Capital University of Science & Technology

Pakistan Studies (HMEE1002)



Recommended Book(s)

M. Ikram Rabbani, “A Comprehensive Book Of Pakistan Studies”

Reference Book(s)

Akbar, S. Zaidi. Issue In Pakistan’s Economy. Karachi
Mehmood, Safdar. Pakistan Political Roots & Development.Lahore
Mehmood, Safdar. Pakistan Kayyun Toota,
Amin, Tahir. Ethno - National Movement In Pakistan,
Muhammad Waseem, Pakistan Under Martial Law,

Course Objectives

The course has been designed as a compulsory subject for the students studying for Bachelor’s degree, professional. The course is of 2 credit hours carrying 100 marks (recommended). The teaching work is comprised of three dimensions: Historical Perspective (20%); Government and Politics (40%); and Contemporary Pakistan (40%).The course framework is issue-oriented. It has many dimensions, the historical and ideological background of Pakistan the process of governance and national development as well as the issues arising in the modern, age and posing challenges to Pakistan. The main objective of this course is to enhance knowledge of the students about history, culture and civilization of Pakistan.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO: 1. Distinguish between Ideological and non Ideological state (A2)
CLO: 2. Acquire knowledge of Pakistan Movement, Indus civilization & culture (A1)
CLO: 3. Be aware about political and constitutional history of Pakistan (A1)
CLO: 4. Realize the importance of revival of Islamic Society in the changing world context and Pakistan, being a step towards this revival (A2)
CLO: 5. Current Issues of Pakistan, their causes and solution (A2)

Course Contents

Ideology of Pakistan

· What is ideology and how ideology emerges

· Definition of two nation’s theory

· Aims and objectives of the Establishment of Pakistan

· Two nation theory with reference to Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

· Two nation theory with reference to Allamah Iqbal and Quaid-e- Azam

· Effects of two nation theory on conceptual frame work of constitution

· Establishment of a Balanced Economic system

Factors leading to Muslim separatism

· People and Land

· Indus Civilization

· Muslim advent

· Location and Geo-Physical features.

Government and Politics in Pakistan (Political and constitutional phases)

· 1947-58

· 1958-71

· 1971-77

· 1977-88

· 1988-99

· 1999 onward

Efforts for the Establishment of Islamic System in Pakistan

· Objective Resolution

· The Constitution of 1956

· The Constitution of 1962

· The Constitution of 1973

· Step taken by the Government for process of Islamizing

· Establishment and Characteristic of Islamic Society

Contemporary Pakistan

· Economic institutions and issues

· Society and social structure

· Ethnicity

· Foreign policy of Pakistan and challenges

· Futuristic outlook of Pakistan

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes







PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)




PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)





PLO:3 (Design and Development of Solutions)





PLO:4 (Investigation)






PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)






PLO:6 (The Engineer and Society)






PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)






PLO:8 (Ethics)





PLO:9 (Individual and Team Work)






PLO:10 (Communication)






PLO:11 (Project Management)






PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)