The department of Computer Science started in the year 1987. Islamia College was a constituent college of Peshawar University in those days. The department started BSc Computer Science at the time of its inception. BCS program was started in the year 2000. Total of seven batches got enrolled at Computer Science Department which were given degrees of University of Peshawar. In the year 2008 Islamia College became a University and its first batch of BCS and BS Computer Science got enrolled in the same year.
Computer Science Department at Islamia College is currently running 5 programs BS Computer Science, BS Software Engineering, MSc Computer Science, MS Computer Science and PhD Computer Science respectively. Department is having 5 well equipped labs and 1 state of the art Research lab.

Department Vision Statement
To be recognized nationally and internationally for delivering outstanding Computer Science education and conducting research of high distinction, both of value and relevance to the community we serve.

Department Mission Statement
The Department of Computer Science is striving for excellence in creating, applying and imparting knowledge in computer science through comprehensive educational programs, research in collaboration with the industry and government, dissemination through scholarly publications and is providing service to society, the community and the nation.