The primary objectives of the Centre as per Federal Parliment Act 1974 are:
  • Engagement in goal-oriented high-level teaching and research.
  • To train researchers and scholars according to new developments in the field of Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • To establish M.Phil/Ph.D. and other programmes in the relevant discipline in accordance with the standard and requirements of the HEC & University of Peshawar.
  • To promote co-operation and inter-disciplinary relationship with other teaching and research establishments.
  • To arrange conferences, seminars and refresher courses for the development of teaching and research, and
  • To conduct teaching and research in such particular discipline as is assigned to by the Federal Government in consultation with the University in which the Centre is established.