The University of Agriculture (UAD), Dera Ismail Khan is a newly established University, charted by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly on March 2018. The University started its academic activities for the Fall-2019. The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has allocated Rs.1000 million for the development works of the University. The University of Agriculture is located near Qureshi Morr, Dera Ismail Khan.
Currently, UAD is offering different undergraduate programs and a 3-year diploma program in Veterinary and Animal Sciences (DVAS). Keeping in view the purpose of its research orientation, University has started work to develop various research organizations i.e. Date Palm Research Institute Dhakki DIKhan, Temperate Research Institute Wana, Sugarcane Research Institute DIKhan.