is defined as seeking truth for the sake of it the Study
of Philosophy is essential for the understanding of the
history of cultures, ideas religions, civilizations, and
sciences, and the history of cultures. Socrates said
“the unexamined life is not worth living”. He could not
be more right. An examined life will be all the better
for its. Philosophy deals with the truth behind entire
human experience and knowledge.
provides a transferable skill, one that can be used in
many walks of life. It provides training in thinking
rationally that cannot be obtained elsewhere. It gives a
general training in thinking and writing clearly. It
also provides help in problem solving, and in thinking
critically. Both ethics and logic are part of
philosophy, and most people will face significant
ethical questions in the course of their work and would
do better in their work if they thought logically.
Department of Philosophy was established in the year
1987 by Dr. Saeed Ahmed Rafiq as its first Chairman. It
offers Masters degree program of 2 years.
2.1. To provide
qualified and focused professionals in Philosophy to
meet the future needs of educational institutes and
2.2. To provide
educational programs which encourage students to
think creatively, constructively and to communicate
their ideas effectively.
2.3. To foster
an environment that promotes learning through quality
teaching and research while encouraging mutual respect,
tolerance and sensitivity.
prepare researchers to meet the needs of industry and
Job opportunities / Marketability of Graduates
in philosophy at colleges and universities.
development and instruction in Civic Education, Human
Rights Education and Professional Ethics for both
relevant institutions of the public sector (e.g.
Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youth, Sport and
Culture, federal Police Commission; etc) and Non
Service (researchers and advisers for parliamentarian
and parliamentary committees).
3.4. Social Work
3.5. NGOs (work
in the areas of demoralization and governance
environment and development, and peace)