Department of Urdu

Head of Department: Dr. Imtiaz Hussain Baloch


Emerson University Multan came into being hundred years after the establishment of Emerson College Multan. It is the largest educational institution in South Punjab.The Department of Urdu is one of the important departments of the University. The Department was established in 1963. Quaid-e-Azam declared Urdu as the only national language of Pakistan. Urdu has special importance as a national language. It is playing an important role as a language of effective communication in the country. Urdu is not only a language but also a civilization with a history of hundreds of years of civilization of the Subcontinent. It is the language of teaching, learning, research and media in all the universities of Pakistan. The Students of Urdu can adopt teaching profession in schools, colleges and universities. There are vast job opportunities for students in print media, electronic media and social media and many other fields.The students can become scriptwriters on various TV Channels and serve as translators in various government, semi- government and private institutions. Urdu chairs and Urdu Departments are functional in many countries of the world. The students of this department are serving in Pakistan and in many other countries. The Department is playing a significant role in nurturing the minds of students, researchers, writers, critics and teachers. We are promoting teaching, research, language and literary trends. Currently the department is offering BS Urdu program. We have experienced and highly qualified teachers and a well-organized library. We offer the best learning environment and opportunities to our students.

Mission Statement

The Department aims to promote national language and literature and to establish the value of Urdu as a subject nationally and globally.


Dr. Imtiaz Hussain Baloch
Associate Professor
PhD Urdu
Dr. Muhammad Abrar
PhD Urdu
Muhammad Shafqat
Assistant Professor
MPhil. Urdu
Mrs. Bushra Asif
Assistant Professor
M.A Urdu
Muhammad Ashraf Malik
MPhil Urdu
P.hD Scholar
Wajid Bashir Nadir
M.A. Urdu

Programs Offered

  • BS Urdu (Language and Literature) (Morning/Evening)

Future Programs

The Department of Urdu Emerson University Multan intends to launch after securing NOC from Higher Education Commission Pakistan (HEC) in near future.
  • PhD Program
  • MPhil Program