|University of Chitral will act as “Regional Education Corridor” for Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia via Wakhan Strip, Gilgit Baltistan and Gilgit-Chitral, Dir, Malakand alternate CPEC Route. It will enable the region to promote development through creation of job opportunities,advance skills provision, leading to accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction. While making regional connectivity, competitiveness and trade, this university will create a knowledge platform so that all national, regional and continental stakeholders may connect, collaborate and jointly work to produce world class human resources to make this ambitious plan successful. This university will play important role in Vision 2025 and Five Year Plan 2008-13, balanced development agenda of the Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan.|
Before inception of University of Chitral, there were two university campuses operating in district Chitral. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal (SBBU) Sub Campus and Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKUM) Sub Campus.
The university currently has the following Departments.
- Department of Botany
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Economics
- Department of Education
- Department of English Language & Literature
- Department of Management Sciences
- Department of Political Science
- Department of Sociology
- Department of Tourism and Hotel Management
- Department of Urdu
- Department of Zoology