Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences.

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The department has a fully functional Seminar Library with over 2000 books. Most of the books are recent publications in the subject in both English and Urdu. The library also offers dailies, periodicals and research journals for reading to its students. Moreover, there is a well equipped specialized Library with latest books and periodicals in all the areas relevant to Public Policy. The Library maintains a reference section which has a reasonable collection of books for ready reference. Thus the Library provides a very supportive environment for research activities.


Computer Lab:

The Computer Lab is equipped with high speed computers, printers and scanner facilities. These computers are networked with a server and a stand by server. Audio/ Visual aids including multimedia option are used during presentations/lectures. Internet access is also available to the students.


Specific Research Areas:

Research work for M.Phil. / Ph.D. students is regularly conducted by the Faculty Members. Special interest and aptitude of the student as well as velocity of the topic is kept in mind. Topics being completed are political culture in Pakistan, Military and politics in Pakistan, Economic Human rights & their impact on contemporary constitutions, Islamization in  Pakistan , problems of good governance, importance of International Law.

Global Politics, Political Economy, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Islamic Political
System, Government and Politics of Pakistan, Western Political Theory, Foreign Policy Theory and practice with reference to India, USA, UK, China and the Muslim countries.