MPhil program in Urdu started in 2001 while PhD program started in 2001. It has the distinction of having the largest number of NUML’s PhD holders that is 11, including 06 HEC approved supervisors and 1 MPhil holder. Two HEC approved journals are issued by the department.

Programs Offered

• MPhil
• PhD

Program Requirement

• Students with BS or Masters in Urdu or having 16 years of schooling from an HEC recognized institution are eligible for admission in MPhil. Students with MS / MPhil in Urdu or having 18 years of schooling from HEC recognized university are eligible for admission in PhD.

Areas of Research

• Translation Studies
• Literature & Linguistics
• Stylistics
• Comparative Studies


Dr. Rubina Shanaz (HEC approved) Head
Dr. Fozia Aslam (HEC approved)
Dr. Hafiz Naeem Mazhar (HEC approved)
Dr. Abid Hussain Sial (HEC approved)
Dr. ShafiqueAnjum (HEC approved)
Dr. Sobia Saleem
Dr. AmbreenTabassum Shakir (HEC approved)
Dr. Bushra Abbas
Dr. Nazia Malik
Dr. Rukhshanda Murad
Dr. Saima Nazir
Dr. Zafar Ahmad
Ms. Samina Siddique