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