Department of Pashto & Oriental Languages

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Department of pashto and oriental languages is a newly established was ingaugurated in 2011.It offers two year master program.For the promotion and elevation of pashto language and literature,the Board of studies has designed a wide-ranging syllabus which will bring forth fruitful results.

The Department of Pashto train and guide its students in such a manner that they obtain profound knowledge of their literature, history and cultur.Likewise, it takes great pains to polish and refine the creative endowments of the students.It channels the intellectual energies of the students in a positive direction in order to enable them to play their constructive role in society.

Criticism is important a branch of literature as creativity.In this connection, best efforts are made to equip the students with exhaustive knowledge of criticism, evaluation and analysis. Besides, they are taught how to make efficient use of such knowledge in their practical walks of life.

Furthermore, the Department has made great strides in research activities and recently launched a...research journal entitled as PLATANA. This journal contains research articles about pashto language, literature, history and culture. The Department of pashto also sets sights on lanunching M.phil and P.hd programsand will attain this aim soon.

After having read Pashto language and literature , the students will capable of :

  1. Writing and reading their language accurately.
  2. Utilizing their critical and creative faculties for the reformation of their society.
  3. They will become thoroughly aware of their language,literature and history.
  4. They will become exhaustively aware of pakhtoon values and traditions.
  5. They will become well versed in research


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