National University of Modern Languages

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National University of Modern Languages
جامعہ قومی برائے جدید لسانیات
NUML-Logo.jpg
Motto We taught how to Think, not What to Think
Established 1970 (1970)
Chancellor President of Pakistan
Vice-Chancellor Masood Hasan
Registrar Muhammad Saeed Akhtar
Administrative staff
~1,000
Students ~11,000
Location Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan
Campus Urban
Colours Blue, White, Yellow            
Nickname NUML
Affiliations HEC, PAL, PEC
Website www.numl.edu.pk

The National University of Modern Languages and Sciences (Initials: NUMLS), is a public research University located in Islamabad, Pakistan.[1] In addition, the university has seven regional campuses in all four provinces of Pakistan.[2]

Established in 1970 as an institute in a view to help the society to communicate and understand each other in different oriental and occidental languages as well as assimilating different cultures and to act as springboard for emerging disciplines.[2] The university is known for its extensive research in scientific advancements of the languages, grammar, and linguistics. The university offers undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral programmes in languages, linguistics, social sciences, communications, management sciences, and computer sciences. It is one of the largest university in the country, and currently secured its top ranking in "general category" by the HEC.[3]

In addition, the university is also an active member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.[4]

[Administration[edit]

The President of Pakistan is the Chancellor while the Federal Minister of Education is the Pro-Chancellor. The day-to-day administration is controlled by a Board of Governors. Federal secretaries of ministries and citizens from the private and public sectors function as its members. The Rector (Vice Chancellor) is responsible for keeping the university operative at an optimum level both in academics and administration.

NUML Board of Governors (BoG)[edit]

BoG is the highest governing body of the university. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) is the Chairman of the BoG, and the Inspector General of Training and Evaluation (IGT&E), General Headquarters, acts as the nominee of the COAS.

The following are BoG members:

  • Director General Human Resource Development Directorate.
  • Nominee of Chief Justice of Pakistan.
  • Director General Joint Staff Headquarters.
  • Rector NUML.
  • Secretary Ministry of Defence or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary.
  • Secretary Ministry of Education or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary.
  • Secretary Ministry of Finance or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary.
  • Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary.
  • Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC).
  • Director General NUML.
  • Senior Dean or Professor of the University.
  • One or two members from private sector with established credentials useful for the University to be nominated by the Board.
  • Registrar/ Director Administration shall be member and secretary of the Board but not entitled to vote.

See BOG NUML

Campuses[edit]

The university's main campus is located on Margala Road, Sector H-9 Islamabad, Pakistan, just behind H-9 College. It is spread over an area of 25 acres (100,000 m2).

Sub-Campuses[edit]

Lahore Faisalabad Karachi Multan Quetta Peshawar and Hyderabad.

Location[edit]

NUML, Sector H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan

Salaam Block MS department

Programs offered[edit]

Islamabad campus[edit]

The following programs are offered at the Islamabad campus:

Undergraduate languages[edit]

Morning programs[edit]
  • BSML - 4 years (8 semesters)
  • Bachelor’s Degree course comprising modern languages and compulsory core subjects.
  • Major (6 semesters i.e. 3rd to 8th semester) in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Persian, Spanish and Urdu (for foreign nationals only)
  • Minor (2 semesters i.e. 1st & 2nd semester) in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu (for foreign nationals only)
  • BS - 4 years (8 semesters) in Bangla, Balochi, English, Pashto, Punjabi & Urdu

Undergraduate - Engineering/IT/Management[edit]

Morning programs[edit]
  • BE Telecom Engineering - 4 years (8 semesters)Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Approved Program
  • BS Software engineering - 4 years (8 semesters) is software engineering is Approved programm by PEC
  • BS Computer Engineering - 4 years (08 semesters)
  • BS Computer Sciences - 4 years (8 semesters)
  • BBA - 4 years (8 semesters)
Evening programs[edit]
  • BS [Software engineering] - 4 years (8 semesters)
  • BS [Computer Sciences] - 4 years (8 semesters)
  • BS [Telecom Systems] - 4 years (8 semesters)
  • BBA - 4 years (8 semesters)

Undergraduate - Social Sciences[edit]

Morning programs[edit]
  • BS Economics & Finance - 4 years
  • BS Mass Communications - 4 years
  • BS.Ed - 4 years
  • BA.Ed - 4 years
  • B.Ed - 1 year
Evening programs[edit]
  • BS.Ed - 4 years
  • BA.Ed - 4 years
  • B.Ed - 1 year

Masters programs[edit]

Morning programs[edit]
  • MA - 2 years in (Arabic, Chinese, French, English Linguistics & Literature, English Language Teaching (ELT), German, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Urdu)
Evening programs[edit]
  • MA - 2 years in Chinese, English Linguistics & Literature, English Language Teaching (ELT), Korean, Turkish, Persian, Urdu.

Doctoral/Masters - IT/Management[edit]

  • PhD - 3–5 years
  • Master of Science in Business Administration 2 to 4 years
  • MBA - 3.5 years
  • MBA - 2.5 years
  • MBA(Exe) - 2 years
  • MCS - 2 years
  • M.Com - 2 years

Major areas of PhD in MBA are Finance, Marketing, IT, Human Resource Management.

Masters - Social Sciences[edit]

Morning programs[edit]
  • MSc - 2 years, Pakistan Studies, Economics, Mass Communications, Governance & Organizational Sciences, International Relations,
  • MA - 2 years, Education, Islamic Studies, Educational Planning & Management (EPM), History
  • M.Ed - 1 year

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Evening programs[edit]
  • MSc - 2 years, Pakistan Studies, Economics, Governance & Organizational Sciences, International Relations, Mass Communications
  • MA - 2 years, Education, Islamic Studies, Educational Planning & Management (EPM), History
  • M.Ed - 1 year

Peshawar campus[edit]

Postgraduate level[edit]

  • Master of Science in Business Administration 2 to 4 years

Admission Requirement: 16 Years of Education, old MBA, M.Com, MA Economics, ACMA, CA with GAT General with 50% Percentile Score

Master level courses[edit]

(Morning and evening programs)

  • MBA - 3.5 years
  • MBA - 2.5 years
  • MBA (Executive) - 2 years
  • MA English (Linguistics & Literature) - 2 years

Major areas in MBA are Finance, Marketing, IT, Human Resource Management.

Undergraduate courses (morning and evening programs)[edit]

  • BBA - 4 years

Functional courses[edit]

  • Advanced Diploma (morning and evening programs)
  • Advanced Diploma - 1 year in English Linguistics & Literature and English Language.

Diploma (morning and evening programs[edit]

  • Diploma in English Language - 6 months

Certificate (morning and evening program)[edit]

  • Certificate - 6 months in Arabic, English, French & German Language.

Foundation (morning and evening program)[edit]

  • Foundation in English Language - 6 months

Preparatory course (morning and evening program)[edit]

  • IELTS - 3 months

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google maps services. "Address and locations of National University of Modern Languages (NUML)". Google maps services. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b NUML Press. "Introduction of the NUML". NUML Press. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  3. ^ HEC. "HEC University rankings". Govt Pakistan. HIgher Education Commission. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  4. ^ ACU Publications. "ACU Members - Asia - Central and South". ACU Publications. ACU Publications. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  5. ^ http://numl.edu.pk

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