BS Islamic Studies

Bachelors in Islamic Studies is a 4 years academic program offered by multiple universities in Pakistan. It is one of the highly recommended subjects because Pakistan is an Islamic state, so the importance of Islamic Studies can be understood. The degree aims at inducing in-depth knowledge of Islam in students to generate scholars who can promote Islamic norms, culture, and civilization in Pakistan and across the globe. The students are trained to identify and analyze future challenges and needs regarding Islam. Moreover, it also enables them to find out possible solutions for the emerging challenges and problems.

Core Courses

  • Dawa-o-Irshard
  • History and principles of hadith
  • Islamic and modern social thoughts
  • Islamic and modern political thoughts
  • Islamic history
  • Fiqh
  • Seerat-un-Nabi
  • Hadith
  • Tafseer
  • Arabic

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate ( F.A /FSc or equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


There is a widespread misconception that the scope of Islamic studies for graduates is very limited, and they can only play their role in Madrassas. The reality is opposite to it. BS Islamic Studies open the doors of various career opportunities in both public and private sectors for graduates. For instance, Pakistan is an Islamic state, and Islamic Banks demand in-depth knowledge of the Islamic Banking system. Similarly, for better understanding, analysis, and implementation of Islamic laws, rules, and jurisprudence, Islamic studies graduates prefer to play their part. Moreover, Islamic Studies is a mandatory subject at all levels of studies in Pakistan. Graduates can also go for teaching Islamic Studies as a career that is an honorable profession in society. In addition, there are multiple Islamic research centers in Pakistan and across the globe. These research centers also hire scholars with deep knowledge of Islam.

Universities Offering BS Islamic Studies in Pakistan

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