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Course Description/List:

          A Student is required to achieve a total of 60 credits for this course (four Semesters of 15 credits each) from the following list of compulsory and optional courses as offered by the department from time to time.


Course Code

Title of Course


   A-300 Introduction to Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-301 Applied Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-302 Social Theory 3 Credits
   A-303 Research Methodology 3 Credits
   A-304 Social Organization 3 Credits
   A-305 Social Change and Development 3 Credits
   A-306 Anthropology of Religion 3 Credits
   A-307 Ethnology of Pakistan 3 Credits
   A-308 Economic Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-309 Anthropology of Complex Societies 3 Credits
   A-310 Peasant Societies 3 Credits



Course Code

Title of Course


   A-311 Anthropology of Population Studies 3 Credits
   A-312 Anthropology of Middle East 3 Credits
   A-313 Political Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-314 Visual Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-315 Anthropology of South Asia 3 Credits
   A-316 Anthropology Of Ethnic Relations 3 Credits
   A-317 Urban Anthropology 3 Credits
   A-318 Women and Development 3 Credits
   A-319 Anthropology of Health and Medicine 3 Credits
   A-320 Anthropology of Knowledge and Education 3 Credits
   A-321 Anthropology and Agriculture 3 Credits
   A-322 Anthropology and Industrial Development 3 Credits
   A-323 Comparative Anthropology Education 3 Credits
   A-324 Anthropological Linguistics 3 Credits




          Admissions are opened once a year for this course. Admissions are given on Regular as well as on Self-Financed basis.The University shall call for these admission applications through proper media each year.

  • Candidate with Bachelor Degree requiring more than two years intermediate or professional degree for example: B.Sc. Engineering,/B.E./MBBS/B.Sc. Agriculture, B.Sc. Pharmacy, BCS Computer Science, B.ED., etc are not eligible.
  • Ten seats will be given strictly on merit on Self-Finance basis in Spring semester admissions.
  • One seat in each department of the University has been reserved for admission of the children of Shaheeds/Disabled of Army Personnel of Indo/Pak War 1965 and 1971 and would be offered on the nomination of G.H.Q.
  • One seat is reserved for Minorities for admission in each department of the University subject to production of certificate from the institution last attended that the candidate belongs to the Minority Community.

           The application forms can be collected from Manager, Bookbank/Book Shop of the University by paying a fee of Rs.100/-. Those wishing to apply shall have to submit properly filled-in admission application forms to the admission office of the University by the last date advertised for such a purpose.

          Merit Lists for this course will be displayed on the notice board of the concerned department and successful candidates will have to pay the dues before the last date mentioned in the list, otherwise their seats will stand cancelled and these seats will be given to a candidate from waiting list in order of merit. 

          Eligibility Criteria for this course is:

  • B.A or B.Sc. (Home Economics)

          Merit formula for this course is:

FTM = 800 ( MOF/TM + MOB/TM ) + NCC + HQ


FTM     = Final Total Marks.
MOF     = Marks Obtained in Intermediate Certificate.
MOB     = Marks Obtained in Bachelor's Degree.
TM      = Total Marks in the Relevant Examination.
NCC     = National Cedit Corps (20 Marks)
HQ      = Hafiz-e-Quran (20 Marks).


  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be eligible for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Candidate who has graduated 18 months before the date of application must explain what he has been doing during this period.
  • In case of incorrect information/concealment of facts, University will have the right to refuse/cancel an admission or expel a student.
  • Copies of the following documents should accompany the application:
  1. Matric Certificate.
  2. Intermediate certificate and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  3. Bachelor's degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  4. Domicile Certificate of the Candidate.
  5. No Objection Certificate (in case of in-service candidate).
  6. N.C.C. certificate (if applicable).
  7. Certificate for Hifzi Quran.
  8. I.D. Card.
  • Originals must be produced later, when required.
  • N.C.C. and H.Q. credit of 20 marks each will be added as given in the formula.
  • Candidate finally selected for admission will be required to produce a Migration Certificate (in original) on joining the University.
  • Candidates having obtained certificates/degrees from Foreign Universities / Institutions should provide equivalence certificate and conversion of Grades into marks from University Grants Commission, Islamabad/Inter Board Committee of Chairman in case of Matric and Intermediate level certificates.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.


             The following Sample On-line Application Forms are not yet operational but in near future you will be able to apply through them.

Click ADMISSIONS  for more information about admission procedures


Faculty List:


Dr. Naveed-i-Rahat



Mr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman
Dr. Huma Haque
Dr. Muhammad Azam Ch



Mrs. Zareena Qureshi
Mrs. Mina Zulfiqar Ali
Mr. Tariq Mahmood
Mr. Waqas Mubariq Butt


Job Opportunities:

              The Graduates of this course find the jobs according to their learned skills and approach in mostly in NGO's (Non-Government Organizations).Quaid-i-Azam University is the only university of the country offering this course. The students after the completion of this course are being employed in such N.G.O's like PATTAN, SDPI (Sustainable Development Policy Institute), SUNGI, LUCN, and CRS, to name of few, in the prevailing job market of the country.The graduates from this course are true professionals and are excelling in every sector they are offering their services in. The students also have an opportunities to proceed abroad for further studies in this field.

Click here for Career Guiding Office of Quaid-i- Azam University.


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