The Department of English was established in 1901. Renowned scholars like Prof Rev HD Griswold, his son, Dr Griswold, Dr FM Velte, Dr EJ Sinclair, Dr SL Sheets, Prof Eric Cyprian, Prof Z Bede, Prof Talat Mehmood and Prof Gillani Kamran have been associated with this Department. The graduates of the English Department have distinguished themselves in the public life of the Indo-Pak subcontinent as civil servants, judges, lawyers, diplomats, writers, poets, politicians and entrepreneurs. The Department offers a BA (Hons) degree in English and is part of the Faculty of Humanities.

The Baccalaureate (Hons) program trains the students for lifelong effective communication in English. It teaches them to connect literature with history, theology, culture, and civilization and interpret them in the perspective of liberal education. The main objectives are to broaden the vision of students, to enlighten their minds, and to give them deep insight into literature. This program opens various options for English majors and prepares them for pursuing postgraduate research in language and literature within and outside Pakistan. They also have the option of joining various careers such as newscasting, teaching, civil services, law, journalism, editing, creative writing, and publishing.

BA (HONS) ENGLISH

The Baccalaureate (Hons) program trains the students for lifelong effective communication in English. It teaches them to connect literature with history, theology, culture, and civilization and interpret them in the perspective of liberal education. The main objectives are to broaden the vision of students, to enlighten their minds, and to give them deep insight into literature. This program opens various options for English majors and prepares them for pursuing postgraduate research in language and literature within and outside Pakistan. They also have the option of joining various careers such as, news-casting, teaching, civil services, law, journalism, editing, creative writing and publishing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Reading: students as active readers will express their appreciation for ambiguity and interpret multiple perspectives
  • Writing skills and process: students will write for a variety of professional and social settings. They will revise for content and edit for grammatical and stylistic clarity
  • Culture and history: students will appraise the diversity of literary and social voices within – and sometimes marginalized by – major traditions of literature
  • Critical approaches: students will read works of literary, rhetorical, and cultural criticism, and apply ideas from these texts in their own reading and writing
  • Research skills: students will identify topics, formulate questions for productive inquiry, use appropriate methods and sources for research, evaluate critically the sources they find, and employ their chosen sources effectively in their own writing
  • Values: students will demonstrate integrity by writing plagiarism-free academic papers, and will also abide by the FCCU core values
  • Oral communication skills: students will design, organize, and deliver an engaging oral presentation

Roadmap for BA (Hons) English

Eligibility criteria For BS (Hons):

  • Students who have passed their Intermediate
  • A- Level students who have cleared at least 3 principal A-Level exams (not AS Level) Equivalence attested from the IBCC Needed .
  • A- Level students who have given their A levels exams in October, November and are awaiting results are eligible to apply, they need to attach a copy of the statement of entry.
  • Students who have done their American High School. Equivalence needed attested from the IBCC .
  • Students who have  done their Intermediate from the Technical Board
  • Students applying for BS (Hons) Biotechnology must have done FSc Pre-Medical or should have studied Biology and Chemistry in A-Level.

Dr Kamal ud Din

Chairperson & Professor

Room E-118, Business and Social Sciences Building

Dr Nukhbah Langah

Associate Professor and Dean of Humanities

PhD (University of Leeds, UK) MA (University of Warwick, UK) Room E-124, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 676

Dr Waseem Anwar

Professor

PhD (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA) MPhil (Punjab University) PG Diploma TEIL (British Council, UGC and AIOU) MA (Punjab University) Room D-09, Peter J David Building
Ext: 432

Ayesha Pervaiz

Assistant Professor

MPhil (GCU,Lahore)
MA (GCU,Lahore)
PGD in TESOL (LCWU, Lahore)
Room D-09, Peter J David Building

Fatima Syeda

Assistant Professor

MPhil (Punjab University, Lahore)
Room E-024, Adjacent to Sinclair Hall

Alvina Wasim

Assistant Professor

MPhil Linguistics (University of Management & Technology, Lahore)
MA English Language and Literature (Peshawar University, Peshawar)
Room D-01, Peter J David Building

Faiza Zaheer

Assistant Professor

MPhil, MA (Government College University, Lahore)
Diplomas in Linguistics and ELT (Punjab University, Lahore)
Room D-08, Peter J David Building
Ext: 478

Rehana John

Assistant Professor

MPhil ELT, MA (Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore)
MA (Punjab University, Lahore)
Room D-05, Peter J David Building

Jacqoline J Austin

Assistant Professor

MA TESL (University of Mississippi, USA)
MA English Literature (Forman Christian College, Lahore)
Room 023, Adjacent to Sinclair Hall

Qurra-tul-Aen Liaqat

Assistant Professor

PhD English Language and Literature (in progress) (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MPhil English Literature
MA English Literature
MA TESOL
Room A-16, Seemi Tajammul Building

Azeem Alphonce

Assistant Professor

MPhil TESL (Beaconhouse National University, Lahore)
MA ELT (National University of Modern Languages)
MA English Literature (Punjab University, Lahore)
PGD ELT (AIOU, Islamabad)
MBA (Preston University)
Room D-01, Peter J David Building

Muhammad Abdullah

Assistant Professor

MA Applied Linguistics (University of Salford, UK)
MA English Language and Literature (International Islamic University, Islamabad)
Room A-155, Seemi Tajammul Building

Nadia Iftikhar

Lecturer

MPhil in English Literature (GCU, Lahore)
MA in English (Forman Christian College, Lahore)
MA in Journalism (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Room A-163, Seemi Tajammul Building

Rabia Wasif

Lecturer

MPhil in English Literature (Kinnaird College for Women University)
Room A-160, Seemi Tajammul Building

Haider Shahbaz 

Lecturer

Masters of Fine Arts, English (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Room A-155, Seemi Tajammul Building

Aleena Karim

Lecturer

MA Literature and Film (University of Birmingham, UK)
Room A-163, Seemi Tajammul Building

Jeremy Hawbaker

Lecturer & Coordinator of The Writing Centre

MA Linguistics (University of North Dakota, USA)
Room E-028, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 670

FOR BA (HONS)

2018 FALL2019 SPRINGTotal Fee Year Excluding tax Per Credit Rate 
Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Fall AdmissionsSecurity for Fall AdmissionsTotal Tuition FeeAdmission Fee for Spring AdmissionsSecurity for Spring AdmissionsTotal 
BA (Hons)      115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000     115,000       15,000       10,000     140,000           255,000                  7,077