M.Phil Islamic Studies


M. Phil in Islamic Studies, at the ISP Multan, is a 02-year program specifically designed to upgrade the students who have a passion for Islamic knowledge. The program follows the mission to encourage the learners to read and analyze a wide range of creative and critical aspects of Islam critically. Being highly interdisciplinary in nature, the program enables students to connect their knowledge of Islamic Studies with several areas of social sciences such as philosophy, psychology, globalization, sociology, etc. The best university in Multan allows the students a considerable degree of choice, both in pursuing their area of interest and in selecting a topic of their curiosity for research and write their dissertations in the final semesters. Thus, the intensive and extensive focused learning and practice that the students experience during their two-year stay at the Department fully concoct them for pursuing advanced studies and an array of professions and career opportunities. MPhil Islamic Studies aims to investigate a wide range of issues around the Muslim Ummah in contemporary society. The students are encouraged to work in the areas of Quran, Hadith, Fiqh, Tasawwuf, Muslim Sects, and Kalaam, Contribution by non-Muslims to Islamic Studies, Muslim Philosophy, etc. There are 18 Classes in the M. Phil program covering Islamic history and Culture, Muslim Educational and Reform Movements, Research Methodology and religious sciences, Origin and development of Muslim sects from the early phase of Islam to the modern period

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)


To provide academic support in order to strengthen the cognitive skills and related Islamic Studies areas


To improve the ability to analyze and model real-life problems according to the principles of Islam


To promote Introspection in Research and academic ethics.


To prepare students for advanced studies in the field of Arabic and Islamic Studies.

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

To meet the Program Objectives, the Department of Islamic Studies graduates such professional and competent specialists of Islamic values who will be able to demonstrate the following measurable outcomes


It enables researchers to produce innovative areas of Islamic Studies


It enhances their critical thinking and logical reasoning regarding different issues.


It facilitates learners to develop their career in the relevant field, which enhances their professional skills


To become syllabus designers and critiques for specific field


To trim their personal and interpersonal skills


To evaluate their skills at different levels.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Sixteen years of schooling or 4 year education in relevant filed from HEC recognized DAI will be required for admission.
  • The GAT-General (CAT-B) (www.nts.org.pk/gat/gat.asp) / ISP-Admit Test conducted by the National Testing Service with a minimum 50% cumulative score will be required at the time of admission.


Career Prospects

There is a wide array of opportunities in government and private sectors available to Islamic Studies graduates, including teaching, Lectureship, Sharia Advisory, Sharia consultancy, as well as employed as a research assistant in various research firms.



For M. Phil Islamic Studies program NOC is granted by HEC Pakistan.


Scheme of Study M.Phil Islamic Studies Program

Total Credit Hours = 30

اُصول تحقیق اسلامی تحقیق اسلام اور استشراقی تحقیق
سیرت نگاری عربی زبان (بنیادی) لازمی شریعت اسلامی کے اولین مصادر
برصغیر میں فکر اسلامی کے رجحانات کا مطالعہ عصر حاضر میں اجتہادی تحقیق عربی زبان (ایڈوانس) لازمی
شریعتِ اسلامی کے ثانوی مصادر علم تفسیر اور علم حدیث کی بنیادی اصطلاحات بیانی مطالعہ تفسیر کی تاریخی ارتقاء
فقہ اسلامی کی تاریخ تفسیر اور حدیث کی بنیادی اصطلاحات جدید اسلامی ،عمرانی اور سیاسی نظام
اسلام اور ہندو مت علامہ اقبال کی دینی فکر کا مطالعہ