PhD Islamic Studies


BS(Hons)MA. M.Phil and Ph.D in Arabic and Islamic Studies is a program developed for the future requirements of globally connected Islamic Society. It aims at preparing graduates equipped with leadership qualities and professional expertise besides excellence in Arabic and Islamic Studies.

On successful Completion of these programs The University of Faisalabad aspires its graduates to have emerged contribution towards the development of new socio-economic horizon in the community. The academic achievement of these programs have been envisaged in its principal goals and objectives determined as under:

• To evolve a strong mechanism for producing generation of scholars committed to play a vital role in the enhancement of its Islamic culture and civilization.

• Create better understanding of Islam and Contemporary challenge faced by the Muslim Ummah.

• Prepare Scholars, who can participate in advance research activities.

• To produce visionary creative and sound professionals applying their knowledge effectively and efficiently.

• To ensure regular academic environment in each discipline in order to meet the higher standards of education.

• To develop scholastic attitude and collective struggle among graduates for understanding research based on real quest for knowledge and true spirit of Islamic civilization.

• To create a favorable environment for prosperity development of character building and professional excellence.

• To create awareness and motivation among masses through our graduates for adopting life styles based on universal principal of justice fraternity and brotherhood.

• To produce graduates with job creating abilities through discovering new fields of operation like Islamic Banking.

• To develop excellent career in research and development.

• To provide consultancy and advisory services rendered to the public and private organizations.

• Establish a cadre of professionals in the domain of Islamic Studies who can be potential candidates of post-graduate and doctorate level studies.

• To Provide in depth knowledge of basic Islamic Sciences such as al-Quran, al-Hadith, and al-Fiqh, Islamic History, Islamic Thought, Seerah, Economics, Islamic Culture and Islamic Civilization.

• To have a vast scope of socio-economic management.

• Make the Students of Islamic Studies Capable of understanding and solving current contemporary issues in the light of Islamic teaching.

• May Almighty Allah guide and help us in achieving the goal across the globe. (Aameen)

Role and Scope

• Teaching

• Embassies

• Translation

• Auqaf

• All Public and Private Religious post

• Council of Islamic Ideology

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    6 Semesters (3 Years)

  • Eligibility

    M Phil degree with at least CGPA=3 or first division with thesis writing will be admitted in PhD. Gat/NTS or Entry test conducted by University of Faisalabad with at least 7o % score.

  • credit hours



Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-718 Ancient Arabic Literature 3(3-0)
ISL-721 Contemporary Trends and Comparative Studies in Tafseer Literature 3(3-0)
ISL-722 Research in uloom –UL- Hadith 3(3-0)
  Total 9

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-731 Modern Fiqhi Problems in Pakistan 3(3-0)
ISL-734 Principles of Criticism in Islamic Research 3(3-0)
TSW-924 Trends in seerah Writing 3(3-0)
  Total 9

Semester 3, 4, 5, 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-740 Research Thesis 12(12-0)
  Total 12
  Total Credit Hours: 30