Zone-1:- Agencies of bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, North Waziristan, South Waziristan and Frontier Regions attached to the Districts of Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu and Dera ismail Khan.
Zone-2:- Districts of Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi and Mardan.
Zone-3:- Districts of Swat, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Chitral, Buner, Shangla, Kohistan, and Malakand Protected Areas (Swat Ranizai and Sam Ranizai), backward areas of Haripur, Mansehra and Swabi Districts; i.e. Kala Dhaka Area, Upper Tanawal Area, Gadoon Area, Backward areas of Haripur District i.e., Kalanjar Field Kanungo Circle of Tehsil Haripur and Amazai Field Kanungo Circle of Tehsil Ghazi.
Zone-4:- Districts of Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Kohat and Karak.
Zone-5:- Districts of Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra excluding their backward areas included in Zone-3.