Programme Details of M.Phil in Pakistani Languages and Literature
: M.Phil in Pakistani Languages and Literature
M.Phil in Pakistani Languages and Literature with specialization in Pashto or Balochi or Brahui or Sindhi or Saraiki or Punjabi. All the languages spoken in Pakistan besides having concrete individual base and status, contain within them, several common characteristics. To promote National integrity and solidarity, a need was felt for such a programme, which could elaborate the aspects like comparative study of Pakistani Languages, linguistic interaction, distinctive and common literary trends. Realizing the need of the hour, department of Pakistani Languages, Allama Iqbal Open University launched a programme at M. Phil level. Through this programme, the students would be given education in his/her own mother tongue (in-which he/she held MA degree) along with other Pakistani Languages and their Literature, thus the students would be taught about the specific qualities, linguistic links, philological impacts, mutual co-operation and numerous common literary trends found in Pakistani languages. The objectives of the said programme are given as under:(1) To highlight the structure, style and variation of various dialects, distinctiveness, origin and development, linguistic group and region, common aspects of literature and trends of Balochi, Brahui, Pushto, Sindhi, Punjabi, saraiki, Hindko, Kashmiri, Gojri, Pahari, Balti, Shina, Burushaski, Torwali, Gawri, Khowar and Wakhi.(2) To meet the deficiency of multi-linguistic experts.(3) To enable the students to represent a constructive and positive Pakistani approach through language and literature within and outside Pakistan.(4) To inculcate a positive trend through understanding specific and common aspects of all the Pakistani languages.
Applicants must have Master Degrees Punjabi/Pushto/Balochi/Barahavi/Sindhi/Seraiki with at least 2nd division or equivalent qualification. Applicants have to pass concerned subject test, will be conducted by the Department. Only successful candidates will be asked for interview.
Selection of the candidates will be made strictly on the basis of merit/criteria laid down by the Department/ University.
Maximum 5 Years
Medium of Instruction:
The University allots Study Centre and Tutors for the Students to get guideline accordingly. A student has to secure passing marks in Assignments as well as in final exams to successfully complete concerned Educational Programme.
o Pashto Academy, Peshawar University, Peshawar.o Department of Pashto, Peshawar University, Peshawaro Department of Sindhi, Karachi University, Karachi.o Department of Sindhi, Sindh University, Jamshoro.o Sachal Chair, Shah Latif University, Khairpur, Sindh.o Department of Balochi, Balochistan University, Quetta.o Department of Brahui, Balochistan University, Quetta.o Department of Punjabi, Punjab University, Lahore.o Department of Saraiki, Islamia University, Bahawalpur.