About the Journal

Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences (PJSBS) is the official research journal of the University of Malakand. The journal accepts papers from the researchers in social sciences nationwide. However, original and standard manuscripts contributed by authors from outside the University are also accepted for publication.


Dear Readers:
The scientific and research publications of the faculty members and scholars are an important source of gathering updated information. The updated and recent information plays a pivotal role in the social and economic development of the country. Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences (PJSBS) has been publishing original research papers of the research scholars in fields of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, Gender Studies, Social Work, Psychology, Economics, Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Tourism, and Archeology. The research contributions published in the compendium are not only helpful in updating the knowledge but it is also an important source for decision making and open new horizon for the researchers. I am sure that the publications of the Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences shall be well received by all the stakeholders and encourage new research activities among the faculty members and promising research scholars.


Dear Readers:
We publish the journal namely, Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Science (PJSBS). Our goal is to create a new forum for exchange of information on all aspects of social sciences. Future more, scope of the Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences is open to your suggestions. I would like to encourage you to submit original research notes. I wish to see Pakistan Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences develop as an advance social science journal with the balance, changing toward research communication rather than remain a bulletin. The success of this journal depends on your response. I would appreciate your feedback.


University of Malakand is one of the public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, being established through a charter issued by the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 30, 2001 and is recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. The University has been working sincerely towards the attainment of excellence as well as character-building; and to inculcate in its students the spirit of inquiry, research, dedication and zeal, so that they will be able to bring prosperity in the country.

Faculty of Social Science

  • 1). Dean Prof. Dr. Arab Naz
  • 2). Department of Sociology
  • 3)Department of Archeology
  • 4). Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 5). Department of Political Science
  • 6). Department of Psychology
  • 7). Department of Social Work 
  • Department of Economics 
  • Department of Criminology