Department of Mathematics

Contact No: +92919221038
Email: mathematics@uop.edu.pk

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Mathematics, University of Peshawar is an institution of higher learning and research. It is one of the oldest departments of the University. Initially, it 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 B.Sc. (Hons) two years programme in Mathematics from session 2004-2005 both in morning as well as evening shift.

The programme was revised and renamed as M.Sc. three years programme. However, more recently by the university reverted back to its two years master degree programme, discarding the three years Master degree programme.

The function of the department is:  

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.

Vision

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.

Mission

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.

Objectives               

  • To provide a platform to the students to exploit their academic potentials and teaching skills.
  • To promote cooperation and inter-disciplinary relationships with other teaching and research organizations in the country and abroad.
  • To arrange conferences, seminars and refresher courses for the promotion of research and mathematics education.