Prospects and Implications of Students Politics in Educational Institutions of Pakistan


  • Hashmat Ullah Khan School of International and Public Affairs, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China.
  • Shamsuz Zaman School of International and Public Affairs, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China. | Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.



The objective of this study is to critically analyse the problems of students politics in the educational institutions and know about its prospects and implications. This is an important phenomenon playing crucial role in a democratic states like Pakistan. Students politics is an important research problem. There are many underlying questions like what is the importance and prospects of student politics? What are its implications? Why it leads to violence how it can be overcome and more result oriented? Students are the leaders of tomorrow therefore student politics in educational institution of a democratic state like Pakistan is very important phenomenon. It has many prospects like most of the mainstream top seed politicians are the product of student politics, providing educated and well-trained political leaders and workers, strengthen political participation, increase turnout, helpful to address the issues of students and create sense of political awareness, but at the same time it has also many implications like student unions are working as pressure groups, organize strikes, marches, using force against opponent groups, wasting student’s precious time in off-campus activities, intoxication and developed weapon culture. This research is a qualitative in nature and based on critical discourse analysis, descriptive and analytical approaches.


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Khan, H. U., & Zaman, S. (2020). Prospects and Implications of Students Politics in Educational Institutions of Pakistan. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 4(1), 161–170.