Dean Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Kamal Ahmed Soomro

Dean Faculty of Social Sciences

Email:dean.fss@sbbusba.edu.pk


Department of Sindhi


Dr. Amir Ali Shah

Incharge Chairman

Email:chairman.sindhi@sbbusba.edu.pk

VISION

To promote and disseminate, all aspects of indigenous knowledge of Indus Civilization and its Culture through study and research of the Sindhi Language and Literature in order to contribute to the well-being of Sindh, Pakistan, and the World.

MISSION

To teach Students Sindhi Language and Literature, and enrich them academically. To encourage and guide students towards research of Sindh’s Intellectual Heritage and help them understand Sindh’s cultural, literary, anthropological, social, political, psychological and artistic history since it depicts the Philosophy of Indus Valley Civilization (Sindhyat) and promotes love, peace and harmony among people.

Introduction

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

The Department of Sindhi established 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. 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 Sufi and Modern poets, and prose writers of Sindhi Language. 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 of nation.

Fall semester course outlines
SNo. Subject Download Course Outline
1 Introduction to Sindhi Literature: Prose Download
2 Sindhi Classical Poetry –I Download
3 Study of Sachal Sarmast’s Poetry Download
4 Sindhi Fiction- Drama Download
5 Folk Literature: Poetry Download
6 Latifyat-II Download
7 Literary Criticism-II Download
8 Origin of Sindhi Language Download
9 Sindhi Fiction- Novel and Novelette Download
10 Sindhi Uroozi Poetry Download

Dr. Amir Ali Shah

Incharge Chairman (Assistant Professor)

HEC Approved Supervisor

Ph.D. University of Karachi, Karachi, Sindh

M.A. (Gold Medalist), University of Karachi, Karachi, Sindh

Areas of Interest: Classical Poetry, Modern Poetry, & Fiction

Research Publications:08

Email:chairman.sindhi@sbbusba.edu.pk

Dr. Phuloo Meghwar

Lecturer

Ph.D. Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology,

(Abdul Haq Campus), Karachi, Sindh

M.A. (Gold Medalist), University of Karachi

L.L.B. University of Karachi, Karachi, Sindh.

Areas of Interest:Linguistics,Literary Criticism, Folk Literature, Classical Poetry, Modern Poetry, & Fiction

Research Publications:11 and Published Books: 04

Email:drphuloo@sbbusba.edu.pk

Miss. Um-e-hani sindhu

lecturer

Ph.D.(in Progress) University of Karachi, Karachi, Sindh

M.phil. Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology,

(Abdul Haq Campus), Karachi, Sindh

Areas of Interest:Literary Criticism, Classical Poetry, Modern Poetry & Fiction

Research Publications:02

Email:umehanee@sbbusba.edu.pk

PROGRAMS OFFERED

BS (Four-year)

STUDY SCHEME

SEMESTER-WISE BREAKUP FOR BS (SINDHI)

Semester-I
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Intro: to Sindhi Literature: Poetry 3
2 English – I 3
3 Islamic Studies 2
4 Introduction to Computer 3
5 Optional: Introduction M.C 3
6 Optional: History of Education 3
Total 17
Semester-II
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Introduction to Sindhi Literature: Prose 3
2 Sindhi Classical Poetry –I 3
3 English – II 3
4 Pakistan Studies 2
5 Optional: Mass Media in Pakistan 3
6 Optional: Foundation of Education 3
Total 17
Semester-III
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Sindhi Classical Poetry-II 3
2 Basic Sindhi Grammar 3
3 Sindhi Compulsory 3
4 English-III 3
5 Optional: News Writing & Editing (MC) 3
6 Optional: Teaching Method in Education 3
Total 18
Semester-IV
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Study of Sachal Sarmast’s Poetry 3
2 Sindhi Fiction- Drama 3
3 Folk Literature (Poetry) 3
4 English – IV 3
5 Optional: News &Views (MC) 3
6 Optional: Education & Leadership 3
Total 18
Semester-V
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Latifyat-I 3
2 Literary Criticism-I 3
3 Sindhi Vedic Poetry 3
4 Fiction (Short Stories) 3
5 Folk Literature (Prose) 3
Total 15
Semester-VI
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Latifyat -II 3
2 Literary Criticism-II 3
3 Origin of Sindhi Language 3
4 Sindhi Fiction: Novel & Novelette 3
5 Sindhi Uroozi Poetry 3
Total 15
Semester-VII
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Latifyat –III 3
2 Sindhi Modern Poetry-I 3
3 Linguistics-I 3
4 Research Methodology 3
5 Autobiography, Biography, Sketch/ Thesis 3
Total 15
Semester-VIII
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Latifyat -IV 3
2 Modern Poetry –II 3
3 Linguistic-II 3
4 Literary Criticism-III 3
5 Sindhi Prose: Travelogues, Memories/ Thesis 3
Total 15