Introduction and Overview

The department of Humanities and Social Sciences is a vibrant department with professionally skilled, highly qualified PhD and MPhil and energetically motivated faculty in English (Linguistics and Literature), History, Pakistan Studies, Islamic Studies and Law. We also offer a variety of need-based courses to provide the most effective and up-to-date skills to the undergraduate and graduate students of other departments of the university including Engineering, Information Technology and Basic Sciences. The department ensures reinforcement of classroom teaching through modern teaching techniques and state of the art technology available in the university.
The primary goal of the department is personal, academic and professional grooming of the students inspired by the values of humanism - intended as a guiding principle combined with innovation through cultural, social, political and economic processes. Personal education is entrusted to the effective functioning of structures and services, within a perspective of exemplarity; academic and professional education on the other hand, is based on the effective organization of the courses, and in the competency of the teaching faculty who are continuously engaged in research based activities for their own development. The department also takes initiatives in organizing research oriented seminars, talks, trainings and workshops for the professional and skill-based development of tis faculty as well as students.

Vision & Mission
The establishment of the Department as the premier social sciences program at the BS, MS, MPhil and PhD levels in Pakistan, at least in the public sector.

The Vision and Mission of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences “to impart, create and disseminate knowledge” is best encapsulated in the oldest of disciplines: Literature, History and Religious Studies.



Key Features / Facilities

  • Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculty
  • Facility of library stocked with useful books on English literature & linguistics, history, Pakistan movement, research methodology, philosophy, anthropology, culture, heritage, basic health awareness, ICT, mathematics and various research journals.
  • Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Extension lectures, Students’ discussions & debates, field trips and study tours.

Programs Being Offered

  • BS Pakistan Studies
  • BS History
  • BS Heritage Studies (Archaeology)
  • BS English
  • BS Islamic Studies with IT
  • BS Physical Education
  • B.Ed (Hons) 4 Years Elementary *
  • B.Ed 1.5 Year Secondary *
  • LLB (5 Years)
  • M.Phil. English Linguistics
  • MS Pakistan Studies *
  • MS History *
  • MS Islamic Studies *
  • BS Urdu
  • MS Urdu *
  • BS Media & Communication
  • BS International Relations
  • BS Political Science
  • BS Fine Arts

* Subject to approval / NOC from HEC / Competent Authority / Accreditation Body