The Urdu Department of Kinnaird College for Women has an aim to achieve high standards focusing the textual study of selected texts from the classical and modern period covering the works of important writers and poets of Urdu language, not only this students are offered to study the World Classic Literature translated into Urdu language in order to inculcate the taste of modern sensibility.
The courses are designed particularly for the students wishing to achieve high standards in research and by developing a better taste of literature and fine arts so the students can expand their vision and imagination. Through the study of Urdu literature we can groom them with ethics and social norms of our culture and society which can help them to be a better individual.
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.
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.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|4||Core||English – I||3|
|5||Core||Islamic Studies / Core Ethics||2|
|3||Core||English – II||3|
|5||Core||Introduction to Computers||3|
|6||General||General – II||3|
|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|
|1||Major||Modern Urdu Nazm||3|
|2||Major||Genres of Urdu Prose||3|
|3||Major||World Classical Literature||3|
|5||General||General – V||3|
|6||General||General – VI||3|
|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|
|3||Major||Schools of Criticism||3|
|5||General||General – IX||3|
|6||General||General – X||3|
|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|
|1||Major||A Special Study of Ghalib||3|
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.