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Islamia College Peshawar

  • Description:

    For other colleges called Islamia College, see Islamia College (disambiguation). Islamia College Peshawar (ICP) (Urdu: اسلامیہ کالج پشاور) is a public university located in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.[1][2] Founded by the personal initiatives led by Sir S.A. Qayyum and Sir George Roos-Keppel in 1913, it is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Pakistan, and its historical roots are traced from the culminating point of the Aligarh Movement.[5] The university provides higher learning in arts, languages, humanities, social sciences and modern sciences.[5] In 1950, the University of Peshawar was founded as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, with the later being associated to the university as a constituent college.[5] Initially established as Islamia College, it was granted university status by the Government of Pakistan in 2008; the word college is retained in its title for preserving its historical roots.[5]

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# CC BY SA
  • Source of Description: http://www.icp.edu.pk/
  • Entry Fee: No
  • Grand Trunk Rd, Rahat Abad, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa