B.A Honors in Urdu Literature

B.A Honors in Urdu Literature

This B.A Honors program seeks to develop in students an understanding of Urdu literature both in poetry and prose. The students are exposed to Urdu literature starting from the 17th century till the present time. This includes the study of selected literary text from the classical and modern period covering the works of writers of Urdu literature as well as those who have translated world classical literature into Urdu.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc Part-I with minimum 55% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate.
  • Candidates must appear for an Interview.

Degree Requirements for B.A Honors in Urdu Literature 4 years program

To receive B.A Honors in Urdu Literature degree, a student must complete a total of 130 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Urdu Dastan 3
2 Major Urdu Novel 3
3 Major Urdu Afsana 3
4 Core English – I 3
5 Core Islamic Studies / Core Ethics 2
6 General General -1 3
Total Hours 17
Semester II
1 Major Urdu Drama 3
2 Major Urdu Travelogues 3
3 Core English – II 3
4 Core Pakistan Studies 2
5 Core Introduction to Computers 3
6 General General – II 3
Total Hours 17
Semester III
1 Major Urdu Classical Poetry 3
2 Major Styles of Urdu Prose 3
3 Major Humour and Satire in Urdu Literature 3
4 Core English – III 3
5 General General – III 3
6 General General – IV 3
Total Hours 18
Semester IV
1 Major Modern Urdu Nazm 3
2 Major Genres of Urdu Prose 3
3 Major World Classical Literature 3
4 Core Mathematics 3
5 General General – V 3
6 General General – VI 3
Total Hours 18
Semester V
1 Major Urdu Literary Movements of 20th Century 3
2 Major A Sketch of the History of Urdu Literature 3
3 Major Translation in Urdu 3
4 Major Urdu Literary Terms 3
5 General General – VII 3
6 General General – VIII 3
Total Hours 18
Semester VI
1 Major Oriental Criticism 3
2 Major Western Criticism 3
3 Major Schools of Criticism 3
4 Major Research Methodology 3
5 General General – IX 3
6 General General – X 3
Total Hours 18
Semester VII
1 Major A Special Study of Iqbal 3
2 Major Urdu Poetry in 20th Century 3
3 Major Data Analysis & Report Writing 3
4 Major Female Novelists of Sub – Continent 3
Total Hours 12
Semester VIII
1 Major A Special Study of Ghalib 3
2 Major Script Writing 3
3 Major Research Report 6
Total Hours 12
       
  Core 19  
  Major 81  
  General 30  
  Total Hrs 130  

Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.

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