The Department of Islamiyat has honor to be one of the oldest departments of Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC). Islamiyat department has been producing knowledge in students at intermediate in 1950 and graduate level in 1966. The department owes a great deal of gratitude to the eminent teachers and professors like Ms. Khawer, Ms. Rehana, both of them also worked as college section also in their tenure. The last head of department was Ms. Ruksana, who contributed towards the progress and betterment of department. The department is going to launched BS (4 Year) degree Program in 2024. Ms. Fatima Ashraf is serving as the Head of Islamiyat department, GQMGC at present.


Studying Islamic Studies offers promising career prospects for females. Graduates can become educators in schools, universities, or Madrasas, and engage in research in academic institutions. They can work as Islamic scholars, religious advisors, or contribute to media, journalism, and publishing. Opportunities exist in NGOs, social work, interfaith dialogue, and cultural organizations. Some may find roles in government departments or diplomatic services. Pursuing higher education can lead to specialization and academia. Additionally, skills like critical thinking, research, and cultural understanding open doors to various professions beyond religious studies. With a global interest in intercultural communication, these graduates can foster peaceful coexistence and bridge cultural and religious gaps.

Vision And Mission

Preparing dedicated students for 21st-century careers through rigorous, pre-professional arts training in a dynamic, inclusive, collaborative learning community. Here are some common elements that may be part of the mission of a Fine Arts department: Education and Skill Development: The department aims to provide high-quality instruction and training in various disciplines of the fine arts, including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, ceramics, theatre, music, dance, and more. The focus is on developing technical proficiency, artistic expression, and craftsmanship. The department encourages students to explore their creativity, think critically, and develop their unique artistic voices. It fosters an environment that supports experimentation, risk-taking, and the development of innovative ideas.

Cultural and Historical Understanding: The department may emphasize the study of art history, cultural diversity, and the role of the arts in society. It aims to provide students with a deep understanding of the historical, social, and cultural contexts in which art is created.

Collaboration and Interdisciplinary Approach: Fine Arts departments often encourage collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches, where students have opportunities to work with peers from different artistic disciplines.


Department of Islamic Studies aims to deliver and cater world class teaching and learning environment.

  • It intends to enable students to serve as faithful representatives of a practiced Islam that is, according to the pattern of Allah’s Messenger.
  • It intends to provide sound Islamic knowledge that the students have acquired for themselves and which they carry back into their communities; an Islam practiced as a commitment to respect, care for and serve others.
  • To develop and support harmony between different religions and sects of society and to relate to others with tolerance, respect and consideration, whatever their beliefs and attitudes may be.


The Department of Islamic Studies
Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College
2- Durand Road, Lahore. Pakistan
Phone No: 042-6317078