Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar


The role of judiciary in the constitutional development in the light of the following cases:

1.     Maulvi Tamiz-ud-Din, Doso, Fazlul Qadar Chaudhry (PLD 1963, SC/486), Asma Jilani, Nusrat Bhutto, Judges case and the Justice Sajjad Ali Shah Case.

2.     Civil and military bureaucracy, its nature and growth.

3.     The role of civil and military bureaucracy in political development.

4.     Local Government: Background, structure, functions, problems and prospects.

5.     The role of educational institutions in the promotion of national integration and democracy.

6.     The role of media in the strengthening of institutions in Pakistan.



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leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more