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About S3H

The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is a leading institution of Pakistan. It embodies a vision of becoming a leader in providing cutting edge education in emerging and traditional fields of sciences and technology. Its programs aspire to connect an innovation-based knowledge hub with the contemporary societal needs. There is a growing need for the student of this era to understand and grasp the social, political and economic realities of the 21st Century. However, there is also a consensus that the state of social sciences in Pakistan unfortunately suffers from years of neglect that is rooted in the colonial structure of education prevailing in the country. To be consistent with the overarching objectives of the century the program offered by the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H), NUST will embody the spirit of linkages and liaison. S3H is committed to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction across the social sciences. Debuting in 2008, the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H) is a collation of interdisciplinary education in both emerging and traditional fields of science and technology, offering specializations in the field of Economics, Psychology, Public policy, Digital media and communication, Development studies, Chinese studies and Law. The school aims to arm its prodigy with the knowledge and skills that transcend their respective fields of studies. Galvanizing a metamorphosis of individual aspirations resulting in the development of holistic personalities and an unwavering self-confidence to meet any contemporary real-world demand head on.


Dr. Ashfaq Hasan Khan

The social sciences cover a wide array of complex issues and disciplines from a number of different frames of reference. The study of social sciences enables us to acquire more knowledge and help us to know the mystery of society. It provides an understanding of the world for informed decision making and policy, ensuring the maintenance and functioning of a stable society through an understanding of governance and institutions of civil society.

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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) was established in March 1991 for the promotion of higher scientific education in the country,...

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History of S3H

The School of Social Sciences & Humanities (S3H) being part of Pakistan’s top notch institution- NUST, traces its history back to 1999,...

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To evolve NUST into a world class Centre of Excellence among Higher Education Institutions, leading the transformation of Pakistan towards a rapidly...

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