Since its establishment in 1981, this University has been playing a vital role in imparting Agricultural Education and conducting basic and applied agricultural research throughout the Province, and disseminating the results of agricultural research among the farmers and general public through its outreach/public service activities.
Being one of the leading institutions in the country, the University has been enjoying the prestige of providing high quality agricultural education and research to its students. The graduates of this University are serving in public-private sectors organizations on key positions within Pakistan and abroad. They are ambassadors of this University and have been bringing in laurels to the name and prestige of this University.
During the present convocation 750 students are being awarded Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degrees. Outstanding students will be decorated with Presidential Awards, Gold Medals, Silver Medals and Bronze Medals.
The university is a corporate body. It has powers, inter-alia, to provide instructions, trainings, research and outreach; in agriculture, animal husbandry and other such disciplines of learning. The mission of the NWFP Agricultural University is:
- To produce quality graduates in agriculture and related disciplines;
- To conduct problem-solving farmer-oriented research to make the country self sufficient in food commodities
- To provide educational and research linkages to rural communities and the public in order to alleviate poverty in rural areas.