Islamic Studies engages in the study of Islam as a textual tradition inscribed in the fundamental sources of Islam; Qur’an and Hadith, history and particular cultural contexts. The area seeks to provide an introduction to and a specialization in Islam through a large variety of expressions (literary, poetic, social, and political) and through a variety of methods (literary criticism, hermeneutics, history, sociology, and anthropology). It offers opportunities to get fully introductory foundational bases of Islam  in fields that include Qur’anic studies, Hadith and Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Islamic philosophy, and Islamic law, culture and theology through the textual study of Qur’an and Sunnah..

Islamic Studies is the academic study of Islam and Islamic culture. It majorly comprise of the importance of life and that after death. It is one of the best systems of education, which makes an ethical groomed person with the qualities which he/she should have as a human being. The basic sources of the Islamic Studies are the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah or Hadith of the Holy Prophet Muhammadﷺ. The learning of the Qur’an and Sunnah guides the Muslims to live piece, respect each other and follow the righteous path. Teaching of the Qur’an and Sunnah guide the Muslims that how to pray and please Allah which is based on certain rules and laws. The guidance through these sources shall be taken for improving the lives of the Muslim students regarding their ethical and social positivism.  


  • To make students understand the relevance and pragmatic significance of Islam in their lives.
  • To make learners comprehend the true spirit of Islam with reference to modern world.
  • To generate a sense of Islamic principles as a code of living that guarantee the effective solutions to the current challenges of being.
  • To provide Basic information about Islamic Studies
  • To enhance understanding of the students regarding Islamic Civilization
  • To improve Students skill to perform prayers and other worships 
  • To enhance the skill of the students for understanding of issues related to faith and religious life.


Introduction to Qur’anic Studies

1) Basic Concepts of Qur’an

2) History of Quran

3) Uloom-ul-Quran

  1. مطالعہ قرآن(تعارف قرآن، سورۃ البقرہ، سورۃ الحجرات، سورۃ الفرقان، سورۃ المومنون، سورۃ الانعام، سورۃ الصف ترجمہ و تفسیر)

Introduction to Sunnah

1) Basic Concepts of Hadith

2) History of Hadith

3) Kinds of Hadith

4) Uloom –ul-Hadith

5) Sunnah & Hadith

6) Legal Position of Sunnah

Selected Study from Text of Hadith

  1. معالعہ حدیث(متن حدیث ترجمہ و تشریح)
  2. سیرت النبی ﷺ(مطالعہ سیرت کی ضرورت و اہمیت، تعمیر سیرت و شخصیت کا نبوی منہاج، اقامت دین،میثاق مدینہ ، خطبہ حجۃ الوداع، اخلاقی تعلیمات)

Islamic Culture & Civilization

1) Basic Concepts of Islamic Culture & Civilization

2) Historical Development of Islamic Culture & Civilization

3) Characteristics of Islamic Culture & Civilization

4) Islamic Culture & Civilization and Contemporary Issues

  1. اسلامی تہذیب و تمدن(اسلامی تہذیب کے ارکان و بنیادیں، خصوصیات، اسلامی تہذیب کے فکری ، علمی ،معاشرتی اور سماجی اثرات، عصری تہذیبی کشمکش اور اسلامی تہذیب،تہذیبی تصادم کے اثرات و نتائج )


  1. Hameed ullah Muhammad, ―Emergence of Islam‖ , IRI, Islamabad
  2. Hameed ullah Muhammad, ―Muslim Conduct of State
  3. Hameed ullah Muhammad, ‗Introduction to Islam
  4. Ahmad Hasan, ―Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence‖ Islamic Research, Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad (1993)
  5. Dr. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, ―Introduction to Al Sharia Al Islamia‖ Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad (2001)                                                            


    Submission of assignments after due date will result in the deduction of sessional marks.

  6. Failure of submission of assignments will affect your sessional marks at the end of semester.
  7. Plagiarism is not allowed in projects and assignments. Plagiarism involves an attempt to use an element of another person’s work, without appropriate acknowledgement in order to gain academic credit.
  8. Every student is expected and required to respect the rights of fellow students and the authority of the University academic and other staff in the performance of their duties


    Distribution of Marks:

    Assignment:                 10

    Presentation:                10

    Mid Exam:                    30

    Final exam:                  50

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