Top Universities / Institutions in Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw

Almost all universities in Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw offer courses / Degrees in Management Sciences i.e, BBA, MBA, M Phil, and PhD. Many of universities have good national ranking.

Master= MBA , Bachelor: BBA, Postgraduate = Mphi or PhD
University or CollegeDegreeCampus City
The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences BachelorPeshawar
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology BachelorAttock
The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences MasterPeshawar
National University of Modern Language Post GraduatePeshawar
National University of Modern Language BachelorPeshawar
Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar MultiplePeshawar
Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar BachelorPeshawar
Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar MasterPeshawar
Islamia College Peshawar BachelorPeshawar
Islamia College Peshawar MasterPeshawar
Islamia College Peshawar Post GraduatePeshawar
University of Science and Technology BachelorBannu
University of Science and Technology MasterBannu
University of Peshawar BachelorPeshawar
University of Peshawar MasterPeshawar
University of Peshawar DiplomaPeshawar
Frontier Women University BachelorPeshawar
Frontier Women University MasterPeshawar
Gomal University BachelorDera Ismail Khan
Gomal University MasterDera Ismail Khan


Peshawar is the capital of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the administrative centre (but not the capital) for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

With the level of higher education on the rise, there has been a surge of prestigious educational institutions in Peshawar. The prestigious University of Peshawar (UOP) was established in October 1950 by the first Prime Minister of Pakistan in Peshawar. Edwardes College which was founded in 1900 by Herbert Edwardes is the oldest and one of the finest colleges in the province. The Islamia College was founded in 1913 and is also a well known institution.

Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa

The Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa is one of the most legendary places on earth. The Frontier, as it is and was pop¬ularly known, of all Pakistan's Provinces, is arguably the most diverse ethnically, the most varied in terrain and sports a vigorous cultural spectrum.

There are 2510 Middle Schools in the Province, 1532 for Boys and 978 for Girls in 2007-08. In 2005-06 there were 2416 Middle Schools. Enrolled population in Middle Schools have increased from 604060 in 2005-06 to 622317 in 2007-08 (about 3.19 %). The Number of Teaching Staff in Middle Schools has decreased from 15054 in 2005-06 to 15397 in 2007-08.

As far as High and Higher Secondary Schools are concerned, their Number, Enrolment & Teaching Staff are increasing. Number of High Schools increased from 1379 in 2005-06 to 1618 in 2007-08. Boys High Schools, which were 1069 in 2005-06, has increased to 1173; while Girls High Schools increased from 310 in 2005-06 to 445 in 2007-08. Number of Higher Secondary Schools has increased from 238 in 2005-06 to 272 in 2007-08.

There is no one Inter, 119 degree and 14 Post Graduate Colleges in the Province in 2007-08. At the moment, there is no Inter College for girls as well as for boys; however, degree colleges for girls have been increased from 77 for boys in 2007-08. Enrolment and teaching staff position in these colleges has improved to some extent.

As far as Number of Technical Educational Institutions in the Province is concerned, at the moment, there are 20 Polytechnic Institutions/ Colleges of Technology, 19 Colleges of Management Sciences (GCMS) and 37 Technical and Vocational Centres in the Province.