Bachelors of Urdu

It is a 4 years degree program that enables the degree holders to understand the essence of our national language and provides a detailed outlook into the history of Urdu. It trains the students to critically analyze the literature and derive the purpose of the writings. Besides providing the history of the literature, the degree provides information about the evolution of Urdu in this region. It consists of 8 semesters that are combined with basic knowledge about psychology and math. The prerequisite for admission in BS Urdu is HSSC or equivalent education with at least 45% marks. Mostly, no admission test is required but few universities may have admission tests or interviews before admission. Therefore, it is advised to check the admission criteria of the university you have applied for.

Core Courses

  • Urdu Adab ki Tareekh
  • Urdu Afsana aur Drama
  • Urdu Dastaan aur Novel
  • Tehreer o Insha
  • Tahqeeq o Tanqeed
  • Nasri Isnaaf- Tuarf o Tafheem
  • Adabi Istlihaat
  • Shayari Isnaaf- Tuarf o Tafheem
  • Urdu- Quwaid o Imla
  • Urdu Zubaan- Taskeel o Irtiqa

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate (FSc/FA/ICS/I.COM) or equivalent with 45 % marks.
  • Passing marks in the entrance exam.


BS Urdu is a basic degree about Urdu as language and literature along with its history of evolution. Among many ancient languages, Urdu has a shorter history however it has enriched evolutionary timeline and literature in every genre. The BS degree enables the degree holder to become proficient enough in our national language that they can understand the literature better and evaluate it critically. The scope of this degree is good in the teaching profession because students study Urdu as a compulsory subject till higher secondary education (HSSC). Therefore, there are many vacancies in government and private schools and colleges for BS Urdu. Besides teaching, BS In Urdu provides a platform for the degree holders to make their place as a writer, in any genre. The writers, Urdu writers, have many local, domestic and national platforms to write and meet other senior writers. The degree holders also have good scope to join any media house, print, electronic, or social, as screen/ drama/film/scriptwriter. BS Urdu can be carried forward for higher studies to gain more understanding about literature and linguistics.

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