PhD Shariah

PhD Shariah is 3-5-years degree program that aims to develop Fiqh and/or Usul al-Fiqh scholars and specialists who are committed to spiritual, moral, intellectual, and creative excellence. The degree promotes knowledge integration by examining both the Islamic juristic history and pertinent components of modern disciplines such as management, finance, and law when administering the curriculum in order to create graduates who are capable of facing contemporary issues. Modern research techniques and methods are given special emphasis so that graduates can make a more effective and meaningful contribution to social growth.
Candidates receive training in research methodologies, Islamization of human knowledge, and a specialized field in Fiqh or Usul al-Fiqh in order to prepare them for the difficult work of creating original research in the form of a dissertation or thesis. The dissertation/thesis should be between 80,000 and 100,000 words long and prepared in either Arabic or English.

Core Courses

  • Methodologies of Jurists & Theorists
  • Applied Study of Usul-ul-Fiqh
  • Applied Research methodology in Shariah
  • Research Thesis

Eligibility Criteria

  • LLM Shariah and Law at least in first division (60%) or CGPA 3.00 or equivalent.    OR
  • MS Shariah at least in first division (60%) or CGPA 3.00 or equivalent     OR
  • LLM Shariah at least in first division (60%) or CGPA 3.00 or equivalent
  • Witten Test and interview with required marks (as per university policy)

Scope

The program aims to develop Fiqh and/or Usual al-Fiqh scholars and specialists who are committed to spiritual, moral, intellectual, and creative excellence. The degree holders get adequate knowledge about Islamic juristic history, management, finance, and law. They become proficient enough to work in government departments that are related to shariah ruling and reviewing policies. The degree holders have high scope in shariah and family courts to provide ruling in line with shariah laws and jurisdiction. Besides, the degree holders are mostly employed by the universities in the faculty to teach and train the students.

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