The Department of Chemistry started functioning in October, 2006 in a small rented building in Bannu Township, Bannu in the 1st year of its establishment , BS (Hons) and Master of Sciences in chemistry were introduced. These programs are offered with terminal system of examinations. Initially specializations of organic chemistry and physical chemistry were offered at the Master level. But last year, specializations in biochemistry and Inorganic /Analytical Chemistry were introduction together with start of M.Phil program as the qualified staff was inducted gradually. The research facilities for these programs are under establishing phase. There is a constant Endeavour to improve and strengthen teaching and research facilities and to create an environment conductive for research activity. The department has highly qualified faculty, details of which is available in faculty section. The department has currently following faculty members and facilities.
Department of chemistry has now a well equipped laboratory. A good stock of chemicals is available in the store while procurement of more chemicals is under process. Carbon Materials Research Laboratory is currently in establishing stage which shall exclusively be used for research purposes. In this regard, advanced scientific equipments have already been procured.
The department library has all the latest books recommended in HEC new syllabi (2005) for BS (Hons) and MSc programmes. In addition, access to all the reading material s also available through internet facility.