UNIVERSITY OF MALAKAND

Chakdara, Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Bridging the gap between aspirations and achievements

Welcome To Department of English

Introduction

We cordially welcome you to the Department of English, University of Malakand. It is one of those departments, which started functioning with establishment of the University of Malakand in 2001. The beginning was very humble and our assets included four students and two faculty members. We have now a diverse community of more than 200 hundred students enrolled in various degree programs. The number of faculty members is 17. One faculty member is doing Ph.D in China while two are enrolled in Malaysia. Besides, three faculty members are enrolled in Pakistani universities. The Department has been the first in the region (province of KP) to introduce 4-Year BS (Hons) degree in English, which offers research-based opportunity to specialize in the fields of English Literature and Linguistics.

Objectives

  • To provide qualified professionals in the field of English literature and linguistics to meet the future needs of educational institutions and the society.
  • To train and nurture their literary, creative and imaginative abilities.
  • To equip them with the knowledge of history, nature and scope of spoken and written language, genres of literature, and applied research.
  • To educate them in the study of comparative literatures to enhance their ability to understand complex ideas, texts, view-points and literary styles.
  • To train the students in the study of the nature and functioning of communication and make them well-equipped with technical skills of language learning and teaching.
  • To broaden students’ horizon towards better learning and understanding of humanity.

Mission

The Department provides excellence in literary and language studies and aims to help shape individuals into outstanding scholars, teachers, researchers and responsible citizens. We strive for inculcating the spirit of inquiry and to nourish critical thinking skills. Our aim is to enhance students' exploration of individual, gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity through study of literature and language.

Job Opportunities

  • Civil Services (CSS and PCS), public relations, non-governmental organizations, business, social sector, journalism, media and mass communication.
  • Educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities.
  • Interpreters/translators in public/private sector, media etc.

DELLA

Department of English Literature and Linguistics Alumni Association (DELLA)

Through this platform, we aim to support the parent organization's goals, and to strengthen the ties between alumni, the community, and the parent department. We look forward to organize social events, publish newsletters, and raise funds for the department. DELLAA will help alumni maintain connections to their educational institution and fellow graduates. Additionally, it will support new alumni, and provide a forum to form new friendships and professional relationships with people of similar background. If you are/were student of the Department of English, University of Malakand, please email your name and session to english@uom.edu.pk for inclusion of your details DELLAA.

About Degree Programs

Department of English offers admission in BS 4-Year and Master 2-Year programs. The curricula feature a team-taught sequence that traces the big picture of historical development of literature and linguistics. English majors also learn critical tools for analyzing literature/linguistics through broad course requirements. Students gain a contextual framework and are prepared to take the department’s wide range of electives. BS English (Language and Literature) offers courses that address issues of general, liberal education with the objective to give a comprehensive exposure to students. The courses are divided into compulsory, minor, major, electives and also courses from other disciplines. The degree requires a minimum CGPA of 2.5 along with a research project in a maximum of six academic years. MA English offers an exhaustive list of courses in literature and linguistics taught for a period of two years. Major subjects include History of English Literature, Linguistics, Poetry, Drama, Novel and English Language Teaching.

Self Access Center (SAC)

The Self Access Center is fully functional, assisting students and teachers in teaching, learning and research activities. it was established in 2011 when an MoU was signed by the university and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on July 19. The center was established with a vision to develop it as HUB for E-learning and design online teachers' training and language learning courses / programs. It has hosted and facilitated training sessions regarding Global UGRAD and SUSI programs and several workshops.


Teaching Faculty

Prof. Dr. Qaisar Khan
Prof. Dr. Qaisar Khan
Chairman / Professor

kkaiserkhan@hotmail.com

PhD
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Dr. Tariq Khan
Dr. Tariq Khan
Assistant Professor

PhD
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Mr. Gul Zamin Khan
Mr. Gul Zamin Khan
Assistant Professor

PhD in Linguistics in progress from NUML
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Dr. Aziz Ahmad
Dr. Aziz Ahmad
Assistant Professor

azizahmad@uom.edu.pk

PhD
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Dr. Shaukat Ali
Dr. Shaukat Ali
Assistant Professor

shaukat1443all@gmail.com

PhD
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Mr. Shafi ul Haq
Mr. Shafi ul Haq
Lecturer

shafiulhaq@uom.edu.pk

M.Phil
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Ms. Islam Bibi
Ms. Islam Bibi
Assistant Professor (TTS)

ibegal@yahoo.com

M.Phil
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Mr. Sajid Iqbal
Mr. Sajid Iqbal
Lecturer

sajidiqbal_uom@yahoo.com

M.Phil in Applied Linguistics
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Mr. Ayub Khan
Mr. Ayub Khan
Lecturer

ayubuom333@gmail.com

M.Phil
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Mr. Sajjad Ali
Mr. Sajjad Ali
Lecturer

sajjad_iiu@yahoo.com

M.Phil in Applied Linguistics
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Mr. Hamid Ul Haq
Mr. Hamid Ul Haq
Lecturer

hhkab2003@yahoo.co.uk

M.Phil in Pakistan Studies
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Mr. Aamir Sohail
Mr. Aamir Sohail
Lecturer

M.Phil
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Mr. Jawad Khan
Mr. Jawad Khan
Lecturer

jawad.khan103@gmail.com

M.Phil
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Mr. Tariq
Mr. Tariq
Lecturer

M.Phil in Progress
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Mr. Saddam Hussain
Mr. Saddam Hussain
Lecturer

M.Phil
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Mr. Zaheer Ullah
Mr. Zaheer Ullah
Lecturer

Zaheerullah25@gmail.com

M.Phil in Applied Linguistics
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Supporting Staff

Mr. Sheraz Khan
Mr. Sheraz Khan
Junior Clerk PA to Chairman

Male
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Mr. Khalil
Mr. Khalil
Peon

Male
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Publications

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