Textile Workshop
BS Admissions are open at College of Home Economics, University of Peshawar
Department of Textiles and Clothing, CHE organized an awareness program on diabetes in collaboration with the Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Mercy Teaching Hospital, Peshawar.
BS Orientation cermony
Main building
New Block
College of Home Economics, University of Peshawar
  • VC Message

    Students play the role of backbone of every nation. They determine the future of every society. I personally am a staunch believer that it is only the education which determines the progress of an individual and a nation.

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  • Dean Message

    The College of Home Economics is a unique institution of the University of Peshawar. The purpose of its establishment was to provide education with specific skills to female students in an environment conducive to the culture and traditions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Over the period of time the College has expanded in terms of its purpose and scope of its academic programmes. The college is now providing education in five specialized disciplines and preparing its graduates to serve the nation in diverse areas. The College has well-equipped laboratories and has qualified and devoted faculty members. Student's talent of entrepreneurship is promoted by whetting their creativity. Following in the footsteps of the other postgraduate institutions of University of Peshawar, the College of Home Economics has moved toward knowledge based learning by encouraging the process of research among its students and faculty members. The effort of the Principal, Professor Dr. Shehnaz Khattak, is highly commendable and I have no doubt that the College will reach the pinnacle of glory under her able leadership with the support of motivated students and staff members.

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  • Principal Message

    College of Home Economics is a prestigious institution of the University of Peshawar which offers practical knowledge in diverse disciplines and incorporates a variety of skills in its curriculum. Thus, Home Economics education prepares the female community to deal with future challenges in the role of a homemaker as well as a career woman. I count myself among the blessed ones to be granted the opportunity of making a difference in the lives of these young souls in the capacity of an educationist and an administrator. I am also confident that under my leadership and guidance, the highly qualified and dedicated staff of this college will leave no stone unturned in improving the image and reputation of this institution. We shall constantly strive to inculcate critical thinking, analytical, entrepreneurial, inter personal and communication skills in our students.


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Welcome to CHE

The study of Home Economics as a distinct discipline was introduced in the country soon after the emergence of Pakistan.

Initially, a separate department, devoted to the subject, was set-up in 1954 by the University of Peshawar, in collaboration with Colorado State University, USA. The department was later upgraded to College status in 1963. It is one of the four colleges in Pakistan devoted to the study of Home Economics, for developing a complete education programme for female students to meet the challenges of a free society. The institution equips young women with the specialized knowledge in the field of interior design, textile design, small business management, teaching, and research.

This field of study extends opportunities for pursuing careers in any of the above professions. Therefore, it has acquired a special significance in moulding the female generation, providing them with an opportunity to study a unique blend of both science and art related subjects. It also opens up future avenues for personal, professional and social enhancement...

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