as problem solvers, project leaders, communicators, and ethical citizens of a global community. So far the Faculty of Engineering & Technology has only a single department named as, Electrical Engineering. However, The University of Poonch has already planned to start other engineering disciplines in the near future.

Department of Electrical Engineering

ProgramsB.Sc. (04 years)M.Sc.MS/M.PhilPh.D.
Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

The application of traditional medicine has obtained a good place in the lives of our people. Where advance and expensive western medications are out of the reach of most Pakistanis, this becomes deeply beneficial by making it sure that we provide essential health care for all in ways that are proved to be safe, effective, affordable and continuous with government standards on medical practice. We have accepted the challenge of producing traditional medicine and implementing it into the health care system of Pakistan with seriousness, confidence, and aspiration.

Department of Eastern Medicine & Surgery

ProgramsBS (05 Years)MS/M.PhilPh.D.
Eastern Medicine & Surgery (EMS)

Department of Pharmacy


Faculty of Management, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Business Administration

Business Administration ✔ (3.5 years)

Department of Commerence

ProgramsB.ComM.Com (Hons)Ph.D.

Department of Economics


Department of English


Department of Sociology


Department of Psycholgy


Department of Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies

Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

Department of Veterinary Sciences

Veterinary Medicine

Department of Pathobiology

Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Veterinary Medicine

Department of Livestock and Poultry Production

Veterinary Medicine

The University Of Poonch offers the “HEC Need Base Scholarship” to the needy and poor candidates. The details of the scholarships can be taken from the Administration office and the registration is online-based.

Hey, I’m about to take admission in #UniversityOfPoonch

What’s your feedback on that?

#UniversityOfPoonch #UPR #Rawalakot #Jaamiah
Research & Development
University Rankings

The University of Poonch has a good position in the field of research in various disciplines like veterinary, medical and IT, etc. It stands among top public sector universities and the faculty members have a lot of publications with a good impact factor in the best journals of the world.