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Faculty Of Language & Linguistics

Department Of English

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BS English

 Department of English started MA (two years) and BS English (4years) programs. With changing trend in higher education and across the globe, the BS English program became. BS program aims to provide students with a broad base of learning and scholarship to suit their respective interests and aptitudes. The program, which has normal duration of four years and eight semesters, also intends to help the students in determining their future professional directions. For the first two years, the students are taught some foundation courses and some interdisciplinary courses from a wide range of fields of knowledge to hone their personality. In the third year of study, the students are offered elective courses of both linguistics and literature. In the final year of their study, the students are offered to choose a major from literature and linguistics. This BS/ MA English syllabus introduces certain new courses both in linguistics and literature to acquaint the students with the modern trends, research, and scholarship around the world.


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Program Objectives

The BS English program aims to:

  • Produce well-rounded young professionals with sound knowledge of linguistics and literature
  • Develop a deep understanding of the contemporary issues in literature and linguistics
  • Serve as a nursery for research culture at higher level
  • Familiarize the students with language learning theories and language teaching methods
  • Train the students to develop context-specific syllabus and usage of English language
  • Enhance communicative skills
  • Develop creative skills and build up critical thinking
  • Acquaint students with the role of literature in Society
  • Tell students how literature reflects the Zeitgeist
  • Help students know about different cultures and societies through oral and written literature

Career Opportunities

BS English graduates have a large number of career possibilities which include:

  • Civil services like PCS, PMS and CSS
  • Education department
  • Public relation officer in banks
  • English Language Teaching
  • Translators and Interpreters
  • Electronic and Print media
  • NGOs


The program shall comprise Eight semesters spread over Four calendar years with two semesters
(Fall/Spring) a year as per rules of the University of Narowal

Program Structure and Distribution of Courses

The program strictly follows the HEC guidelines and specifications for the BS  English. Following is the distribution of total credit hours.

Sr. Categories No. of courses Credit hours  
1 Compulsory Courses 9 26 Literature=57
2 General Courses 6 18  
3 Foundation 10 30 Linguistics=57
4 Major Courses 19 57  
5 Elective Courses 5    
  Total 44 131  

Admission Requirements

  •  Minimum 50% marks at Intermediate level or equivalent
  • No third division in Matric
  • Equivalence Certificate from IBCC in case of O Level and A-Level
  • Candidate who has read English 0f 200 marks at intermediate level
  • DAE holder is not eligible to apply

Assessment & Evaluation

  • Mid-term: 30
  • Session: 20
  • Final Exam: 50
  • Total marks: 100

Contact Info

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.


The University Of Narowal, Circular Road, Narowal, Pakistan.

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