Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur (Mir's), Sindh-Pakistan


Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur (Mir's), Sindh-Pakistan

Department of Urdu

Mr. Tariq Bin Umer, Chairman / Incharge


Department had also become successful to start MS/M.Phil & Ph.D. Program from the year 2009. The department also offers three months certificate course, six months certificate course and one year Diploma course in Urdu for foreign students.

All Courses in Urdu are redesigned keeping in view the recommendation of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and the necessities of 21st century. The department has also more than 5000 books for the Seminar Library which are to be provided to the students for preparation their assignments, research work etc., department also arranges regularly Quiz Competition, debates, seminar lectures program, conferences and other co-curricular activities.


Urdu department has published Twenty two (22) issues of the Urdu research Journal ALMAS with special numbers on “Allama Iqbal” & Classic Literature, and now 23th volume is to be published in near future. Urdu Department has managed to put this journal on-line in 2007 and this was the first time that an Urdu research Journal is available on-line in Pakistan. This “X” category HEC recognized Urdu journal has achieved the reputation of outstanding literary Journal at international level.

Department of Urdu makes sure to give an international exposure to its faculty & students. The Department brings to gather renowned scholars in the field of Urdu from over 17 countries, covering four continents Asia, Europe, Africa and America.

Becoming a center of excellence and thereby inculcating positive human values through language & literature.


  • To inculcate among students and young scholars the importance of Urdu as national language of Pakistan
    and its role in promoting national ideology
  • To enhance the skill of communication thought writing & speaking among the students and to encourage
    them in participating research and analytical studies of socio-cultural, subjects.
  • To teach other Pakistani (Sindhi, Pashto, Punjabi, Balochi & Kashmiri) Classical Poets through Urdu for
    national solidarity and unity.
  • To organize conferences, workshops and symposium to bridge the gap among the different linguists and
    literary intellectuals of nation and the world.

1. BS (Four-Year)
2. MA (Two-Year)
3. M. Phil
4. Ph.D.

Faculty Members

Mr. Tariq Bin Umer,

Chairman / Incharge

Mr. Tarique Hussain


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