PhD Islamic Studies

Program Structure

The curriculum of Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Islamic Studies has been developed keeping in view market needs. A handsome theoretical and practical knowledge is imparted to enrich the students for a professional career in the field of Islamic Studies. The graduates are quite eligible to work in Islamic Banks as Sharia advisors and Sharia Implementation facilitators. They can also opt a professional career in Takaful companies on good emoluments. Even the graduates are hired by the conventional banks as Sharia advisors launch Riba free products and to hunt the religious segment of investors. The Mudarba companies are also engaging Islamic scholars for the smooth functioning of their sharia-based systems. The private and Public sector universities are initiating new disciplines of Islamic Economics and Islamic Banking & Finance and need of faculty is always there for learned persons.

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

MS/MPhil degree in the relevant Discipline. Relevancy shall be established by the Graduate Admission Committee. Minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 (Semester System) OR First Division (Annual System) in MS/MPhil. University Entry Test / GAT Subject as per HEC criteria.

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ISL-6111 Compulsory Applied Study of Classical Methodologies of Islamic Sciences 3-0
ISL-6112 Compulsory Philosophy and Objectives of Shariah 3-0
ISL-6113 Compulsory Applied Methodology of Ijtihad 3-0
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ISL-6114 Compulsory Advance Research Methodology in Islamic studies 3-0
ISL-6115 Compulsory Islam and Modern western thoughts and Challenges 3-0
ISL-6116 Compulsory Contemporary Issues of Islamic Thought, History and Culture 3-0
Semester-3
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Semester-4
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Semester-5
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Semester-6
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ISL-6120 Compulsory THESIS PHD 6-0

Degree Completion Requirements

A Ph.D. candidate shall be awarded a degree on successful completion of the following requirements: Course Work with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 (18 Cr. Hrs.), Comprehensive Examination (written), Synopsis Defense, Research Work/Thesis (06 Cr. Hrs.), Thesis Foreign Evaluation as per HEC criteria, Oral Defense of Research Work/Thesis, Publication /Acceptance of at least one research paper as per HEC criteria.