Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Muhammad Yaseen Completed UNESCO Prestigious Fellowship in Field of Geology

Muhammad Yaseen, Lecturer Department of Geology, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan successfully completed UNESCO prestigious fellowship in field of Geology and awarded the certificate at AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland. He worked on research project co-sponsored by UNESCO & AGH UST Krakow. The fellow conducted research under the supervision of Prof.Dr hab. Inz Jaroslav Prsek, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection on “Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Chromites ores along the MKT zone part of Chitral, North Pakistan".

During fellowship, he attend a number of different conferences, seminars, and workshop and visited to historical and recreational places with the others fellows. He presented in UNESCO conferences i.e. UCT and also in other conferences arranged in AGH UST. On behalf of the fellowship he presented one of the abstract  in the conference organized collaboratively by the government of Vietnam and Poland in AGH UST. He have collected the sample in a Geological field conducted to research area and used some advance geochemical analysis on the sample at the Lab facility provided by the host institution available in AGH UST. For correspondence, email of the fellow is

Tender Notice For Examination Stationery

Sealed bids are invited from the interested firms/companies registered with tax departments for the purchase/printing of Examination stationery items for Examinations Section, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.

1.      The tender must reach the Procurement office on or before April 13, 2018 at 10:00 hrs and will be opened on the same day at 1100 hrs in the presence of the suppliers or their authorized representatives. Detail and specifications along with tender documents may be obtained from the Procurement Office, Garden Campus @ Rs.2000/-(Non Refundable) in duty hours (8:00 to 16:00 hrs).

2.      Earnest Money of the tender will be 2% of the quoted prices in shape of Bank draft in favor of Treasurer, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.


Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

Tel. No. 0937- 843368 – 843360

B.Com Part I-II Supplementary Examinations 2017 Results Announced

Monday, March 26, 2018

Prime Minister's Fee Reimbursement Scheme for Less Developed Areas (Selected Region)

World Water Day

To observe World Water DayAWKUM GREENS Student Society, Department of Environmental Sciences, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, organized poster competition and a walk around the campus on 22nd March 2018.

World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues raise awareness about the protection of this precious thing and inspire others to take action to make a difference. Water is the most basic need of life; without water there is no life. But now, more than ever, human activities are posing a threat to our water supplies through pollution, over extraction, deforestation, new construction and all the activities that fall in the category of development.

The first part of the program consisted of a poster competition. Students had prepared posters which were evaluated by faculty members of other departments and the top three posters were selected for prize/certificates. After this, students of the department went outside and created environmental slogans in the lawn using their own bodies as markers and grass as canvas. Students and faculty of the department then took a walk around the campus to raise awareness about water conservancy. Students were holding banners with messages to raise awareness about the protecting this precious commodity. One of the ideas behind having a special day is to make people think twice about how much water they waste.

One-Day Seminar on CANCER Awareness Organized By The Department Of Microbiology

BIC, AWKUM Successfully Participated in a One Day Exhibition on Women Entrepreneurship Organized by IWCCI

The Business Incubation Center (BIC) Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) successfully participated in a one day exhibition on Women Entrepreneurship on March 11, 2018 organized by Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IWCCI) in collaboration with Women X at Lok Virsa Islamabad. The female entrepreneur MS Athea Yousafzai (Student of Faculty of Business & Economics, AWKUM) displayed her stall in the exhibition. She has been facilitated by Business incubation center AWKUM in establishing her online business through Facebook with name of HashTag. Coordinator BIC AWKUM, Mr. Shah Hussain Awan accompanied the students during visit.

The Chief Guest, Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour, President The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) appreciated the efforts of  Business Incubation Center AWKUM for encouraging female students to start their own business. He assured his full support to female students of AWKUM for starting their own business. 

Mian Saeed Sarwar and Hazrat Ali, Published a Research Article in Impact factor Journal

Mian Saeed Sarwar (Lecturer in Veterinary Surgery) & Hazrat Ali (Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology) at College Of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Garden Campus Published Research Article in Impact factor Journal.
“Epidemiology and in vitro Drug Susceptibilityof mecA Positive MDR S. aureus from Camel Subclinical Mastitis” in Pakistan Journal of Zoology 50(2)-603-609, 2018” (Impact factor 0.49)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Provisional Merit List for PM National Laptop Scheme, Phase 4 & 5

Provisional Merit List of All MS, MPhil, LLM, MBA (3.5,2.5,1.5) and PhD students regarding PM National Laptop Scheme, Phase 4&5.

For any discrepancy contact your departmental Focal Person or Provost Office before, 28 March, 2018

Notification From Office of The Registrar Regarding "Spring Vacations"

Notifications From Office of The Registrar Regarding Pakistan Day

Paper Presentation By Dr. Syed Zafar Ullah Bakhshali

Dr. Syed Zafar Ullah Bakhshali, Lecture, Department of Pashto, presented his paper "Poetry of the Great Khudai Khedmatgar Poet Fazal Rahim Saqi before 1947" in an International Conference "Pakistani Languages & Post-Colonial Literature" Organized By Department of Pakistani Languages Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. 

One-day National Workshop on the “Data Presentation and Interpretation for Effective Publication”

One-day national workshop on the “Data Presentation and Interpretation for Effective Publication” was held at department of Agriculture AWKUM on March 20, 2018. The event was jointly organized by ORIC and international Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research.

The event was organized on the auspicious occasion of inaugurating the 4th volume of International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research (IJAER). The awards were distributed among the editorial board members, best reviewers, best researchers, best paper of the year and other individuals/organization who contributed in the successful completion of three years of publication of the journal. Dr. Kawsar Ali, the Editor-in-Chief IJAER delivered lecture on the three years performance of the journal. Guest speakers from Faisalabad Agriculture University and Government College University Faisalabad delivered lectures on scientific writing. Prof. Dr Muhammad Jamal and Prof Dr Muhammad Arif of Agriculture University Peshawar were among the distinguished guests. Dr Zafar Hayat Khan and Prof Dr Sultan Ayaz (Dean Faculty of life Sciences) welcomed the guests and talked about the importance of the workshop for young faculty and students of various universities of KP. At the end Dr Asad Ali, Chairman Agriculture Department and Director ORIC, thanked the participants for their active participation and interest throughout the workshop.

International Day of Forests is Celebrated at AWKUM

International Day of Forests is celebrated around the world every year on 21st March to raise awareness among the people in the society about the significance of forest and the scores of benefits which are gained from them. The day is internationally observed to establish the anatomy of forestry like production, recreation, protection and the major contribution to the living organisms. Countries all over the world are encouraged to undertake efforts to organize local, national, and international activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns, seminars, and mass awareness campaigns on this day.
To celebrate this day, AWKUM Greens (Society of Environmental Science Students) organized a seminar and tree plantation campaign at the Garden campus of the university on 21st March 2018. Dr. Aurangzeb Khan, Dean Faculty of physical and numerical sciences was the chief guest on the occasion. The program started with a walk around the campus by the faculty and students of the university. After that Dr. Aurangzeb Khan planted a tree infront of the Academic Block followed by plantation by Dr. Hamayun, Dr. Saeed Islam, Dr. Sajjad Hussain, Dr. Muhammad Qasim, and the faculty of Environmental Science Department. Prayers were offered for the success of this university and peace in the nation. After the plantation by guests the program shifted to the conference hall of Department of Environmental Sciences. The official program started with the recitation of Holy Quran by Mr. Arifullah. Dr. Farhan Shams then gave a brief description about the department of Environmental Sciences. Dr. Muhammad Qasim, chairman department of Environmental Sciences gave a presentation on current status of forests in Pakistan and its future in Climate Change scenario. Dr. Sajjad in his remarks on the occasion stressed the importance of forests for our survival. Dr. Saeed Islam said that the future of our planet is in the hands of our youth. Dr. Waheed Murad in his comments praised Allah (S.W.T) for blessing Pakistan with a variety of climatic conditions and the best geographical location. The chief guest of the occasion, Dr. Aurangzeb in his comments praised the department of Environmental Sciences for taking the initiative. He also advised the youth to preserve the remaining forest resources of the country for future generations. The ceremony came to end with the distribution of certificates among the high grade achievers of the department by the chief guest. After that the students of Department of Environmental Sciences planted around 200 tress around the campus. The plantation campaign will continue tomorrow as well.
It is the duty of each and every individual to participate in the welfare of forest. Such events and activities always promise to encourage the sense of inspiration in the public.

Newspaper Cutting

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Dr. Muhammad Khan, AWKUM PhD scholar, Successfully Defended his PhD Defense

AWKUM PhD scholar Dr. Muhammad Khan has successfully defended his PhD Defense at Brunel University, London, UK, under the supervision of Professor Hamed Al-Raweshidy and Dr Maysam Abbod.

The title of Muhammad’s thesis was “A Self-Optimised Cloud Radio Access Network for Emerging 5G Architectures”.  The examination panel comprised Professor Rahim Tafazolli from Surrey University and Dr Rajagopal Nilavalan from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, CEDPS, Brunel University London.  The viva voce examination was chaired by Dr Mohamed Darwish. During PhD studies, Dr. Muhammad successfully published 5 international journal papers and 6 international conference papers. 

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Muhammad on this fantastic achievement and wish him all the best in the future.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Position Vacant "Research Fellows (MS/MPhil and PhD students) in Chemistry"

Department of Chemistry

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan


Position Vacant

Research Fellows (MS/MPhil and PhD students) in Chemistry

Applications are invited for the appointment of following positions at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan, under the Research Project entitled " Polyethylene glycol hydrogel composite containing poly(AMPS-BMA) core-shell particles for effective adsorption & controlled delivery of drugs & bioactive compounds", Project No. 5201, award letter No: 5201/KPK/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2016, Dated: 10.01.2018, sponsored by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan under NRPU 2016. 

Position Vacant
No. of Position
Research Fellow
(MS/MPhil student)
01-on contract
BS (Hon.)/MSc in
Analytical Chemistry/Materials Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry.
02 Years/The selected candidate will be paid Rs. 20,000/- p.m. fixed for entire project duration. However, s/he will be required to sign a bond for duration of the project.
Research Fellow
(PhD student)
01-on contract
M.Phil/MS in
Analytical Chemistry/Materials Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry. 
02 Years/The selected candidate will be paid Rs. 25,000/- p.m. fixed for entire project duration. However, s/he will be required to sign a bond for duration of the project.

Responsibilities:  The selected candidates will be responsible for conducting the experiments, handling and management of research data, visits to collaborator universities/institutes and industries (if needed), report writing and other day to day activities assigned by the principal investigator.

How to apply: 

·         The applications can be submitted to the office of the Principal investigator through the office of the Department of Chemistry, Adul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM).

·         The applicant must submit his/her updated CV with attested copies of educational testimonials, certificates, CNIC, and three recent photographs.

·         The authority has reserve the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason.

·         Complete applications (Hard copies) must reach to the office of Principal investigator, Department of Chemistry AWKUM, Mardan 23200, KP, Pakistan, until date: 26-03-2018. 

For further details and information please contact Dr. Nasrullah Shah (Principal Investigator) on email:; cell  no.: 03005792521

Dr. Nasrullah Shah                                                    

Principal Investigator                                                  
Department of Chemistry, AWKUM         


Monday, March 19, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

BA / BSc Part I-II Supplementary Examinations 2017 Results Announced

Technology Development Fund (TDF) Third call for proposals

Tender Notice for “Purchase of Vehicle Tyres”

Sealed bids are invited from well-established/reputed firms/suppliers registered with Tax departments of Pakistan for the “Purchase of Vehicle Tyres” for transport section, AWKUM.
1.      The tenders must reach the Procurement office on or before April 05, 2018 at 10:00 AM. and will be opened on the same day at 11:00 AM in the presence of the suppliers or their authorized representatives. Detail and specifications of Tyres along with tender documents may be obtained from the Procurement office @ Rs.2000/- in shape of bank draft, (Non Refundable) in duty hours (8.00 AM to 4.00 PM).
2.      Earnest Money of the tender will be 2% in shape of draft in favour of Treasurer, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan
Tel. No. 0937- 843368 – 843360

Newspaper Cutting

Office Order Regarding Department of Geology

Weekly Departmental Seminar at "Department of Physics"

Title: Biophotonics: Illustrative applications of light in medicine
Speaker: Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad
Senior Scientist, IRNUM, Peshawar
Venue: Conference Hall, Department of Physics, AWKUM
Date: 15/03/2018 at 2:00pm (Thursday)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Dr. Muhammad Ajaz, Assistant Professor of Physics, Published a Paper

Dr. Muhammad Ajaz, Assistant Professor of Physics has published a paper in Modern Physics Letters A, Particles and Fields; Gravitation; Cosmology and Nuclear Physics, Volume 33, Issue 06, 28 February 2018. The title of the paper is “Comparison of hadron production models for pions, kaons, protons and antiprotons production in proton–carbon interactions at 60 GeV/c.

On Campus Recruitment By FF-STEEL (Frontier Foundry (Pvt) Ltd at IBL

FF-STEEL (Frontier Foundry (Pvt) Ltd, one of the largest and fastest re-rolling mill in Pakistan, Institute of Business Studies & Leadership (IBL) of  Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan have organized on campus recruitment drive on Friday March 2, 2018. The marketing specialized Business Graduates at IBL out of the recently passed out batch and the currently in the last semester were the target of this recruitment drive. The HR and sales department officials at FF Steel assessed the Marketing student of BBA/MBA through test and interview in order to check their matching abilities to the career opportunity at the company. On the bases of test and interview the FF Steel has selected 6 students as their paid internees for a month or so followed by job offer to the promising students. The Director IBL Prof. Dr. Qadar Baloch, who has been initiating and encouraging various activities for career enhancement of IBL students, has appreciated FF steel’s merit based talent hunt and lauded the willing involvement of Shah Hussain Awan in this regard. The IBL is now a day’s planning to conduct a wide scale Job Fair at AWKUM by inviting renowned national and multi-national companies.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Dr. Majid Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Awarded for Best Research Paper Award from HEC

Dr. Majid Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, awarded for research achievement in the category of Best Research Paper award in the 6th HEC outstanding Research awards 2015/2016. The award ceremony was held on 1st March, 2018 in HEC.


Mr. Naveed Khan Lecturer of Biotechnology Published a Paper in Science (impact factor: 37.205)

Mr. Naveed Khan, Lecturer deptt. of Biotechnology and PhD scholar at university of Copenhagen under faculty development program,  published an article with Title "Ancient genomes revisit the ancestry of domestic and Przewalski’s horses" in the journal of science (impact factor: 37.205). 

Paper Presentation in International Conference

Two PhD Scholars Mr. Muhammad Abouzar and Mr. Jamshed Iqbal along with Associate Prof. Dr. Saqib Shahzad, Department of Education, Abdul Wai Khan University, Mardan presented their paper titled, “ The Impact of CPEC on Engineering Education at University Level in KP: Emerging Issues & Challenges in Curricula” in International Conference on China Pakistan Economic Corridor- Opportunities & Challenges organised by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar which was held on 28th February, 2018.

Research Associate Required


Research Associate Required


Applications are invited for the following positions for the project entitled “Improvement in Anti-tick vaccine efficacy against Pakistani strain Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus” sponsored by Pakistan Science Foundation in Department of Zoology, AWKUM as per following details.

Duration of the project
Research Associate
02 No of posts

M. Phil/ MS (Hons) degree in Zoology from an HEC recognized institution with no 3rd division in the entire academic career.
The candidates must have no more than two second divisions in the entire academic career.
Preference will be given to individuals having prior experience in the field.

03 years.
The selected candidates will be paid Rs. 15,000/- p.m. fixed but if he/she is enrolled in MPhil and PhD program, he/she will be paid Rs. 20,000/- and 25,000/- p.m fixed, respectively. However, he/she will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project.

Terms & Conditions for apply

1.         All the above position are on project fund basis and will not be liable for extension after complication of the project/ there will no financial liability on part of University.

2.         Only Short listed candidates will be called for test/interview.

3.         The Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan has reserve the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason.

4.         Original receipt of online payment / Demand Draft of. 500/- shall be submitted in favor of Treasurer, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan or online payment to United Bank limited  (Garden Campus AWKUM) Mardan Code: 1265 Account No: 227473335 must be attached with application form.

5.         Less than 3.00/4.00 CGPA will be considered Second Division.

6.         Landline number, mobile number, postal and email addresses must be written on the application.

7.         Eligibility in all aspects shall be reckoned upon closing date of advertisement.

Note: Application on plain paper along with CV should submitted on or before March 23, 2018 in the office of Dr. Abid Ali, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Shankar, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.

          Contact: 0345-9181648, Email:

Errors and Omission are liable to be rectified by the University authorities.




One Day Seminar on “Awareness Session Regarding DURSHAL and YEP” Organized at IBL AWKUM

IBL and Business Incubation Center AWKUM has successfully conducted one day awareness session on “Freelancing, Digital marketing skills, and digital economy” with Collaboration of KPIT Board. The Seminar chaired by Director IBL and BIC Dr. Qadar Bakhsh Baloch. The seminar is initiated by Miss. Gullalie Anum Khan, Manager at Business Incubation center AWKUM.  A huge participation from Shankar Campus, PCA and IBL has made the seminar successful and interactive, with their great teachers: Dr Zia Ul Islam, Dr Ateeq ur Rehman, Mr Tahir.

The valued team KPITB members consisted:  Mr. Ismail Shah, Project Manager Durshal, Mr. Shoib Yousafzai, Project Manager, KP-Youth Employment Program, Mr. Pir Amad Ali Shah, Project Coordinator Durshal Mardan, and Miss Sadaf Shaheen Project Coordinator Durshal Peshawar have delivered their presentations. In the outcome of this seminar the Director IBL influenced his faculty to design a course on Digital communication skills to equip his students with more up-to-date and contemporary subject. Under his legacy he insured KPITB for full support and cooperation in optimistic and in formal manners.