Islamic History and Culture KP PMS Paper I Syllabus


Islamic History and Culture

Total Marks – 200

Paper I

Marks – 100

1. Humanity at the dawn of Islam: A brief survey of major world civilizations with special emphasis on their intellectual, humanistic and special institutions – their impact on world history

2. Advent of Islam: Life and teachings of the Holy Prophet. Foundations of a new and revolutionary world order. Institutions of Islam – political, social, economic and legal structure of the Islamic polity. The Quran – Emphasis on the study of nature and research. Changes brought by Islam in human thinking and behaviour

3. Foundation of Muslim State: Early conquests of the Khulafa-e-Rashideen. Administrative and legal structure of the state. Political and ideological differences and the emergence of the Umayyads – expansion and consolidation of the Empire

4. The grandeur of Islam: Philosophical, scientific and literary progress of the Muslims during the Abbasid period

5. The Ottoman Caliphate: Turkish march towards Europe. Political structure of the Turkish Empire, salient features of their administration, decline and disintegration

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