UNIVERSITY OF MALAKAND

Chakdara, Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Bridging the gap between aspirations and achievements

Welcome To Department of Islamic Studies & Religious Affairs

Introduction

Seeking of knowledge is required of all Muslims. This is emphasized in the Holy Quran and Hadith. In recent years, the study of Islam has become a significant area of academic Endeavour. The fast growth of this discipline is due to the emerging global importance of Islam as a political and cultural force and as one of the major religions of the world. In addition to this, the growing number of Muslims in the Western societies in recent decades has created the need for better understanding of Muslims and their beliefs in order to create a well-balanced environment conducive to racial and ethnic harmony.

Objectives

  • Promoting Islamic thoughts.
  • Rectifying unsound ideas and misconceptions about Islam.
  • highlighting the Islamic contribution and its impact on human civilization.
  • Promoting dialogue and cooperation between different schools of Islamic jurisprudence.
  • Strengthening intellectual links between Muslim scholars.

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

  • Islamic research institutes.
  • Federal and Provincial sector departments.
  • NGOs.
  • Religious institutions (Dar-ul-uloom).

About Degree Programs

The Department of Islamic Studies was established in 2010. It launched Masters and MPhil/PhD programs in the same year. These academic programs offer the students the opportunity to gain comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of Islam in both historical and modern contexts. These programs offer a diverse set of courses to familiarize the students with the main sources of Islam. Through these courses the students can learn the history of Islam and modern trends in Islamic thought with a further option of comparative studies. The department is also responsible for teaching Islamic Studies (Comp) included in the BS courses of all faculties in the university.

Teaching Faculty

Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahman
Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahman
Chairman / Professor

atta@uom.edu.pk

PhD
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Dr. Janas Khan
Dr. Janas Khan
Associate Professor

drjanaskhan9911@gmail.com

PhD
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Dr. Badshah Rahman
Dr. Badshah Rahman
Assistant Professor

badshah@icp.edu.pk

PhD
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Dr. Najmul Hasan
Dr. Najmul Hasan
Assistant Professor

najmulh639@gmail.com

PhD
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Mr. Saeed Akhtar
Mr. Saeed Akhtar
Lecturer

saeed@uom.edu.pk

M.Phil
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Mr. Muhammad Abdul Haq
Mr. Muhammad Abdul Haq
Lecturer

abdulhaq@uom.edu.pk

Master in Islamiyat Wifaqul Madaris Al Arabia Multan
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Ms. Nosheen Bibi
Ms. Nosheen Bibi
Lecturer

PhD in Progress
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Mr. Haroon ur Rashid
Mr. Haroon ur Rashid
Lecturer

haroonrk88@gmail.com

PhD in Progress
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Mr. Maqsood ur Rahman
Mr. Maqsood ur Rahman
Lecturer

maqsood2121986@gmail.com

PhD in Progress
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Mr. Abdul Naseer
Mr. Abdul Naseer
Lecturer

abdulnaseer3498@gmail.com

PhD in Progress
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Mr. Mian Mujahid Shah
Mr. Mian Mujahid Shah
Lecturer

Khurasani1987@gmail.com

PhD in Progress
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Mr. Aziz Ahmad
Mr. Aziz Ahmad
Lecturer

azizroomi92@gmail.com

M.Phil leading to PhD in Progress
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Ms. Aliya Shah
Ms. Aliya Shah
Lecturer

M.Phil
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Supporting Staff

Mr. Zia Ur Rahman
Mr. Zia Ur Rahman
Junior Clerk

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Mr. Nadeem Khan
Mr. Nadeem Khan
Naib Qasid

Female
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Mr. Dawood Khan
Mr. Dawood Khan
Peon to Dean Office

Male
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