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May 18, 2018

Degree programmes launched to project ‘Seerat-un-Nabi’

Islamabad

May 18, 2018

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon launch degree programmes, Master, M.Phil and PhD- level on ‘Seerat-un- Nabi’(SAW).

Outlines of the courses have already prepared and got approved from the University’s Academic Council, this was announced by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui on the advent of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik.

The University will arrange competition for writing books on ‘Seerat-un-Nabi’ on annual basis and the best book will be awarded special prize.

The University has recently won five national awards on promotion of ‘Seerat-un-Nabi’ (SAW) through its research-based academic work. It was for first time that that the AIOU was declared the best one among the higher educational institutions on writing research journal and articles by the Federal Ministry of Religious affairs with five awards.

A separate department on Seerat-un-Nabi (PBUH) has been set up to exclusively work on the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

According to the Chairman, Department of Seerat Studies, Dr. Moinnuddin Hashmi the annual enrollment in this discipline at BA-level has reached around 70,000. This is the something unprecedented in the history of AIOU. The teaching of seerat-un-Nabi was going on successfully at the Matric and F.A. level. The University has decided to hold third international seerat conference in October next.

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