Institute of Chemical Sciences

Contact No: +92919216652
Email: chemistry@uop.edu.pk

Introduction :

The Department of Chemistry, University of Peshawar was established in September 1955. Besides catering the academic and research needs of local and national population, the department also receives international students from the Middle East, Africa, Iran and Afghanistan. Initially, the department started with three teachers and eleven students. With the passage of time, the department grew in all dimensions and doctoral program was started in 1970 followed by M.Phil program in 1977.

The department is one of the largest postgraduate departments of the University having highly qualified faculty, supported by 25 Para teaching staff. The department provides an ideal environment for students in almost all areas of contemporary chemistry. Specializations in physical, organic, inorganic, bio, analytical, fuel and applied chemistry are offered at M.Sc level. The department conducts morning and evening shifts at M.Sc & B.Sc (Hons) level with a total strength of 292 students. Postgraduate program at M.Phil and Ph.D. include both extensive course work and completion of a research project.

 Vision

To be a regional institute of excellence in chemical and allied sciences

 Mission

To make the institute vision a reality. The institute of Chemical Sciences is commited to the Taining of graduates of international standards at M.S.c, M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels in areas of chemistry including Analytical, Applied, Bio, Environmental, Fuel, Inorganic, Nuclear & Radio (nuclear medicine), Organic and Physical Chemistry. Conducting quality basic and applied research, offering consultancy to local industries and institutions and to participate in community development projects.

 Objectives

The Institute of Chemical Sciences is committed to the training of graduates of international standards at M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels in areas of chemistry including Analytical, Applied, Bio., Environmental, Fuel, Inorganic, Nuclear & Radio (nuclear medicine), Organic and Physical Chemistry, Conducting quality basic and applied research, offering consultancy to local industries and institutions and to participate in community development projects. The Institute will continue to work with in its current mission statement and will cater to the needs of students seeking admission in various academic programs.