PAK301 : Pakistan Studies

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

The main objective of this course is to equip the students with the complete knowledge about the history of Pakistan. The students will learn about political, social, educational and economic problems and constitutional history of Pakistan in this course. How the constitution of Pakistan was framed and what kind of constitutional issues were faced at the initial stages. The course emphasizes on the political developments, constitutional history of Pakistan since 1857-1947 and the political developments till Musharraf era.

Course Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you will be able to understand about:

  • IDEOLOGY OF PAKISTAN
  • SIR SYED AHMED KHAN AND THE ALIGARH MOVEMENT
  • HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF THE OF PAKISTAN MOVEMENT
  • PROBLEMS OF THE NEW STATE
  • THE OBJECTIVES RESOLUTION, MARCH 1949.
  • CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES AND BASIC FEATURES OF THE CONSTITUTIONS OF : 1956,1962,1973.
  • LAND, PEOPLE AND FOREIGN POLICY OF PAKISTAN, AND PAKISTAN,S RELATIONS WITH THE MUSLIM WORLD.
  • DIFFERENT PHASES OF THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF PAKISTAN (1947-2008)


Course Calendar

TopicLectureResourcePage
Ideology of Pakistan1Handouts1-2
Ideology of Pakistan in the light of statements of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal2Handouts3-4
The Aligarh Movement3Handouts5-6
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and His Contributions4Handouts7-8
Major Political Developments 1857-19185Handouts9-11
Quiz No. 1
The Khilafat Movement6Handouts12-13
Muslim politics in British India 1924-19357Handouts14-16
Allama Iqbal,s Presidential Address December 19308Handouts17-18
Assignment No. 1
Muslim politics and Chaudhry Rehmat Ali9Handouts19-19
The Congress Ministries, policies towards Muslims10Handouts20-21
Quiz No. 2
The Lahore Resolution, 194011Handouts22-23
Major political developments in 1945-194612Handouts24-26
Towards Independence, 194713Handouts27-28
Constitutional Developments in British India14Handouts29-31
The Problems of the new state15Handouts32-33
Quiz No. 3
Mid Term Exams
The Objectives Resolution (1949)16Handouts34-35
Constitutional issues17Handouts36-38
Constitution Making (1947-1956)18Handouts39-40
Graded Discussion Board
The 1956 Constitution19Handouts41-42
The 1962 Constitution20Handouts43-44
Quiz No. 4
The 1973 Constitution21Handouts45-46
Political History (1947-1971)22Handouts47-48
Assignment No. 2
Political History (1972-2003)23Handouts49-51
Geography,Land,Boundries and Neighbours24Handouts52-54
Natural Resources, Agriculture25Handouts55-57
Quiz No. 5
Industrial Development26Handouts60-61
Education in Pakistan27Handouts62-64
Foreign Policy of Pakistan28Handouts65-66
Pakistan and the Muslim World29Handouts67-68
Course Overview30Handouts69-70
Final Term Exams
 
 
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