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Northern University has been established by the Government of NWFP in private sector, vide NWFP ordinance No. XLVIII of 2002, published under Extraordinary Gazette No. P.111 dated 2nd November 2002. It is recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) as a degree awarding university operating in private sector. Northern University has been upgraded to “W” Category (previously know as “A” Category) in 2009.
* Upgradation letter placed in NEWS section.
News & Events
  1. Northern University has been upgraded to “W” category (old category “A”) in March 2009.


  2. Introduction of M.Phil and Ph.D. programs
  3. HEC PhD review committee visited university on June 13, 2012 and carried out necessary evaluation of University PhD Education Program.
  4. Full Fee, Zakat Based Scholarships available to the students. Presently 55 students are availing zakat based and 3 students are availing merit based Financial Aid.
  5. EDR Trust Subsidize Fee.
  6. Sports Events inter department matches scheduled in March 2015.
  7. Study Tour to industries plan in May 2015.
  8. Convocation tentatively planned in April/May 2015.
  9. MBA & BBA programs effective Spring 2011 will be run according to HEC Policy Enforced in the year 2010/2011 onwards.
  10. PhD Program in Education have started since Year 2009/ 2010.
  11. Environmental Science MS and MPhil Programs launched effective Summer 2011.
  12. KPK Province have placed great emphasis to the district of Nowshera and lately foundation stone of all police training establishments have taken place across the campus Road Wattar Wali Ziarat Kaka Sahib.
  13. University will collaborate police training degree programs and will open new departments.
  14. Students are required to give Paper Affidavit for the collection of original Degree.
  15. New Logo of the university effective January 2012.
  16. Transcript/ Provincial Certificates/ Degree are Subject to verifications.
  17. The improvement in the intake of university admissions and graduating student’s performance is a clear indication of its quality control.

  18. Female hostel facilities available

  19. Construction of Double Story Building on Kaka Sahib Block and on Omer Sawar Block Completed in the main Campus    
  20. Scholorships
    To promote higher education in Nowshera, EDR Trust is giving  scholorships to all students i.e. 40% of tution fee, since year 2003    
  21. The University has 15 PhD Faculty members on its roll.
  22. Join new degree program MSC Environmental Sciences.
  23. Join new degree program MSC Psychology w.e.f November 2013.
  24. Upcomming Degree Programs w.e.f March 2015.
    • M.Phil English
    • M.Phil Mathematics
    • M.A. Pakistan Studies
    • MS Project Management
  25. 10 students have been completed their PhD in Education.
  26. Closure of main campus due to road underconstruction with the efforts of Mir. Jan Muhammad Jamali, Speaker Balochistan.
  27. Heritage site of Mughal dynasty era near main Campus is being restored by the University.


A special delegation of HEC visited Northern University dated 29th March 2008
Sir Anwar Pervez Visited Northern University Dated 1st April 2008
A special delegation of HEC visited Northern University dated 12th Feb 2009
HEC visit
Mr. Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali Member Board of Governor NU Nowshera met with Honorable CM KPK on 24th October, 2013 at CM Office to appraise him the Damaged Road Network and Development of NU.
Meeting With Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali with CM KPK For Road Construction on OCtober 24, 2013.
Meeting With Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali with CM KPK For Road Construction on OCtober 24, 2013.
  • University is governed under rules and regulations listed in university prospectus.
  • Admission forms can be obtained from Admission Office of Northern University on payment of Rs. 300.00
  • Graduates and other students awaiting result can also apply.
  • For admission, contact Admission Officer
    Mr. Sadaqat
    Tel# 0923-613485-86,0923-205315, Mob # 0321-9771321
    Mr. Muhammad Malik (Deputy Registrar)
    Tel# 0300-9746372
    Mr. Zafar Iqbal (Additional Registrar)
    Tel# 0321-9741414
  • Spring Semester will commence w.e.f 16 March 2015.
  • Zakat Based Scholarships available (Terms and Conditions Apply)
  • Merit Based Scholarships available (Terms and Conditions Apply)
  • University Fee Structure is lowest comparing with Public/ Private Sector Institutions (Universities).
  • EDR Trust Subsidize Fee Structure (To Encourage Higher Education in the country).
  • Degree Programs are completed in given time frame with record of no closures.
  • Community Development Workshops Planned and Held to Promote Education Awareness.
    • Teacher training- Educational Workshop for District Nowshera- Educational Department.
    • Farmers- Environmental Hazards to agricultural Crops and Remidal Measures- Environmental Department.
    • Organizational Structures and Employment Policies Seminar- Management Sciences Department.
    • Computer Security Solutions- Computer Science Department.
    • Teaching Maths and Enhancing Maths Skills at Schools- Mathematics Department.
    • Job Fair was arranged in Spring Semester 2014.
    • Due to road damage leading to main campus Wattar Walai Ziarat Kaka Sahib the classes were shifted to city campus Hakimabad w.e.f Spring Semester 2013.
    • Seminars of different Faculties were arranged in Summer 2014 and also planned in 2015.
    • Trips (Educational and Recreational) planned in Spring Semester 2015.
    • Graduated Students of Northern University who are unemployed are directed to contact Northern University, City Campus Hakimabad, Nowshera for their internships and future placements.
    • Graduated students are advised to update their addresses and Tel# in order to get invitations for upcoming convocation.
    • University is participating with International Community on Higher Education, Research and Community Awareness programs.
    • University is carrying out extensive support to the area by giving Zakat and Merit scholarships.
    • New Bus purchased for transportation of Sudents between Main and City Campuses.
    • Alternate Energy Program is Extensively persuaded by NU by putting Security Lights and Greasers on Solar System.
    • Convocation has been delayed due to damaged Road Network and tentatively planned in April/May 2015.
Northern University
Northern University has two campuses in Nowshera. The foundation stone was laid by Governor NWFP in April 2005, and the inauguration of the main campus was done by General Sawar Khan, President Northern University on 14th November 2008.

The university offers homogenous and well-rounded programs focusing on Business Administration, Education, Computer Science, Engineering, Basic Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and other supporting disciplines, which would facilitate the students to acquire skills and knowledge required to meet the challenges of the new millennium. The university presently has four faculties, with adequate facilities to become center of excellence in its own right.

  • Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology (FEIT)
  • Faculty of Administrative Sciences (FAS)
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
  • Faculty of Sciences (FS)
Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of New Campus  
Foundation Stone of Northern University Nowshera New Campus unveiled by Mr. Khalil-ur-Rehman Governor NWFP and Patron of Northern University on 28th April 2005. Highlights
Inaugration of University
Inaugration of Northern University Nowshera Campus by General Sawar Khan (R) on 14th Nov 2008.
General Sawar Khan (R)
Programs Highlights
  Under Graduate Programs
  • BS (Computer Sciences)
  • BS (Information Technology)
  • BS (Electronics)
  • BSc. (Home Economics)
  • BBA
  • BBS
  • BCom
  • BSc (Home Economics)
  • BA (Textile & fashion Design)
  • BEd.
  Graduate Programs

  • MCS & MIT
  • MBA
  • MBA (Executive)
  • M.Com
  • MBA IT
  • MBA (1.5 years)
  • MBA (2.5 years)
  • MBA (3.5 years)
  • MEd.
  • MSc (Economics)
  • MA (Urdu )
  • MA (Islamic Studies )
  • MSc. (Environmental Sciences)
  • MSc. (Mathematics)
  • MA(English, Journalism)
  Post Graduate Programs

  • M.Phil (Urdu)
  • MS (Management Sciences)
  • M.Phil (Environmental Sciences)
  • MS (Education)
  • PhD (Education)