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Department of Religious Studies
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About the Department

Department of Religious Studies was established in 2015 and is one of the main constituent Departments of the School of Social Sciences at CUK. The Department offers Masters programmes in Comparative Religion and Islamic Studies. In addition to the masters programmes department also offers research programme for the budding scholars. Here at the Department of Religious Studies, students are exposed to comparative view of the major world religions at one hand and on the other the indepth study of Islam and its civilization is carried out using an interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and textual approach.
At present, the Department has seven faculty members who have published individually a good number of books and research papers on various themes of religion. From next academic year, the Department is going to launch its annual research journal, the Revelation. So far, several extension lectures on various themes have been organized by the Department. The Department organises national and international conferences every year and has also conducted some webinars during the tough times of Covid-19. The Department is in the process of signing Memorandums of Understanding with various reputed academic institutions across the world.