Institute of Islamic Studies

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Altaf Hussain Langrial

Faculty

  Dr. Altaf Hussain Langrial Professor
  Dr. Abdul Quddus Suhaib Professor
  Dr. Abdul Qadir Buzdar Professor
  Dr. Monazza Hayyat Associate Professor
  Dr. Faridah Yousuf Associate Professor
  Dr. Razia Shabana Associate Professor
  Dr. Muhammad Amjad Associate Professor
  Dr. Jamil Ahmad Assistant Professor
  Dr. Qaria Nasreen Akhtar Assistant Professor
  Dr. Usmat Batool Assistant Professor
  Dr. Hafiz Hamid Ali Awan Assistant Professor
  Dr. Saira Taiba Assistant Professor
  Dr. Ghazi Abdul Rehman Qasmi Assistant Professor

Introduction

The Institute of Islamic Studies & Arabic was established in 1982 in a hired building of Govt Model High School Gulgasht, Multan. Initially the classes of MA Islamic Studies (4 year) started. Then Institute was shifted in the university’s “Languages Block” in 1986 alongwith the Departments of English and Urdu. At various times Prof. Dr. Khawaja Imtiaz Ali (Ex-Vice Chancellor BZU), Prof. Syed Muhammad Tahir Qadri (Ex-Principal Govt. College of Education, Multan), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Choudhry (Ex Vice Chancellor University of Sargodha) and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hasnain Naqvi had work as Director of this Institute. In 1996 the Institute was bifurcated by the University in two separate departments i.e. Islamic Studies and Arabic. The Department shifted in its own building in 2008. The Department has tailored a 2-Year program of M.A. Islamic Studies. In addition to the Master’s program, the Department also has the facilities for M.Phil and Doctoral programs. The Department of Islamic Studies has started BS in Islamic Studies from the session (2009-10). Previously Prof. Dr. SM Tahir Qadri, Prof. Dr. Noor-udDin Jamil (1996-2005), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Rana (2008- 2011), Prof. Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman (2005-2008)(2011-2016), Prof. Dr. Abdul Quddus Suhaib(2016-2019), Prof. Dr. Idrees Lodhi (2019-2020), Prof. Dr. Abdul Quddus Suhaib(2020-2022), worked as Chairmen of the Department and currently, Prof. Dr. Altaf Hussain Langrial is working as Chairman, Department of Islamic Studies.

Programs Offered

The following programs are being offered:

BS (Morning/Evening)

Undergraduate Program
Eligibility:
F.A./F.Sc. or equivalent

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University.

BS 5th Semester (2-year Program) (Morning)

BS (5th Semester) Program
Eligibility:
B.A./B.Sc/B.Com/ADA/ADS/ADP or equivalent

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the Admission Committee Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.

M.Phil./MS (Evening & Weekend)

Graduate (MS) Program
Eligibility:
Candidates holding the degree of M.A./BS Islamic Studies or equivalent with CGPA 3.00 or 1st class are eligible to apply for admission to M.Phil. Islamic Studies 1st Semester, if they have passed GAT or entry test conducted by the Department.

Merit Determination:

The merit will be determined according to the criteria laid down by the University.

Ph.D. (Morning)

Graduate (PhD) Program
Eligibility:
M.Phil. Islamic Studies

Merit Determination:

According to the University policy.
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