Cambridge O Level Pakistan Studies (2059)

Pakistan Studies

Cambridge O Level Pakistan Studies (2059)

The Cambridge O Level Pakistan Studies syllabus introduces students to the history, culture, geography, environment, and development of Pakistan. They learn about Pakistan's cultural Sway, and about the events which have formed a national identity, from the decline of Mughal power up to 1999. Through their studies, students gain their knowledge about historical events and their concepts and studies all the efforts and hard works done for the creation of Pakistan. In this subject student also studies the geography of Pakistan and the environmental and development difficulties facing the country. This will provide a higher understanding of the interaction between the economy and surroundings, an understanding increased by the study of the various source and views. This syllabus gives all students an acknowledgment of the heritage, the challenges, and opportunities facing Pakistan.

Why do we study ‘Pakistan studies’ and its importance?

PAKISTAN Studies is a subject that targeted on enhancing students' information concerning the history, culture, and the geographic of Pakistan and to instill loyalty within the hearts of students. Different levels of books on Pak studies cover the topics in all of them.

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed at the end of the course with these two components:

Paper1: The history and culture of Pakistan

Paper2: The environment of Pakistan


Advice: It is important that you understand the different types of questions in each component and how you should approach them.

Type: The history and culture of Pakistan

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Marks: 75 marks

Details: You have to answer three questions: one is a compulsory, a source-based question from Section A two questions from a choice of four in Section B.

Percentage: 50%


Type: The environment of Pakistan

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Marks: 75 marks

Details: You have to answer three questions from a choice of five

Percentage: 50%

Skills assessed:

Recall, select, use and communicate knowledge and understanding

Apply knowledge and understanding, through the explanations, analysis and evaluation

Apply skills and interpret a variety of resources.