Department of Islamic Studies


Islamic Studies as an elective subject was introduced in Lahore College after the establishment of Pakistan. Mrs Riffat Hanif, a renowned scholar, joined this institution in 1951 as the head of Islamic Studies Department. Post Graduate classes in Islamic Studies started in 1979.The four year degree program in Islamic Studies was introduced in 2004. Since 2004 the department is also offering the PhD program and till now two scholars have completed their PhD from this department.MS in Islamic Studies started in 2008 and 26 students have been awarded the degree in MS Islamic Studies to the present date.