Department of Mathematics & Statistics Bacha Khan University, Charsadda (BKUC) started in September 2011, while it was a Campus of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (AWKUM). Initially it was Department of Mathematics, but in 2016, it becomes The Department of Mathematics & Statistics. The Department offers BS (four years), M.Sc (two years) and M. Phil (two years) degree programs in Mathematics and intends to start the same programs in Statistics. These programs have been designed to produce better qualified and more competent manpower to meet the needs of the society in general, and to provide expertise in Mathematics, to solve problems in other areas such as Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Economics, and Industry etc. It has further been designed to motivate, create interest in Mathematics and thus help in creating a scientific culture in the country. Besides this the faculty of the department teaches Mathematics in almost all the disciplines of the university. Mathematics has been declared as a core subject for all levels in physical as well as social and management sciences by the HEC.
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics will offer courses and programs of study that will ensure that the student learner will be able to contribute to today’s society. The students will obtain abilities to critically assess numerical and graphical information; learn to formulate strategies for solving problems; and acknowledge the importance of being intellectually curious throughout their adult lives. The Department, through its faculty, will continue to contribute to the body of knowledge of the discipline, whether in traditional research, applied research, or research in the teaching of Mathematics.