Islamic Studies

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge and Comprehension

The objectives of this course are to acquaint the students with the ideology of Pakistan along with the history of Pakistan and the reasons to acquire a separate country. The part of Islamic Studies will familiarize the students with basic concepts of Fiqh along with the pillars of Islam and their importance. More over students will also be familiarize with the history of Islam.

  • Applications and Analytical Skills
  • To enable the student to know about the ideology of Pakistan.
  • To enable students to gain a better understanding of the history and current affairs of Islam.
  • To enable students to think and argue intelligently about the beginning of Islam and the evolution, content and role of the Holy Qur’an, to the beliefs of humanity.
  • To develop a basic knowledge of prophet hood, Islamic Law (Sharia’a) and practices of Islam.

Course Outline:

Historical perspective of ideology of Pakistan. Reformative grand educational movement in the past 1857 era (1857-1900). Dawn of 20th century and political awakening among the South Asian Muslim 1906-1916. Constitutional Struggle 1916-1940. Circumstances leading to independence 1940-47. Initial difficulties of Pakistan. Post-creation environment. Islamization process Important national factors i.e., economy, agriculture, industry, and education. Geo-Politics of Pak relation with Muslim world.Introduction to course-objective study of Quran & Hadith. Life of the Prophet (PBUH). Islamic civilization.


Recommended Text Books:

S.No. Title Author(s) Assigned Code
1 Pakistan’s Political, Economic and Diplomatic

Dynamics, Lahore: Kitabistan Paper Products.

Javed Ahmad Sheikh, JAS
2 Other relevant readings for the individual subjects shall be recommended by the teacher during the course Teacher TM




Text Books
1 Introduction to Islamic Studies. TM
2-3 Particulars of Islamic Studies. TM
4-5 Moral Values of Islam TM
6-7 Islamic Morals and their effect on Work. TM
8 Practices in Islam that binds social behavior. TM
9-10 What is Fiqh? TM
11-13 Difference between Fard, Sunnah and Mustahib TM
14-16 Role of Zakat in an Islamic society TM
17-19 Islamic economic system TM
20-22 Islamic banking system TM
23-24 Difference between Jihad and battle TM
25-27 Brief Islamic history TM
28-29 Answers to accusations made against Islam. TM
30-31 Historical background of creation of Pakistan JAS
32-33 Two Nation Theory in its historical context definition and interpretations JAS
34 Quaid-i-Azam and his political ideas JAS
35 Constitutional of development in Pakistan. (1947-73) JAS
36-37 Salient features of constitution of Pakistan 1973 JAS
38-39 Institutions of Pakistan: political parties, bureaucracy, army, judiciary and media. JAS
40 Problems of Pakistan as a Federal State. JAS
41 Economical Problem. JAS
42 Social and demographic issues JAS
43 Determinants and objectives of Pakistan’s foreign policy. JAS
44 . Pakistan’s relations with its neighboring countries. JAS
45 Pakistan and the Muslim World ( A comprehensive review of foreign policy of Pakistan) JAS

Recommended Practical Topics

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1 To study and observe the daily routine of a true Muslim.
2 Role of Islam in society building, being a complete way of life.
3 Practical reasons for the economic failure of Pakistan.
4 Observe the operations of banks dealing in Islamic Banking.