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3 University of Peshawar

Peshawar 1950 General Public The University of Peshawar (Urdu: جامعۂ پشاور‎; Pashto: د پېښور پوهنتون‎; abbreviated UoP; known more popularly as Peshawar University), is a public research university located in Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Its chief engineer was Mirza Mohsin Baig.[4] The university is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan, and is ranked as one of the highest rated universities in the country.[5] The university was founded in 1950 and offers programs for undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies.[6] With approximately 14,000 enrolled students attending the university, it has six academic faculties with forty postgraduate department as well as two “centers of excellence”[6] The university is known for its research in social, medical, and natural sciences having eight research centers located inside the campus.[6] Spread over an area of 1,045 acres (4 km2) as a residential campus, the university is the first public university to be established in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.[6]