Pashto Department

Department of Pashto Language and Literature


5.1. Biography of HOD (Head of Department)

Junior lecturer (Pohanyar) Ezatullal Sahand, son of Obidullah was born in “Lala Kala” Waghaz district of Ghazni provoince in 1987. He has started his primary education at Shahed Abdul Kabir School and completed his secondary education in Sultan Mahmoud high school at Qarabagh District.

            In 2004, he participated in Kankor Examination and passed to Pashto Department of Kabul Education University, Faculty of Literature. He received/got his Bachelor’s Degree from Pashto department in 2008.

After the graduation, Mr. Sahand has become the member of academic staff of Ghazni University and he is still doing this job. In 2012, he was enrolled in Master’s program at Kabul University and completed his Master’s degree in 2013. After the completion of his Mastery, he continued teaching again at Ghazni University.

Mr. Sahand is the founder of Pashto department as well as the head of the department. In additional to this, he has the membership of academic council of Ghazni University, Academic council of the faculty, the committee of strategic planning and he is also the member of university’s cultural committee.

Mr. Sahand is the fond of books and studying, whenever a book comes out of print, he gets it and read it. Besides literature, he has studied so many books about history and religion. In classical Pashto literature, he likes the poetry of Khushal Khan Khatak and Abdul Rahman Baba. And In contemporary literature, he interested in Poetry of Darwish Durany and Fazel Wali Nagar. In Pashto prose and fiction, he is fond of Asaduulah Ghazanfar and Naser Ahmad Ahmady’s writing. And from world literature, he likes the masterpieces of Naseem Hejaz.

5.2. History and Current situation of Pashto Department

Since the inception, the Department of Pashto has done so many things for the service of the indigenous citizens of this country and also this department is committed to serve for our people and society in the future. In 2009, Pashto department started working within the framework of the education faculty of Ghazni University, and in 2014 with the establishment of the literature faculty, it was joined in the framework of that faculty. Every year, tens of the students are enrolled in Pashto department through Kankor Examination. It is worth mentioning that the teachers of this department have always tried their best to teach in a good way, prepare new lecture notes, provide relevant information as well as educational topics and share the best teaching materials to the students, in order to do their religious, faithful and conscientious duty.

5. 3. Reputation of the Academic staff of the Pashto Department







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Mirza Muhammad


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Muhammad Ibrahem


Junior Lecture (Pohanyar)

Head of Quality and Assurance committee






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5. 4. Objectives

Pashto Department intends to play its role, in accordance with international specialized standard in development of Pashto language & literature, educate the children of the country, promote the education and literacy, and keep the culture and literature of the ancestor alive. In addition to its obligation, this department uses the new content of the curriculum and works on its implantation, and all the teachers of the department intend to incorporate and implement new curriculum’s content into upcoming curriculum’s layout.  The objective of the Pashto Department can be summarized as follows:

  • To Introduce Pashto Language and literature scholars, poets, and writers to the people.
  • To develop the ability and capacity of the students.
  • To extant the arts of writing among the youth because of the developments and growth of the country’s literature.
  • To organize literary gathering to enhance students’ abilities.
  • To encourage students reading various literary books.
  • To create an atmosphere of brotherhood and sympathy among students and teachers.
  • Getting benefits of the scholarships to enhance the academic level the teachers.

5. 5. Vision And Mission

5. 5. 1.  Vision:

 Pashto department aims to be recognized as reliable educational institute in the country through its teaching, conduction research and standard services.

5. 5. 2.  Mission:

Every year, Pashto department teaches a large number of students in Pashto language and literature, and indents to train the creator of literature, writing, and other masterpieces for the community. Therefore, the department performs the following functions:

  • To provide facilities for students to participate in the educational process.
  • To present better teaching materials for students.
  • To organize academic conferences and seminars for the overall development of both teachers and students

5. 6. Strengths

  • There are five experienced teachers in this department and all of them are masters.
  • In addition to this, two other teachers are being recruited who have Master’s degree too.
  • All the teachers of this department are familiar with modern technology and computers.
  • All the Teachers of this department have a good and friendly relationship with each other without any bias and discrimination.

5. 7. Weaknesses:

  • Lack of technological materials such as projector, computer and photocopiers.
  • Lack of Sound Recognition laboratory and other audio related equipment.
  • Lack of such library that can solve the problems of both teachers and students.
  • Lack of large and standard class room for students.

5. 8. Obstacles:

  • Lack of administrative and teaching building.
  • Lack of supportive foundation for the publication of academic and research books and journals

For the students.

  • The Process of choosing an advisor and academic subject is very long and tedious.
  • It is very difficult to contact with instructor regarding to solve the problems of writing articles and teaching.
  • Lack of the senior teachers for solving problems.
  • Teachers do not have a suitable place for daily activities and study.

5. 9. Problems:

  • Lack of the adequate security and peaceful environment.
  • Economical problems of the Teachers and Students.
  • Lack of accommodation for teachers
  • Lack of space and building for the faculty of literature.