M.Phil. Iqbal Studies

MPhil Iqbal Studies is a 2 years degree program that aims to enhance the knowledge and research skills of the students about Iqbal’s philosophy. The program’s primary goal is to produce civilized, cultured, authentic Pakistani, and enlightened individuals. To achieve this goal, the degree program comprises of the teachings, philosophy, and concepts of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal. The students get the opportunity to learn deeply about the philosophy of poetry and prose of Allama Iqbal. Besides learning the philosophy, the aspirants enhance their research skills to critically analyze the current philosophy.
The MPhil Degree in Iqbal Studies nurtures such individuals that have deep knowledge of the philosophical teachings of Iqbal. The philosophy has a prominent role in the development of the society and nations. Allama Iqbal, our national poet, is a great philosopher who has been read internationally. This degree program provides advanced understanding about all the poetic, philosophical, and political teachings of Iqbal that have teachings for all ages and times. The degree holders are considered as the best influencers for the betterment of the society and the young generation especially.

Core Courses

  • Iqbal’s Intellectual and Artistic Development
  • Study of Iqbal’s Prose & Poetry (selected parts)
  • The Basic Thoughts & Ideas of Iqbal
  • The Basic Thoughts & Ideas of Iqbal
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Thesis

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in the relevant subject with at least 2.50/4.00 CGPA or equivalent marks
  • NTS GAT General with 50% score
  • Pass Admission Test (as per university criteria)


MPhil in Iqbal Studies provides a deep and enhanced knowledge about the poetry and philosophy of Iqbal. Being a specific subject, the degree may seem as non-vocational degree however it has a good scope in education, research, and publication. The degree holders have quite a good scope in the private and government research and publication departments that prefer to employ the people with higher degree in Iqbal to provide a better publication for awareness. The degree holders have good scope as writers also in multiple capacities. The universities prefer to employ the degree holders in their faculty to teach and train the students.

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