Department of Mathematics

Contact No: +92919221038


Initially, the Department of Mathematics was established in 1928 in Islamia College affiliated with the University of the Punjab. The department was taken over by the University of Peshawar in 1950. The department, since its inception, has been engaged in running M.Sc. programme and has produced graduates who are serving the country in many disciplines. The department launched its M.Phil programme in 1992 whereas Ph.D. programme started in 2001. The department also started BS-4 Years Programme in Mathematics in 2009. In addition to this, the department is running BS-4 year and M.Sc Evening classes. The department’s Library is equipped with a modest number of latest books in almost all important branches of mathematics, including some back volumes of International Mathematical Journals. The department possesses its own computing as well as Internet facilities to cater to the needs of the students and faculty members engaged in research. The staff and students in the department can have an early access to large number of books and research journals by using the Digital Library facility extended by HEC under its National Digital Library Programme. The department organizes Seminars, Workshops etc. from time to time to bring together experts and researchers working in different disciplines of mathematical sciences. The department also organizes refresher courses for college teachers, which are aimed at exposition of the latest trends of research and development in Mathematics. Furthermore, for character building and civic grooming of the students a student society named as “Mathematics Students Club (MSC) has been established.


To act as a leader in the advancement of Mathematics and promotion of Science and Technology in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular and in the country in general.


The endeavor of the department of Mathematics, University of Peshawar is to enhance the standard of mathematics teaching and quality of research bringing its credibility at par with the advanced countries of the world. The ultimate aim is to reach a standard where Pakistani degree holders in mathematics will be proud of their degree.


  • To engage in goal-oriented high-level teaching and research.
  • To promote cooperation and inter-disciplinary relation ships with other teaching and research organizations of the country and abroad.
  • To arrange conferences, seminars and refresher courses for the promotion of mathematics education and research.
  • To provide a platform to the students so that to exploit their academic potentials and teaching skills.