Bachelors of Arabic

It is a 4 years degree program that focuses on the introduction of Arabic language and literature with enhancing Arabic spoken skills. It aims to develop the basic skills in understanding the linguistic and literary aspects of Arabic. It empowers the students to successfully respond and critically interpret the language in multiple contexts. It has 8 semesters that provide adequate knowledge about Arabic literature and language. The prerequisite for admission in BS Arabic is HSSC/ equivalent education with 2nd division or 50% marks. Some universities may have admission tests/interviews to assess their aptitude in the Arabic language. Therefore, it is recommended to check the admission criteria of the university before applying.

Core Courses

  • Criticism
  • Linguistic Training
  • Rhetoric
  • Phonetics
  • Linguistics
  • Arabic Word Formation
  • Arabic Literature Modern
  • Arabic Literature classical
  • Arabic Grammar

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate (FSc/FA) or equivalent with 50% marks or 2nd division.
  • ┬áPassing marks in the entrance exam.


BS in Arabic is an important degree in our national and religious context. Arabic is the official language of almost all Arabic countries and some African countries also use the Arabic language especially the countries of Western Sahara. It is also listed as an official language among other languages in the United Nations. This has increased the scope of the degree of BS Arabic because it provides the degree holders to work as officials in foreign offices within capacities. Many multinational companies have Arabic-speaking officials and these companies prefer to employ people with Arabic degrees. BS Arabic provides a good scope as interpreters at multiple platforms to assist in communication. BS Arabic also has good scope in the teaching profession in schools especially now, the government has made Arabic compulsory in primary education. Top of everything, it is the language of the Quran and Hadith that is why every Muslim wants to learn the original language of the Quran. BS Arabic can be carried forward to higher studies to get more expertise and advanced knowledge.

Universities Offering BS Arabic in Pakistan

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