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Objective: The study was aimed to scrutinize the research output of the Faculty members of Khushal Khan Khattak University Karak having PhD degree, from 2012 to 2019.

Material and Method: Bibliometric approach was adopted to conduct this study.The study was delimited to the regular faculty members of Khushal Khan Khattak University Karak having PhD degree in their relevant field.

Results:The results show that Dr. Saeed Ullah Jan is the most prolific authors with 41 publications followed by Dr. Anwar Khan with 40 papers. Department wise productivity shows that Department of Management Sciences is ranked high in research productivity with 63 publications, followed by Department of Library and Information Science (62). It was noted that the year wise research output during the study period was fluctuating.

Recommendations:University should have to hire more PhD faculty and offer incentives for the promotion of research culture in this newly established University of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Pakistan.