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Course Description:

          A student will be required to take the specific number of courses from the below according to the courses he had taken while studying for the M.Phil degree or as according to the rules laid down by the University from time to time for Ph.D degree programs.


Course Code

Title of Course

   PS-601 Allama Muhammad Iqbal: His Thought of Pakistan
   PS-602 Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah: Life and Career
   PS-606 Planing and Economic Growth in Pakistan
   PS-607 History of Pakistan Movement 1940-47
   PS-608 Interest Group in Policy Making in Pakistan
   PS-609 Seminar on Kashmir Problem
   PS-610 Seminar on Issues in Economic Development in Pakistan
   PS-611 Seminar on Religious Institutions
   PS-612 Seminar on Social Institutions
   PS-613 Seminar on Pakistani Culture
   PS-614 Seminar on Pakistani Literature
   PS-615 Seminar on Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai




          Ph.D program shall be open only to persons holding the following qualifications:

  • An M.Phil degree or its equivalent degree in the relevant subjects from a recognized University.
  • A college/University teacher or a member of the research staff of a research organization who has shown undoubted promise for research and holds M.A./M.Sc. degree, may be recommended by the Admission Committee for admission to Ph.D. program.
  • After Successful completion of two semesters, a student registered for M.Phil degree may be recommended by the Admission Committee to the Advanced Studies and Research Board for transfer to Ph.D. program, provided that the student has completed two semesters in course work, obtaining overall aggregate of 75%. Such transfer shall be effective from the beginning of 3rd semester but the time spent by M. Phil. students (course work) shall be counted towards residence requirement for Ph.D. program.

           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.

  • The application shall be submitted to the Chairman of the department in which the student wishes to pursue his studies.
  • All applications received in the department shall be scrutinized for eligibility by the Chairman of  the Department in consultation with the Registrar.
  • The applications of eligible candidates shall be considered by the Department admission committee which shall be constituted by the Vice-Chancellor.
  • The admission Committee, when satisfied, shall recommend to the Advanced Studies and Research board, the names of candidates who are found suitable for studies leading to Ph.D. degree.
  • The admission shall be approved by the Advanced Studies and Research Board.
  • A "notification of registration" for each candidate approved for admission to Ph.D. course by the Advanced Studies and Research Board shall be issued by the University.
  • Each student so selected shall be required to register within 30 days from the date of issue of the notification of registration, failing which the admission of the selected candidate shall be deemed as cancelled.


  • 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. Intermediate certificate and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  2. Bachelor's degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  3. Master's degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  4. M.Phil degree and Detailed Marks Certificate.
  5. Character Certificate from the institution last attended.
  6. Domicile Certificate of the Candidate.
  7. No Objection Certificate (in case of in-service candidate).
  8. I.D. Card of Candidate.
  • Originals must be produced later, when required.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.


  • The period for completion of Ph.D. program shall be counted from the date of registration.
  • The minimum period for completion of Ph.D. program shall be three years whereas the maximum period shall be six years.
  • A Ph.D. student may be required to complete course work of upto 24 credit hours if he does not hold a M.Phil. or equivalent degree.
  • A Ph.D. student shall be required to pass a comprehensive examination (written as well as oral) before the submission of his thesis. If the student does not pass the comprehensive examination in first attempt he may given one more chance on the recommendation of his Supervisor.
  • The registration of Ph.D. Student shall be deemed as cancelled if he does not pass the comprehensive examination even in the second attempt.
  • After passing the comprehensive examination but before the submission of his thesis, a Ph.D. student will give one seminar on topic relevant to his field of research.

                The following Application Forms are not yet operational but in near future you will be able to apply through them.This form should be printed and filled in triplicate and submitted before the due date and according to the procedure laid down by the University for that purpose.

Click ADMISSIONS  for more information about admission procedures


Faculty List:


Dr. Ghulam Haider



Dr. Tariq Rehman



Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Muslim
Mr. Rashad Hassan Rana
Mr. Sarfraz Hussani Ansari
Mr. Masood Akhtar Zahid



Ms. Farhat Iftikhar Gill
Dr. Syed Islam Shah
Mr. Wahid Bakhsh Buzdar


Dr. Mrs.Naureen Talha
Mrs. Mujahida Naureen


Job Opportunities:

            The Demand for   Professionals in the field of Pakistan Studies is growing rapidly in the prevailing job market.  This course of Pakistan Studies in Quaid-i-Azam University is prepared keeping in view the demands of the job market. Most of the graduates of this courses tend to prefer the job prospects according to their learned skills and approach. This is the reason that most of the graduates of this course are offering their services in many reputable organizations and educational institutions.

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


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