As An Educationist Allama Iqbal’s Servises And Concept Of Education: A Research And Explanatory Study


  • Dr. Syed Shiraz Ali Zaidi



Philosophy , concepts, education, , Iqbal, textbooks


Allama Iqbal was a great thinker, philosopher, poet as well as an educationist. He started his career as McLeod Arabic reader on 13 May 1899 at the University of Punjab. As MacLeod Arabic reader he translated, compiled, and write books and research articles on different subjects. During the same period, he taught English literature in Islamia college and Govt college Lahore respectively for six months after taking unpaid leave from the university of Punjab. After expiry of his contract as Mcleod Arabic reader at Punjab University he joined Government college Lahore in June 1903 as assistant professor of Philosophy. In 1905 he went to Europe on study leave to pursue the Bar at Law and PhD. Although before he returns from Europe in 1908, he resigned from his job as a teacher. But he continued teaching students in college and universities on the requests of the institutions. He also compiled textbooks of various subjects and was associated with management committees of educational institutes. Allama Iqbal closely observed the eastern and western systems of education and criticizes both due to their shortcomings. Based on his experiences and observation he had the ideas about the education of Indians specially Muslims, which are expressed in his various writings.  Iqbal’s services and ideas as an educationist have been little discussed. In this article a research and explanatory review of Iqbal’s services and concepts as an educationist have been made.



How to Cite

Dr. Syed Shiraz Ali Zaidi. (2023). As An Educationist Allama Iqbal’s Servises And Concept Of Education: A Research And Explanatory Study. Dareecha-e-Tahqeeq, 3(3), 55–74.

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