Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal

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Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University
جامعہ شہید بینظیر بھٹو
Type Public University
Established 2009
Chancellor Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khan Bahadur Marwat
Location Upper Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanPakistan
Campus Urban

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (Urdu: جامعہ شہید بینظیر بھٹو ‎) is a higher education institution, established in 2009 with a presidential order.[1] which is located at Sheringal in the Upper Dir District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. The University was established by upgrading the sub-campus and phytochemistry laboratories of University of malakand. Dr. Farzana Perveen is the first woman in the history in Upper Dir, who served as a Controller of Examination and Chairperson of Department of Zoology.

This university was established in the result of promise and commitment done by the MNA of that time Malak Najmuddin Khan

This university provides degrees in various major subjects including Pharmacy ( Pharm-D 5 years), Geology, Forestry and many more.

History and background[edit]

In 2001 University of Malakand was opened at Lower Dir district. But sensing the need of the people of Dir upper, the then Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, issued directives for the establishment of Campus-II of Malakand University at Sheringal on October 3, 2002. His Excellency General (Rt) Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah formally inaugurated the campus-II to enable the people to get better education at their doorstep. Sheringal Campus became a full-fledged University "Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University" on 6 October 2009, under the Regulation 2009, recommended by his Excellencies, the Governor Khyber PakhtunKhwa and approved by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.[2]

The university is located in a lush green valley of Dir Kohistan, on the bank of Panjkora river at a distance of about 35 km from Dir city.

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