DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Dr. Makhdhoom Ali Syed

HOD | Assistant Professor

E-mail: hodedu@uokajk.edu.pk/ dr.makhdoom@uokajk.edu.pk Phone: +92-333-5163920

Introduction: Past and Present of the Department of Education

Welcome to the Department of Education at the University of Kotli, AJ&K. UoK started its first program, M. A. Education (02 year) in 2015 under the umbrella of Education Department. Two batches of 02 year M. A. Education (11+26=37 students) have completed their degree with research work (Thesis or Project) till Summer Semester 2018. Third batch of M. A. Education (02 year) program, enrolled in Semester Spring 2018 is now in 2nd semester. This (3rd) batch of M. A. Education consists of 43 students. Whereas for admission in forth batch of M. A. Education more than 70 candidates applied and out of them 43 were enrolled who are studying in their 1st semester.

B. Ed (Hons) Elementary (BS-Education 04 year) had also been started with effect from the Semester Fall 2017 with the enrollment of 19 students, which has also been completed two semester course work till the end of Semester Spring 2018 and now in third semester. Forty two (43) students have got admission in 2nd batch of B. Ed (Hons) Elementary (04 year) and their classes have also been started with effect from November 26, 2018.

More than 70 candidates applied for M. Phil Education (02 year) in Semester Spring 2019, from which 17 candidates qualified U-GAT and after Interview and Department Test 15 were enrolled who have started their first semester with effect from March 2019.

 

Besides the above programs the Department of Education has conducted a number of conferences, seminars, academic, speech and debate sessions by involving national level experts of the field of education, researchers and key note speakers. The students of all classes of the Department of Education are provided maximum opportunities/chances to plan, manage, conduct and participate actively in such activities/functions and gain knowledge and confidence through personal experiences.

Department of Education: Target and Destination

Education is the most important field of studies because the graduates of the field of Education directly link with human capital. Education Department of the University prepares such professionals who have great impact and influence on the future of humanity. Teachers, educational planners, managers, administrators and leaders are brought up by this department. So, the responsibility and performance of the persons related to this department especially the faculty of this department matters much in nation building. The qualified, experienced, creative and visionary faculty of the Department of Education is aware of such role, responsibilities, national demands and expectations. Therefore, all available and possible resources are being utilized, serious, sincere and practical steps are being taken, and all possible efforts are made to provide serious, sincere, competent professionals having positive, creative and constructive approach towards national development.

To provide sensible, dedicated, well aware and skillful human resources as school, college and university level teachers the Department of Education is focusing upon behaviour formation and training of individuals. Especially promotion of research culture among school and college level teachers is being targeted by the Department (as research project/thesis is compulsory component of B. Ed, M. A. and M. Phil levels through which local problems related to the field of education are targeted).    

Why Admission in the Department of Education? Who can get benefits and How?

Individuals having a sense of contribution in the field of Education (teaching-learning process) are welcome to take admission in the programs offered by the Department of Education. After getting degrees in the field of Education, graduates can successfully avail a number of job opportunities as junior and senior teachers, lecturers, head teachers, college lecturers and so on. Along with fair source of earning and respectable status in the society, the graduates of the field of EDUCATION can play a vital role in social and personal development of future of the nation.

Department of Education: Future Planning and Offers/Programs

Short term and long term Teachers Training Programs for different level teachers, pedagogical courses, classroom management skills development, training on testing and assessment, research methodology, data analysis techniques etc. and PhD in Education are also in planning process by the Department of Education, which will be started in near future Insha ALLAH.

NOW the Department of EDUCATION UoKAJK offers admission in:

  1. ADE (02 Year/04 Semesters)

    Eligibility Criteria: Intermediate/FA/FSc/ICS/I. Com or equivalent (12 Year Education) with 2nd division

  2. B. Ed (Hons) Elementary (04 Year/08 Semesters)

    Eligibility Criteria: Intermediate/FA/FSc/ICS/I. Com or equivalent (12 Year Education) with 2nd division

  3. MA Education (02 Year/04 Semesters)

    Eligibility Criteria: Graduation/BA/BSc/BCS/B.Com or equivalent (14 Year Education) with 2nd division

  4. B. Ed (1.5 Year/03 Semesters)

    Eligibility Criteria: Master Degree in any subject or equivalent (16 Year Education) with 2nd division

  5. M. Phil Education (Morning & Evening, 02 Year/04 Semesters)

    Eligibility Criteria: MA Education/M. Ed or equivalent (16 Year Education) with 2nd division/no 3rd Division in academic career

HEC Pakistan’s U-GAT/UOKAJK U-GAT + Department Entry Test and Interview qualified candidates

(The Department is trying to arrange evening classes (in M. Phil Program) for working teachers/job holder candidates, so that they can get maximum chance of getting higher education)

ADE (02 YEAR) PROGRAM

Qualification/Eligibility

  1. Intermediate FA/F.Sc /ICS/I.Com /A level or equivalent with minimum 2nd Division.
  2. Age Limit: Age limit is as per prescribed the rules of the University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UoKAJK).

 

Duration of Program:                                                     02 Years

Semester Duration:                                                        16-18 Weeks

Semesters:                                                                      04

Course Load per Semester:                                            15-18 Credit Hours

Number of Courses per semester:                                  5-6 (Not more than 3 labs/practical courses)

Structure of the Scheme

Courses                                                                                              Credit Hours

Compulsory Courses                                                                                      16

Professional Courses                                                                                      21

Foundation Courses                                                                                        15

Content Courses                                                                                              09

Teaching Practice                                                                                           06

Total Credit Hours:                                                                                      67

Year/Semester wise Scheme of Studies of ADE Program

1st Year

SEMESTER – I

S.#

COURSES

Course Codes

CREDIT HRS

1

Functional English-I (Compulsory)

EDU-3101

3

2

Islamic Studies/Ethics (Compulsory)

EDU-3102

2

3

Child Development (Foundation)

EDU-3103

3

4

Urdu /Regional Languages (Content)

EDU-3104

3

5

General Science (Content)

EDU-3105

3

6

General Methods of Teaching (Foundation)

EDU-3106

3

 

Total Credit Hours

17

SEMESTER – II

S.#

COURSES

Course Codes

CREDIT HRS

1

English-II (Communication Skills Compulsory)

EDU-3201

3

2

Computer Literacy (Compulsory)

EDU-3202

3

3

Classroom Management (Foundation)

EDU-3203

3

4

General Mathematics (Compulsory)

EDU-3204

3

5

Pakistan Studies (Compulsory)

EDU-3205

2

6

Methods of Teaching Islamic Studies (Professional)

EDU-3206

3

Total Credit Hours

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Year

SEMESTER – III

S.#

COURSES

Course Codes

CREDIT HRS

1

Teaching Literacy Skills (Professional)

EDU-4301

3

2

Art, Crafts and Calligraphy (Content)

EDU-4302

3

3

Teaching of Urdu/Regional Languages (Professional)

EDU-4303

3

4

Teaching of G. Science (Professional)

EDU-4304

3

5

Teaching Practice (Short Term)

EDU-4305

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

SEMESTER – IV

S.#

COURSES

Course Codes

CREDIT HRS

1

Classroom Assessment (Foundation)

EDU-4401

3

2

Teaching of English (Professional)

EDU-4402

3

3

Teaching of Mathematics (Professional)

EDU-4403

3

4

School, community and Teacher (Foundation)

EDU-4404

2+1

5

Teaching of Social Studies (Professional)

EDU-4405

2

6

Teaching Practice

EDU-4406

3

 

Total Credit Hours

17

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B.ED (HONS) ELEMENTARY (4 YEARS) PROGRAM

Qualification/Eligibility

  1. Intermediate FA/F.Sc /ICS/I.Com /A level or equivalent with minimum 2nd Division.
  2. Age Limit: Age limit is as per prescribed the rules of the University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UoKAJK).

 

Duration of Program:                                                     4 Years

Semester Duration:                                                        16-18 Weeks

Semesters:                                                                      08

Course Load per Semester:                                            15-18 Credit Hours

Number of Courses per semester:                                  5-6 (Not more than 3 labs/practical courses)

Structure of the Scheme

S.#

Courses

Credit Hours

1

Compulsory Courses

19

2

Professional Courses

51

3

Foundation Courses

24

4

Content Courses

26

5

Teaching Practice

14

 

Total Credit Hours:

134

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year/Semester wise Scheme of Studies of B. Ed (Honors) Elementary

1st Year

SEMESTER – I

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Functional English-I (Compulsory)

3

2

Islamic Studies/Ethics (Compulsory)

2

3

Child Development (Foundation)

3

4

Urdu /Regional Languages (Content)

3

5

General Science (Content)

3

6

General Methods of Teaching (Foundation)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

17

SEMESTER – II

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

English-II (Communication Skills Compulsory)

3

2

Computer Literacy (Compulsory)

3

3

Classroom Management (Foundation)

3

4

General Mathematics (Compulsory)

3

5

Pakistan Studies (Compulsory)

2

6

Methods of Teaching Islamic Studies (Professional)

3

Total Credit Hours

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Year

SEMESTER – III

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Teaching Literacy Skills (Professional)

3

2

Art, Crafts and Calligraphy (Content)

3

3

Teaching of Urdu/Regional Languages (Professional)

3

4

Teaching of G. Science (Professional)

3

     

5

Instructional and communication technology (ICT) in Education Profession

2

6

Teaching Practice (Short Term)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

17

                                         

SEMESTER – IV

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Classroom Assessment (Foundation)

3

2

Teaching of English (Professional)

3

3

Teaching of Mathematics (Professional)

3

4

School, community and Teacher (Foundation)

2+1=3

5

Teaching of Social Studies (Professional)

2

6

Teaching Practice

3

 

Total Credit Hours

17

 

3rd Year

SEMESTER – V

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

English – III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills) (Compulsory)

3

2

Foundations of Education (Foundation)

3

3

Content Course – I (from selected discipline – I)

3

4

Content Course – I (from selected discipline – II)

3

5

Curriculum Development (Foundation)

3

6

Educational Psychology (Foundation)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER – VI

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education (Professional)

3

2

Content Course – II (from selected discipline – I)

2

3

Content Course – II (from selected discipline – II)

3

4

Comparative Education (Professional)

3

5

Introduction to Guidance and Counseling (Professional)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

14

 

4th Year

SEMESTER – VII

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Content Course – III (from selected discipline –I)

3

2

Content Course – III (from selected discipline –II)

3

3

Pedagogy – I (Methods of Teachings related to specialization –I)

3

4

Pedagogy – II (Methods of teaching related to specialization –II)

3

5

Research Methods in Education (Professional)

3

6

Teaching Practice (Short Term)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER – VIII

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

School Management (Professional)

3

2

Test Development and Evaluation (Professional)

3

3

Teaching Practice (Long Term)

6

4

Research Project (Professional)

3

 

Total Credit Hours

15

 

Grand Total Credit Hours

134

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B. Ed (1.5 Year) Program

Qualification/Eligibility

  1. Masters Degree M A/M. Sc. or equivalent (16 years Education) with minimum 2nd Division.
  2. Age Limit: Age limit is as per prescribed the rules of the University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UoKAJK).

 

Duration of Program:                                                     1.5 Year

Semester Duration:                                                        16-18 Weeks

Semesters:                                                                      03

Course Load per Semester:                                            15-18 Credit Hours

Number of Courses per semester:                                           5-6 (Not more than 3 labs/practical courses)

Year/Semester Wise Proposed Scheme of Studies of B. Ed (1.5 Year)

SEMESTER-I

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

 

  1.  

Classroom Assessment

3

  1.  

School, Community and Teacher

3

  1.  

Foundations of Education

3

  1.  

Introduction to Sociology

3

  1.  

Teaching Learning Strategies and Reflective Practices

3

  1.  

Instructional and Communication Technology in Education

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

 

SEMESTER-II

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

 

  1.  

Curriculum Development

3

  1.  

Contemporary Issues and Trends in Pakistan

3

  1.  

Professional Development of Teachers

3

  1.  

Pedagogy 1 (Teaching of Pak Study)

3

  1.  

Pedagogy 2 (Teaching of English)

3

  1.  

Research Methods in Education

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

 

SEMESTER-III

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

 

  1.  

Islamic Perspective of Education

3

  1.  

Educational Psychology

3

  1.  

Teaching Practice – IV (Long term)

6

  1.  

Educational Leadership & Management

3

  1.  

Research Project

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

 

Grand Total

54

 

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M. A. Education (2 Years) Program

Admission/Eligibility Criteria

B.A/B.Sc/B.Com or equivalent with minimum 2nd division

Age limit: As prescribed in the rules of University of Kotli Azad

Jammu and Kashmir (UoKAJK).

Duration of program:02 year

Semesters: 4

Course load per semester: 15-18

Total Credit hours: 72

Scheme of Study

Following courses are being offered/taught to the students of M.A Education at UoK.

1st Year

SEMESTER-I

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Foundations of Education                        

3

2

Introduction to  use of Computer

3

3

Curriculum Development 

3

4

Education In Pakistan 

3

5

Educational Psychology      

3

6

Communication Skills   

3

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER-II

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1.

Educational Management

3

2.

Inclusive Education

3

3.

Teacher Education in Comparative Perspective

3

4.

Pedagogical Skills

3

5.

Introduction to Guidance and Counseling

3

6.

Research Report Writing

3

 

Total Credit Hours

18

2nd Year

SEMESTER-III

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

Testing and Assessment in Education

3

2

Teaching  Practicum

3

3

Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education

3

4

Philosophical Perspectives on Education

3

5

Adult& Continuing  Education

3

6

Educational Technology

3

 

Total Credit Hours

         18

SEMESTER-IV

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

1

OPTION-I (THESIS)

6

1

Option-II(RESEARCH PROJECT + Course given at serial # 02

3

2

Educational Research: Qualitative & Quantitative

3

Specialization in any two of following content areas

 

Specialization in Science

3

3

Teaching of English (Compulsory)

1+1+1= 03

4

Teaching of Physics (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

5

Teaching of Biology (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

6

Teaching of Mathematics (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

7

Teaching of Chemistry (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

 

Specialization in Arts

 

8

Teaching of English (Compulsory)

1+1+1= 03

9

Teaching of General Science (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

10

Teaching of Islamiat (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

11

Teaching of social studies (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

12

Teaching of Urdu (Optional)

1+1+1= 03

 

Total Credit Hours (from selected areas)

12

 

Total CREDIT HOURS

18

 

Note:

  • Students, who will take THESIS of six credit hours, will select four more courses of specialization (from serial No 03-12 of above table i.e. Teaching of English with three courses from specialization in Science or specialization in Arts) in 4rth  semester .
  • Student, who will take PROJECT of three credit hours, will study the course “Educational Research: Qualitative & Quantitative” of three credit hours along with four more courses of specialization in Science or specialization in Arts (Teaching of English and three more courses) in 4rth semester. Student will take/select courses from the area of their specialization (students having Science background will select science subjects, while other will take Arts subjects).
  • Breakup/division of specialization courses (from serial # 3-12) will be as; 01 credit hour subject content, 01 credit hour pedagogical content and 01 credit hour practical work (related to the practice of content and pedagogy).
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MS/M. PHIL (EDUCATION)

Admission/Eligibility Criteria

M. A. Education, M. Ed or equivalent with at least second (2nd) division

GAT- General & Entry Test by the University or/& as per HEC policy/Department Test and Interview

Age limit: As prescribed in the rules of University of Kotli Azad

Jammu and Kashmir (UoKAJK).

Duration of program:02 years

Semesters: 04

Course load per semester: 09-12

Total Credit hours: 30

Scheme of Study

Year/Semester Wise Scheme of Studies of MS/M. Phil (Education)

1st Year

SEMESTER-I &II

S.#

  1. COURSES (Core Courses)

CREDIT HRS

1

Trends and Issues in Education

03

2

Computer and its Application in Education

03

3

Advanced Educational Research

03

4

Advanced Educational Management

03

5

Applied Statistics

03

6

Advanced Curriculum Development

03

 
  1. Elective Courses (Two courses to be taken)          
 

7 & 8

  1. Specialization in Teacher Education

Teaching Strategies

Educational Measurement and Evaluation

 

03

03

 
  1.  
 

7 & 8

  1. Specialization in Distance and Non-formal Education

System of Distance Education

Developing Instructional Material in Distance Education

 

 

03

03

Total Credit Hours

24

2nd Year

SEMESTER-III & IV

S.#

COURSES

CREDIT HRS

9

  •  

06

 

Total Credit Hours (of Thesis/Dissertation)

24

 

Total Credit Hours (of Program)

30

 

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Dr. Muhammad Naseer Kiyani

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Dr. Muhammad Naqeeb ul Khalil Shaheen

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Ms. Shaista Yasir

Lecturer

E-mail: shaista.yasir@uokajk.edu.pk

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Mr. Wajahat Khan

Lecturer Islamic Studies

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Ms. Khateeba Akhtar

Visiting faculty/Lecturer

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Ms. Sobia Yaseen

Research Associate

E-mail: coordinatoredu@uok.edu.pk

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