MA Pashto

Pakistan is a land of rich culture and history. It is inhabited by millions of people having diverse, rich cultures, traditions, norms, and appealing languages. Pashto is one of the fascinating languages of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa spoken by approximately half of the population of Pakistan. Masters in Arts of Pashto is offered upon BA relevant fields, by multiple Pakistan universities that aim to promote and preserve the rich language. The degree concentrates on in-depth knowledge of the Pashto language, history, and evolution. The MS curriculum of Pashto is designed to prepare graduates who can work for further development and promotion of the language.

Core Courses

  • Pashto Pronunciation
  • The Pashto Alphabet
  • Sentence Structure
  • Ancient Prose
  • History of Pashto Language & Literature
  • Ancient Poetry
  • Critical Literature and Rhetoric
  • History and Culture
  • Essay Writing

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks in previous relevant  degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


The scope of MA Pashto is not as limited as it seems. Upon graduation, graduates can get job opportunities in linguistic research centers in the public and private sectors. Moreover, teaching Pashto in universities and colleges is another golden opportunity for them. Teaching is a well-paid profession that brings honor as well. Furthermore, graduates can also work on Pashto literature and leave their mark in the literary world of Pashto.


Universities Offering MA Pashto in Pakistan

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