Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU) is located in a composed town of Sheringal at a distance of 35 km on the right of Dir city in KP. Situated on the right bank of river Panjkora, SBBU has a rich array of academic programmes and research facilities to offer. Currently, with a strength of almost 3500 students and above 100 faculty members, we offer a wide range of degree programmes to the students and researchers.
Maintaining a track record of rapid institutional growth, SBBU has four sub campuses in the Pakistani part of the Hindukush range with 10 projects nearly completed and 27 more in the pipe line.
SBBU is positioned at 35°16ʹ20.60ʺ N and 72°00ʹ18.35ʺ E with an elevation of 4490ft(1369 m) from the sea level. The MAT of the area is 21°C (70°F) with a Min -4°C (25°F) (in Jan/Feb) and Max 38°C (100°F)(in Jun/Jul).
SBBU has established four guesthouses in the areas of Sheringal, Kumrat Valley, Jandri and Jazz Banda (Kohistan). Moreover, to preserve the local culture of Kohistani people, it has also maintained a museum in the village of Jandri near Thal. Our collection at the museum offers a splendid look into the life of local people. Similarly, in order to take the local people in the national mainstream, and to highlight their languages and cultures, we have also established the Sheringal Research Cell for Northern Languages.
With an agenda of innovation in teaching and research, SBBU is in the process of signing MOUs with a number of local and international universities, research centers and technology providers with expertise in its research interest areas.
We also offer a number of scholarships to the deserving students of the university. Such scholarships include; Need Based Scholarships, Merit Scholarships and scholarships from the Students Endowment Fund of the university. Other specific scholarships are offered with the financial and technical assistance of national and international bodies.