Gandhara University

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Gandhara University
Motto in English
Knowledge is Vision
Type Private
Established 2009 (2009)
Vice-Chancellor N/A
Governor Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Location Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa,  Pakistan
Campus Peshawar
Colours Green and White
Nickname Gandhara
Affiliations HEC

Gandhara University in Peshawar, Pakistan provides specialized training in the healthcare sciences. It is a private medical college chartered by the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.[1] The institutes that became Gandhara University were initially founded in 1995 by surgeon Muhammad Kabir.[2]

Component colleges[edit]

The university encompasses specialized departments to include teaching in nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, public health, and paramedical technologies:[3]

  • Kabir Medical College
  • Sardar Begum Dental College
  • Naseer Teaching Hospital
  • Gandhara College of Pharmacy
  • Wazid Muhammad Institute of Paramedical Technology
  • Farkhanda Institute of Nursing
  • Kabir Institute of Public Health


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Coordinates: 33°59′33″N 71°28′51″E / 33.9925°N 71.4808°E / 33.9925; 71.4808