Introduction

The objective of the degree is to introduce the students with an overall socio-political, economic, historical and cultural background of South Asia and prepare them for further specialized courses and research during Semester - II.

 

Course Outline

Part - I

Semester - I (Core Courses)

CC1.     Research Methodology in Social Sciences
CC2.     Political Development and Social Change in South Asia
CC3.     Conflict and Conflict resolution: South Asian Model
CC4.     Governance and Democracy in South Asia

Semester - II (Optional Courses - Any Two)

OC.1     Community Development : South Asian Experience
OC.2     Human Resource Development and Politics in South Asia
OC.3     Role of SAARC in Contemporary Scenario
OC.4     Ethnicity and Federalism in South Asia
OC.5     South Asia in World Environment: Cold War and Post-Cold War Scenario.

 

Part - II

  • Thesis

 

Seats

Merit = 07
Reserve = 00
Total = 07

Duration

4 Years

 

Teaching System

Semester

 

Session Begin

Winter

 

Admission Criteria

Eligibility:
M.Phil in South Asian Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Defence Strategic Studies, Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, History, Pakistan Studies, Social Work & Sociology

And Clause 24 (b), Admission Regulations 2015, Page (8)

Admission Criteria:
The admission shall be on merit, based on criteria determine by the HEC/University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Merit Formula:

As per University/H.E.C Rules.

Credit Hours / Years

Total = 72 Credit Hours
Course Work = 18 Credit Hours
Thesis/ Research Work = 54 Credit Hours

Fees

AS PER PUNJAB UNIVERSITY FEE SCHEDULE FOR M.PHIL AND Ph.D.