Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the area in early January and expressed satisfaction over the security situation and development efforts.
Of 473 militants arrested in KP in 2017, 58 had at least two years of university education.
With an improved security situation, economic growth in county is speeding up, say observers.
Russia is selling the Taliban advanced weaponry, including laser-scoped sniper rifles, local officials say.
Ongoing discussions began after it became known that the Ansarul Shariah Pakistan militant group is made up of about a dozen highly educated members.
More than 17,000 police officers have trained at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's eight specialised police schools.
The Operational Command Course is aimed at training mid-level officers on how to respond to terrorist emergencies and conduct raids.