Agricultural University Peshawar Khyber Pukhtunkhwa

  • RecognitionHEC approved
  • Contact +92-091-9216572-79
  • Address NWFP Agricultural University Peshawar , Pakistan


The University of Agriculture, Peshawar consistently stands out as one of the best universities in the country. This University is ranked at the 3rd position amongst all 55 Universities and it is the second best university amongst the four agricultural Universities in Pakistan. It offers a wide variety of social cultural, curricular and co-curricular opportunities to agriculture students.

The university is a corporate body and thus it is delivering instructions, trainings, research and outreach; in agriculture, animal husbandry and other such disciplines of learning, based on its own fundamental principles and authorities.

The University entails five Faculties with 26 departments and 3 institutes. The University offers graduate, post graduate and Ph.D. degrees in all disciplines of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Rural Development, Rural Sociology and Bio-technology. Moreover, the University is also offering graduate and post graduate degrees in Management Sciences, Information Technology and Computer Sciences.

Above 50 PhDs are graduated from this university, yet, about 250 are currently enrolled in the PhD program.

The 185 highly qualified faculties, with 104 holding PhD degrees from leading Universities of international repute are presently serving at the University of Agriculture Peshawar.

The University has also developed collaborations with USAID, USDA, GEF, ICIMOD, SDC, JAICA, SRSP, PARC and NARC to provide international exchange of curriculum and other development programs in the field of agriculture.


The history begins with the establishment of the College of in 1957 as a constituent college of Agriculture. In 1974, the college was upgraded as a Faculty of Agriculture under the University of Peshawar. It got its autonomous standing as an independent university in 1981.


The infrastructure of the university is enormous and unique. University campus was designed by the famous architecture company, Denver, CO office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. The present Government through Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been providing great financial aid to The University. The HEC has allocated for about 13 billion rupees for the next 15 years. This year the mega project for Rs. 500 million to the HEC will be granted to Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Agricultural University to develop

  1. Academic Blocks
  2. Male Students Hostels of 400 rooms and 200 rooms
  3. Female Students Hostel of 200 rooms
  4. Central Lab and lab equipments
  5. Foreign Faculty Rest House for about 30 million rupees has already

Very soon a big Sports Complex, student services center and sports grounds will also be available for the students.


The University administration as well as the other staff is focused to pursue the following mission

  • To produce graduates in agriculture and related disciplines with comprehensive knowledge and skills.
  • To conduct international standard research that is based on resolution for farmers thus making the country self sufficient in food and other commodities.
  • To provide state –of –the art educational and research facilities and provision to rural societies. This will help to assuage poverty in countryside areas.
  • To provide trained manpower to all sectors of agriculture in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa.
  • To present the university as a high seat of learning that is always engaged in conducting basic and applied research.

Core Values:

The University of Agriculture Peshawar is very determined to implement its core value which comprises:

  1. Excellent learning with innovative methodologies
  2. Stress-free working environment
  3. Academic independence developing critical thinking
  4. Transparent and clear decision making attitude with collaborative learning atmosphere
  5. Recognition of curricular and extra-curricular achievements
  6. Economic sustainability
  7. Improved and high –standard quality of life for the communities in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, the vicinities and the nation

Vision statement of the university:

‘To be the leading agricultural university defined by its innovative academic programs, result oriented research and far-reaching community engagement and service’.

AUP Contact Information

  • NWFP Agricultural University Peshawar , Pakistan

  • Contact #+92-091-9216572-79



Admissions in Agricultural University Peshawar Khyber Pukhtunkhwa View All Admissions

  • Admission Announced17-Sep-2014
  • Last Date to Apply25-Sep-2014

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Course & Programs Offered

  • Agricultural University Peshawar Khyber Pukhtunkhwa offers more than 5 course and programs in folowing disciplines and study levels.

  • Intermediate



    Ph. D

  • Above list of programs is created based on data with us. More details on these programs can be found at the institution’s own website.

  • Some of the programs Agricultural University Peshawar Khyber Pukhtunkhwa offers include courses like

    F.Sc F.A BSc Agriculture Science MSc Hons Agricultural PhD Agricultural

    & more.

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    Sehal Ali Sohail

    30 Jun 2016

    Which is the best uni for engineering ??? :(

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    Sartaj Aziz

    31 Aug 2018

    UET peshawar university of engnieering technology


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