Ph.D. Iqbal Studies

PhD Iqbal Studies is 3-5 years degree program that is based on Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal's teachings, philosophy, and beliefs. The students will have the opportunity to study Allama Iqbal's poetry and prose thought in depth. In addition to learning philosophy, aspirants improve their research abilities in order to critically assess current philosophy. The PhD in Iqbal Studies cultivates students who have a thorough understanding of Iqbal's philosophical principles.
Philosophy has played a significant impact in the evolution of societies and nations. Our national poet, Allama Iqbal, is a renowned philosopher who has been widely read around the world. This degree program provides extensive knowledge of all of Iqbal's lyrical, philosophical, and political teachings, which are applicable to people of all ages and situations. Degree holders are regarded as the most powerful influencers for the advancement of society, particularly among the younger generation.

Core Courses

  • Iqbal's Urdu Poetry Zarb-e-Kaleem
  • Selected Persian Text of Iqbal
  • Political Thoughts of Iqbal
  • Religious Thoughts of Iqbal
  • Lectures of Iqbal
  • Research Thesis

Eligibility Criteria

  • 18 years of education in the relevant subjects with at least 3.00/4.00 CGPA or equivalent marks
  • NTS GAT General with 60% score
  • Pass Admission Test (as per university criteria)


PhD in Iqbal Studies provides a comprehensive understanding of Iqbal’s poetry and philosophy. The degree may appear to be non-vocational due to its focus on a single subject, yet it has a wide range of applications in education, research, and publication. Degree holders have a lot of opportunities in research and publication departments, which prefer to hire persons with a higher degree in Iqbal to produce better awareness publications. Holders with a degree have a lot of opportunities as writers in print and electronic media. Universities prefer to employ PhD degree holders to educate and develop students in their faculties.

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