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Educational institutions play a vital role in development, progress and modernization. In every society education is perceived as a fundamental pillar of character building, humanism, and etiquettes. Education institutions deeply affect political, economic, social and cultural situation of a country. This research is an effort to analyze the effects of educational institutions on democratic culture in the province in general with special focus on District Charsadda. The study looks into the role of educational institutions' influence on democratic culture, governance, Awareness and political parties in District Charsadda. One public sector general university – Bacha Khan University – has also been spreading the light of education in the district. These educational institutions have been making considerable contribution to promotion of political Awareness and democratic culture in the district. These institutions have also been playing a role in socialization of the people. Women in the district received their education from these institutions where they were encouraged to play their part in the socio political activities in the district. As a result some key political leaders have also emerged in the district politics from these institutions.