Subject of Islamic Studies mainly entails study of the
Quran, Hadith, Fiqh, Islamic History, comparative study
of religions and Arabic. It also includes special study
of Seerat-u-Nabi, economic and political thought,
Muslim philosophy & Research Methodology.
department of Islamic Studies was established in 1973.
Prof. Rashid Ahmed (Late) was the first chairman of the
department. Due to shortage of space in the University
Campus, Islamic Studies Department started functioning
in Government Science College Quetta. In the Beginning
classes used to be held in the evening with the support
of part-time teachers. In 1980, Prof. Dr. Rashid Ahmed
Jallandhury took the charge of the department as
chairman. In 1981, the department was shifted to the
provide qualified and focused professionals in Islamic
studies to meet the future needs of educational
provide learning through in depth knowledge in the
perspective of global changes and challenges.
2.3. To focus
on Islamic values pertaining to socio-political and
economic teachings derived from the Quran and the Sunnah.
produce scholars of quality who can contribute in
solving contemporary issues faced by the Muslims, like
interfaith dialogue, interest free banking, State crafts
and other contemporary challenges and to bridge the gap
between islam and other religions by providing an
understanding of Islam.
2.5. To create
an environment that promotes learning through quality
teaching and research while encouraging mutual respect,
tolerance and sensitivity.
Job opportunities / Marketability of Graduates
3.1. Jobs in
Educational and research institutes in Pakistan and
3.3. Jobs such as Religious officers,
Khatibs etc. in the Armed forces.
of the Department
the establishment of Department More than 500 Students
has been qualified In Master’s Degree beside thousands
of private candidates. A good number of them are
teaching in the universities and various colleges as
professors, working in banks, Judiciary, Civil Service
and Pakistan Armed Forces. The M.Phil/Ph.D Courses have
been started in the Department.
and Ph.D’s Figures are as under:-
Faculty Members of Department have published more than
150 research papers in various National/International
Journals and participated in various
Conferences/Seminars. Some of them have also published
books covering different aspects of Islamic Learning.