Islamic Research Centre IRC

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Abdul Quddus Suhaib

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  Prof. Dr. Abdul Quddus Suhaib Professor
  Dr. Arif Mateen Assistant Professor


Since its inauguration in 2007, Islamic Research Centre is committed to fulfil the rapidly growing scholastical needs of our society to enable and accelerate sustainable development. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Rana was appointed its first director. Prof. Dr Abdul Quddus Suhaib then held the office enhancing its good reputation at national and international level. Afterwards, Prof. Dr. Altaf Hussain Langrial explored new horizons of Islamic learning following the given road map. Working as current director of Islamic Research Centre, Prof. Dr Abdul Quddus Suhaib is once again enthusiastically determined to achieve the desired goals.The Centre at present, is working in the building of Department of Islamic Studies. The main aims of the Centre are to develop a methodology for research in the various fields of Islamic learning, to identify and study contemporary problems and interpret the teachings of Islam in order to assist Muslim Ummah to live according to the imperatives of Islam. High quality conductive research work produced by the centre covering a wide range of topics in various areas of Islamic studies is published in the forms of books, monographs, research reports including a biannual research journal. Moreover, the centre is also regularly organizing seminars, conferences, series of lectures and workshops in collaboration with PHEC.

Objectives of the Centre

  1. Translation of significant Islamic texts related to Tafseer, Hadith, Fiqh, and other Islamic Sciences.
  2.  Compilation, translation and publication of useful materials carefully selected from the most outstanding works of Islamic learning.
  3. Publishing monographs, books, research reports, and such other research material as may be considered necessary for the promotion of knowledge on various aspects of Islam.
  4. Organizing seminars, conferences, exhibitions, and workshops to equip students, professionals, and scholars with deeper understanding of the divine message and balanced approach aiming for promotion of peaceful coexistence and harmony among various schools of thought in the society.

Pakistan Journal of Islamic Research (PJIR)

The Centre is publishing a bi-annual research journal, in three languages Arabic, English and Urdu which is recognised by Higher Education Commission Islamabad in category “Y” with the title of “Pakistan Journal of Islamic Research”.

Publication of Books

Islamic Research Centre has published some valuable research work in the form of these books:

  1. Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya ( Shakhsiat aur Khidmaat)
  2. Khutbat-e-Seerat Rasool
  3. Khutbat-e-Fiqh
  4. Khutbat-e-Quran

Programs Offered

The following programs are being offered:

M.Phil Islamic Studies (Islamic Thought & Culture)

Graduate (PhD) Program
Candidates holding the degree of MA/BS Islamic Studies (or equivalent examination) with minimum 2.50/4.00 CGPA or 2nd class are eligible to apply for admission to M.Phil. Islamic Studies 1 st Semester; provided that the candidate has passed the entry test conducted by the department.

Merit Determination:

Criteria is mentioned in rules and regulations for M.Phil. approved by the University.

Scheme of Study Link:
Click Here to View/Download Scheme of Study of M.Phil Islamic Studies (Islamic Thought & Culture) Program

Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance

ADP Programs
B.A,B.Sc or equivalent All University Rules Applicable

Merit Determination:

According to the University policy.

Certificate Course in Islamic Banking & Finance Period: 3 Month

Short Courses
B.A,B.Sc or equivalent & All University RulesĀ Applicable.
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