The course aims to:

  •           Develop   vision   of   historical   perspective, government, politics, contemporary Pakistan, ideological background of Pakistan.
  •           Study the process of governance, national development, issues arising in the modern age and posing challenges to Pakistan.

Course Contents:


Historical Perspective:

Ideological rationale with special reference to Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah; Factors leading to Muslim separatism; People and Land: Indus Civilization, Muslim advent, Location and geo-physical features.

Government and Politics in Pakistan:

Political and constitutional phases:
1947-58; 1958-71; 1971-77; 1977-88; 1988-99; 1999 onward.

Contemporary Pakistan:

Economic institutions and issues, Society and social  structure,  Ethnicity,  Foreign  policy  of  Pakistan  and  challenges, Futuristic outlook of Pakistan.