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Dean Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Sindhi

Dr. Amir Ali Shah

Incharge Chairman

Email:chairman.sindhi@sbbusba.edu.pk

Introduction

Nations are supposed to be known by their languages, literature and culture. National language is the asset for every nation. There is a dare need of a platform to protect and promote language, culture and literature of Sindh. Keeping in view the challenges of 21st century Shaheed Benazir Bhuttto, University Shaheed Benazirabad has successfully launched Sindhi Department.

The Department of Sindhi established in the tenure of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Tayyaba Zarif, in 2019, at the main Campus Shaheed Benazirabad. At the initial level the department has started BS Sindhi, a four year program to encourage the students to be involved in learning language skills, literature of Sindh, research areas and other literary activities. Dr. Amir Ali Shah has become first In-charge Chairperson of the Department. The department is looking forward for the bright future of the students in the field of education and research; it also attains the mastery in ideology and ethics of the life. The department has introduced such courses that explore the universal values of humanity. These courses include the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and other famous poets, and prose writers of Sindh. The department organizes literary lectures and seminars regularly. It is to encourage the students’ interest in Sindhi language and literature and to express themselves skillfully.

The department is actively involved to protect and promote the culture, language, literature and venerated traditions of Sindh. In this connection the department promotes literary research and disseminates the message of life to the society. The department is not only providing education and literature but it also teaches moral values to the students for character building.

VISION

The vision of the department is to promote Sindhi language, culture, art and literature, which are the main pillars for the stability of a nation in the society. Besides we motivate our students to focus and to reflect on their acquired knowledge.

MISSION

• To encourage people towards Sindhi language and Sindhi culture.

• To promote love, peace and harmony among people in their practical life.

• To uphold Sindhi language, literature and culture at national and international level.

Future Planning:

Currently the department of Sindhi, SBBU,SBA offers BS Sindhi, an eight semester/four year program. Furthermore the department is planning to offer in future the masters programs including MA Sindhi and MS Sindhi. Last but not least, the department is also working on a research general based on research in Sindhi linguistics and literature. This research general will be most probably in three languages Sindhi, Urdu and English. It will be launched after the fulfillment of prerequisites and criteria recommended by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

Dr. Amir Ali Shah

Incharge Chairman

PhD University of Karachi

Email:chairman.sindhi@sbbusba.edu.pk

PROGRAMS OFFERED

BS (Four-year)

STUDY SCHEME

SEMESTER-WISE BREAKUP FOR BS (SINDHI)

1st Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Introduction of Sindhi literature: prose 3
2 English – I 3
3 Islamic Studies 2
4 Introduction to Computer 3
5 Optional: Introduction M.C 3
6 Optional: Education History 3
Total 17
2nd Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Introduction of Sindhi literature: poetry 3
2 English – II 3
3 Pakistan Studies 2
4 Computer application 3
5 Optional: Mass Media in Pakistan 3
6 Optional: Foundation of Education 3
Total 17
3rd Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Sindhi Literary prose - I 3
2 Sindhi Classical poetry 3
3 Sindhi compulsory - I 3
4 English III 3
5 Optional: News writing & Editing(MC) 3
6 Optional: Teaching Method in Education 3
Total 18
4th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Sindhi Literary prose II 3
2 Sindhi Modern poetry 3
3 Sindhi compulsory - II 3
4 English - IV 3
5 Optional: News &Views (MC) 3
6 Optional: Education & Leadership 3
Total 18
5th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Fiction –I (short stories) 3
2 Classical Poetry -I 3
3 Folklore - I(poetry) 3
4 History of Sindhi literature - I 3
5 Literary Criticism - I 3
Total 15
6th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Fiction -II (Darma) 3
2 Classical Poetry -II 3
3 Folklore - II(prose) 3
4 History of Sindhi literature - II 3
5 Literary Criticism -II 3
Total 15
7th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Novel & Novelette 3
2 Modern Poetry- I 3
3 Linguistics 3
4 Study the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif - I 3
5 Biographical Studies /Research Methodology 3
Total 15
8th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Essay 3
2 Modern Poetry- II 3
3 Sindhi Language 3
4 Study the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif- II 3
5 Travelogues, Memories & Sketches / Thesis 3
Total 15