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Analysis of Examination Papers in Discipline of Islamic Studies Conducted by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Karachi


  1. Dr. Atif Aftab
    HoD/Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Hamdard University Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  2. Dr. Muhammad Bilal Usmani
    Assistant Professor, Humanities Department, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  3. Dr. Syed Muhammad Arsalan Shoeby
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Metropolitan University Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Islamic Studies as a vital discipline at secondary and higher secondary level generally focus on the fundamental beliefs of Islam, teachings of Quran, Sunnah, and Hadith. The examining body at Intermediate and Secondary level is Board of Secondary and Intermediate Education, Karachi. There is an immediate need to analyze the examination papers of Islamic Studies conducted by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Karachi. It is a continuous process. The specific objectives of the study were to analyze the examination papers of Islamic Studies in light of the educational objectives of the Bloom's Taxonomy.A check list was developed. It was found that in multiple choice questions (objective items) generally knowledge domain was assessed in the examination papers of Islamic Studies. In subjective component (short answer questions and long questions) comprehension and application domains are assessed. The higher abilities, like, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation are generally ignored. It is therefore recommend that attention will be made to focus on all cognitive domains along with the prescribed guidelines given by curriculum authorities.

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Analysis, Examination Papers, Intermediate and Secondary level Islamic Studies


Article # 38
Volume # 3
Issue # 2

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DOI Number: 10.47205/jdss.2022(3-II)38
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