List of 5 best Colleges in Peshawar 2021

colleges in Peshawar

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

~ . Nelson Mandela

Education is essential for the development of a person, country, or nation. It’s important to provide advanced education, to harness the talents and strength of the youth. Fortunately, Pakistan has a lot of educational institutes to promote the education and development of the country. As well as to enhance the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the students.

Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is known for its history, affordable hotels, culture, shopping malls, tradition, restaurants in Peshawar, and places to visit in Peshawar.

Yet the list is not over, it’s also famous among people for having exceptional educational institutes including universities in Peshawar, schools in Peshawar, and the best colleges in Peshawar.

For the last few years, Peshawar has improved its educational standards and implemented all advanced educational terms to polish the skills of the youth. Kudos to the government for a job well done in improving the educational sector of Peshawar. Today, we are going to have a brief discussion on these educational institutes in Peshawar that are known for their advanced techniques and discipline.

So before any further delay, let’s start by listing down the top 5 medical and law colleges in Peshawar.

College Name Location Contact
1. Islamia College Peshawar Grand Trunk Rd, Rahat Abad, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (091) 9222036
2. Hadaf Group of Colleges Achini Rd, Noudeh Bala, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 0800-HADAF
3. Frontier Law College Pajaggi Rd, Saeedabad Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (091) 5243411
4. Edwardes College Peshawar Mall Rd, Peshawar Cantonment, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (091) 5275154
5. Roots Millennium College Chowk Gulabad, Warsak Dam Rd, Phase III Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (091) 5611840

1. Islamia College Peshawar

Whenever we hear the name of Islamia College Peshawar, what comes first in our mind is the building of the college that represents the culture and tradition of the city. The architecture of the building is a combination of Mughals and Curzonean style with majestic domes that provide an eye-catching view. Besides all this, the college is also considered to be one of the best medical colleges in Peshawar that spans over 300 acres of land.

It’s located on the western side of Peshawar, in the middle of GT Road and just 5 km away from the Cantonment area of the city. It was founded by Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum and Sir George Roose-Keppel in 1913. This one of the best and oldest colleges in Peshawar is known as the parent institution of Peshawar University.

It is said that the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has donated his own property to three famous and most reputed educational institutions; the Islamia Peshawar college is one of them. He personally visited the college thrice in his life. The State Bank of Pakistan also uses the image of the Islamia Peshawar College building to print on the national currency note of 1000 rupee. Moreover, Islamia College also provides financial support to its students by offering them scholarship programs.

Types of Scholarship:

  • Scholarships & Grants
  • Merit-Based Scholarships
  • Need-Based Scholarships

Some of the facilities offered by this – one of the best Peshawar colleges – include:

  • Library
  • Gymnasium
  • Computer Labs
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Outdoor Sports Facilities
  • Indoor Sports Facilities
  • Science Labs
  • Male Hostel
  • Female Hostel

The college is well-known for providing advanced education in arts, humanities, languages, modern sciences, and social sciences. This is the biggest reason why it is famous as one of the top-listed medical colleges in Peshawar.

2. Hadaf Group of Colleges Peshawar

The next college on our list is the Hadaf Group of Colleges Peshawar that is known for its state-of-art building structure and amazing teaching methodologies. Its very first campus was opened, in 1985, in Lahore. Now, they are one of the most reputed educational institutions in Pakistan.

The college offers a variety of programs that are comprehensive and challenging for the students. The college aims to enhance the country’s youth by reshaping the educational system. With this aim, the college also encourages students with scholarship programs to provide them financial support.

Types of Scholarship:

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Need-Based Scholarship   
  • Fee Concession on Kinship Basis
  • Financial Aid for Orphans
  • Fee Concession for Abled students
  • Hadaf Scholarship
  • Sports Based Scholarship  
  • Co-curricular Based Scholarship
  • Fee Concession for Teacher’s Children

Besides all this, there are a lot of facilities that the Hadaf Group of Colleges Peshawar is offering to its students. Some of them are mentioned below:

Facilities:

  • Air-Conditioned Classrooms
  • Generator Facility
  • Transport Facility
  • Hostel Facility
  • Computer Labs
  • Free Extra Coaching
  • Student Counseling Service
  • Separate Campuses for Boys & Girls
  • Expert Faculty
  • Parent-Teacher Correspondence
  • Modern Science Laboratories
  • Well-Stocked Libraries      
  • E-learning Programs

These all facilities educational programs and financial aids are a big reason for making the Hadaf Group of Colleges Peshawar the best and famous college in the city.

3. Frontier Law College

Frontier Law College, also known as FLC, was founded in 1992 by Akhtar Ali Khan as a private law college in Peshawar. It is one of the top-rated law colleges in Peshawar and is affiliated with the University of Peshawar. It is estimated roughly that this law college has produced more than 3000 professional lawyers. It is located at Pajaggi Road, Peshawar, and within walking distance of KP Provincial Assembly and Peshawar High Court. For being one of the best Peshawar colleges, it offers various scholarships for in-need students to get educated and enhance their talents as a lawyer.

Types of Scholarship:

  • Scholarships & Grants
  • Need-Based Scholarships

A big reason for being one of the most famous law colleges in Peshawar is the large number of facilities that they offer to the students. Some of which are as below:

Facilities:

  • Library
  • Air-Conditioned Classrooms
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium

4. Edwardes College, Peshawar

Edwardes College Peshawar is a public sector college that was founded in 1900. It is located on Mall Road, Cantonment, Peshawar, featuring a Mughal-style building with a traditional touch of the city’s heritage. Edwardes College is the oldest educational institute of the Higher Education Commission of KP. The college offers various type of educational degree programs that includes Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), 4 year BS Programme degree in Computer Science/English, Faculty of Arts (F.A.), and Faculty of Science (F.Sc.). The college also offers financial assistance to its students with limited resources.

Types of Scholarship:

  • Financial Aid for Orphans
  • Merit-Based Scholarships
  • Need-Based Scholarships

Facilities:

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Boarding/Hostel
  • Women Center
  • Transport
  • Counseling Services
  • Health Services
  • Green Shop
  • Center for IT Services

5. Roots Millennium College

The Roots School System is one of the most famous private sector school systems in Pakistan. It was founded, in 1988, by Mrs. Riffat Mushtaq and, later on, was established by her son Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq. Now, its branches are spread all over the country especially in the major cities of the country like Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Peshawar. The Roots Millennium College believes to educate and furnish the skills of a student to take a part in the development of our country. The Peshawar Campus is located at Chowk Gulabad, Jamrud Road, Phase III – Peshawar. The main reason for being such a reputed college is the scholarship programs that the college offers to its students.

Types of Scholarship:

  • Need-Based Scholarships
  • Merit-Based Scholarships

Besides this, there is a big list of facilities that are offered by RMC Peshawar.

Facilities:

  • Bio Lab
  • Cafeteria
  • Campus
  • Classroom
  • Computer Lab
  • Library  
  • Recreational Spaces
  • Robotics Lab

Conclusion:

To summarize, these were the best colleges in Peshawar that are well-reputed for offering advanced education in the city and their educational standards. We hope that this article was helpful for you.

We will end our blog here with a Dua revealed by Allah in Surah Taha Ayah 114, to our last prophet, Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W).

ربِّ زِدْنِي عِلْماً

My Lord, increase me in knowledge

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