To develop and provide literary scholars, the Institute of Southern Punjab established The Department of Urdu in 2015. The department provides thorough knowledge and understanding of Urdu language and literature. The department's first batch had its classes started in the year 2016. In 2018 department of Urdu successfully produced its first a batch of eight literary M.Phil scholars. The programs offered by the department are structured on team-based learning, class presentations, educational seminars and research work. These methods of study ensure and prepare students for future challenges and professional life.