Department Of Islamic Studies
The Department of Islamic Studies is one of the esteemed departments of LGU. The Department aims at realizing the long cherished dream of striking a balance between the pristine values of Islam as outlined in the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah, and the practical challenges of modern times. The highly qualified academicians have been engaged to focus on achieving excellence in education and research and contributing to the intellectual, cultural and social development of the institution.
Major General (R) Obaid Bin Zakria , HI(M)
Despite being a relatively new University, LGU has made remarkable impact on the canvas of higher education in Lahore metropolitan. Since its inception, LGU has immensely progressed within a short duration of 4 years which is persistently ongoing as you can witness the ever increasing intake of students. This, besides being a tribute to its pioneers and my predecessors, been made possible due to the hard work of highly qualified and committed faculty and staff members.
It is a pride and privilege for me to pen this message as the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Faculty offers a variety of degree programs through various Departments, Business Management, Mass Communication, Applied Psychology, commerce, Economics, Islamic studies, History, International Relations, Political Science, Home Economics and Education. The curricula of the degree programs offered are rigorously and continuously reviewed and updated by highly qualified academics with a focus on addressing local, regional and international requirements and standards. About 1500 students are currently continuing their education by well qualified, dedicated enthusiastic academic staff.
The faculty provides a quality tertiary education in all disciplines, to enhance their skills in critical thinking, research, analysis and communication and to encourage and cultivate the students’ creative personal development with an innovative and practical approach to enrich the community with a greater sense of diversity to foster the ideas of teaching, learning research and extension services towards the contemporary development needs of the country.
The subject of Islamic Studies Create better understanding of Islam and contemporary challenges faced by the Muslim Ummah. We want to prepare Scholars, who can participate in advance research activities and also make the students of Islamic Studies capable of understanding and solving contemporary issues.