Department of Pakistan Studies

Introduction

Since 2013 Pakistan Studies has been taught in GCWU Faisalabad as minor subject whereas in Inter-section it is taught as a compulsory subject. The department is offering the course Pakistan Studies as minor subject in various departments with the course code PST-321.The Social Studies as compulsory subject was introduced at elementary and secondary level in 1960. Later on in 1976 the name of the course Social Studies at secondary level was changed to Pakistan Studies and remained as compulsory subject. The subject is taught by means of a unified approach which involves the geographical historical political and civil background of Pakistan the Muslim Ummah and the World. At each level appropriate emphasis underlies the development of the subject as an integrated whole of Pakistan the evolution of Pakistan in Muslim Ummah and the World. The students are taught about the natural resources industrial resources business and trade of their own country set in a broad World context. They learn about the genesis of the idea of Pakistan the freedom movement which brought about its development into a nation. The state of Pakistan is consolidated on the objective resolution and the state policy. It includes the study of people, culture education system world affairs and the relation of Pakistan with entire world. The students also acquire an understanding of their rights and duties which leads them to comprehend their responsibilities and obligations of citizenship.

Vision

The vision of teaching Pakistan studies as compulsory subject at higher education level is to bring awareness among students about ideological creation of Pakistan. It will educate the students to understand the approach of Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Muhammad Iqbal as well as intensify patriotism and creative modernization. The course curriculum strives for developing critical and analytical capabilities of students to broaden their vision. The multidimensional course inculcates the hard work qualities among students to enhance their first-hand knowledge and abilities through learning about every aspect of Pakistan.The vision of teaching Pakistan studies as compulsory subject at higher education level is to bring awareness among students about ideological creation of Pakistan. It will educate the students to understand the approach of Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Muhammad Iqbal as well as intensify patriotism and creative modernization. The course curriculum strives for developing critical and analytical capabilities of students to broaden their vision. The multidimensional course inculcates the hard work qualities among students to enhance their first-hand knowledge and abilities through learning about every aspect of Pakistan.

Mission

In the line of University mission of providing instruction research and dissemination of knowledge of the world to students the department is committed to develop its capacity in all fields of Pakistan Studies. For this purpose the scheme of studies of the Department is three fold focusing on Pakistan Muslim World and rest of the World. The Department of Pakistan Studies is dedicated to pursuit the excellence and diversity. We would like to see our students after graduation from Government College Women University Faisalabad excelling in all fields of life.

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AMMARA YAQOOB

Assistant Professor, Pakistan Studies

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.Phil




AMBER SULTANA

Assistant Professor, Pakistan Studies

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree MPhil in Pakistan Studies




NUSRAT ZAHRA

Lecturer, Pakistan Studies

Doctorate Degree PhD in Pakistan Studies




SAIRA AKRAM

Teaching Assistant, Pakistan Studies

M-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.phill in Pakistan StudiesM-Phil (18 Years) Degree M.phill in Pakistan Studies




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NUSRAT ZAHRA.In: Impact Assessment of Sewerage Drains on Groundwater Quality of Faisalabad, Pakistan. A Physio-Chemical Analysis,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,,Nil;Nil,05-MAR-15. p.52-58
NUSRAT ZAHRA.In: Challenges and Approaches towards Urban Water Demand Management in Pakistan ,editor,(eds.)title series title and number,1681-5742,Pakistan Study Center, University of The Punjab Lahore;Pakistan Study Center,06-JUN-19. p.1-8
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