The development and progress of any country is always related to the
development of educational institutions. Bahauddin Zakariya
University has emerged as a centre of excellence over the years in
higher education in Pakistan. The Department of Sociology has
started functioning since 2001, keeping in view the demand of this
discipline in Southern Punjab. Sociology, as an emergent discipline is
the driving force and the main determinant of the development in
Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan has always contributed in the
development, organization and progress of education and human
resource development in Pakistan. Realizing the significance of this
popular social science, the initiative was taken to establish the
Department of Sociology to address the socio-economic and cultural
issues and their policy implications. Initially, this department was the
part of Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) and started on self
finance basis. Later on, in 2005, after getting the approval of PC-1
from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), this department has
started working as an independent discipline.
Keeping in view the advancement in various disciplines of social
sciences and the quality of education provided in the best universities
of the world, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan has structured
the Sociology program as a combination of research and course work.
Our main objectives are to:
• Develop high quality professionals and behavioral scientists that
are committed to pursuit of excellence, and are endowed with
vision, courage and dedication.
• Improve academic standard in this region through the generation,
assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge.
• Make a significant and meaning-full contribution towards the
social and economic betterment of Pakistan through development
of these human resources.
• Prepare people of this area to serve as intellectual resource base in
With an experienced faculty, well equipped newly constructed
building, high class facilities of library and highly conducive
environment of teaching and learning on campus would enable the
university to produce graduates possessing professional competence
in the various fields of sociology along with humanistic, moral and
problem solving qualities.The Department also houses a computer
laboratory having 40 P-IV systems connected
with the wireless network. This laboratory
has not only been well equipped with
multimedia but it also provides free access to
HEC Digital library and e-library.
The Department has a library containing
more than 4000 latest foreign books on
diverse social issues.
Eligibility & Courses
F.A /F.Sc or Equivalent Examination Determination of Merit
Aggregate marks in F.A / F.Sc or Equivalent plus 20
Marks for Hifz-e-Quran.
B.A/B.Sc/B.Com or Equivalent
Examination with Sociology as an
elective Subject of 200 Marks.
Determination of Merit
Aggregate marks in B.A/B.Sc/B.Com or Equivalent
Examination, including marks for the subject of
Sociology, plus 20 marks for Hifz-e-Quran