Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Name Prof. Dr. Niaz Muhammad
Designation Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Email dean_ah@awkum.edu.pk / Prof.niaz@awkum.edu.pk
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Prof. Dr. Niaz holds the position of the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, AWKUM wef May 22, 2017.

He possesses 24 years of professional experience since 1993 (9 years as pre-PhD and 15 years as post-PhD), with multidimensional educational credit as he has Masters in Education, Law, Arabic, Islamic Studies and Doctorate in Quranic Morphology via contemporary educational system and graduation of “Dars-e-Nizami” in traditional Islamic educational system. Moreover, he has completed specialized courses in the field of HRM, Islamic Banking and Finance from Skills Development Council, Government of Pakistan as well.

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Development of  Islamic curriculum at par with modern demands
  • Addressing  socio-religious issues with critical thinking
  • Presentation of classical Islamic literature in the up-to-date and easy comprehensible manner via  balanced approach of narration and analysis with blend of moderation

Special Contributions: His contributions include the following, especially:

  • Establishment of  model institution in the metropolitan city of Karachi, imparting modern and conventional religious education simultaneously, based on integrated comprehensive curriculum, under the auspices of  Pakistan Madrasah Education Board, Government of Pakistan
  • Presentation of the diversified curriculum of the modern and religious education to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa according to the regional, religious and existing requirements and challenges
  • Development of   curriculum which is free from sectarian inspirations for  Pakistani Madaris (private sector), based on student-centered approach
  • Arrangement of  capacity building workshops for the Madaris’ teachers and graduates
  • Authoring of text-book of Peace Education covering the areas of conflict, diversity and challenges to peace making

Research Achievements:  He has published 33 research papers, in the national and international journals and presented articles in various conferences as well. Under his supervision, 05 PhD and 08 MPhil researchers have completed their studies.

Memberships: He remained, and presently occupying as well, several academia forms in parent University and other institutions.

Contact: PCA Block, Garden Campus, AWKUM            Email: prof.niaz@awkum.edu.pk  

Profile updated on: July 19, 2017

Mr. Naveed Ul Haq
Name Mr. Naveed Ul Haq
Designation Office Assistant
Email naveedulhaq@awkum.edu.pk
Phone +92-300-9745131

Mr. Shams Ud Din
Name Mr. Shams Ud Din
Designation LDC
Email Shams_awkum@yahoo.com
Phone +92-300-5391830


Sr# Departments  
01 English  
02 Fine Arts  
03 Islamic Studies  
04 Pashto