Assistant Professor ,""
Phone No:03005312494
Email ID:humar@numl.edu.pk


2013 (March)     National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, PhD. in English (Title of Dissertation “Pedagogical Practices of English Language Teachers at the Higher Secondary Level in Pakistan: An Evaluative Study”)

2003                   National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, MA in Linguistics and Literature (First Class Master’s)


2001(Fall)           National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Diploma in English Language


2001                   Gomal University, D.I. Khan (Government Post Graduate College, Bannu), BA English Literature and Political Science


1997                   Government Post Graduate College, Bannu BISE Bannu, Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Science Pre-Medical)


1995                   Government High School No. 2, Bannu City, Secondary School Certificate Examination (Science) 

2004-Present National University of Modern Languages, H-9, Islamabad

General linguistics, applied linguistics

Umar, H. (2012, December). The Political Dimensions of Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 'Cancer Ward’. Journal of Critical Inquiry, (JCI) X(2), 56-79.


Khan, M., Umar, H., Steeley, S. L. (2013) Aligning Objectives, Content, Learning Experiences, and Evaluation in Teaching/Learning of English at Primary and Elementary Levels: A Case Study in Pakistan. Educational Research, IV(5), 387-402.


Mehmood, N., & Umar, H. (2013, Autumn). Translation as Adaptation: An Exploration of Howel and Caroes' English Translation of Khushkhal's Poetry. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, ISSN 1994-7046, XXI(2), 45-68.


Janjua, F., & Umar, H. (2014, December). Inquiry Method for ELT: Effective Constructivist Pedagogy. The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, XXII(3), 97-104.


Umar, H. (2016, June). Reflective Practices in Teaching of English Language at Federal Government Educational Institutions. Journal of Research in Social Sciences-JRSS, IV (2), 11-26.


Yousaf, M., Umar, H, & Habib A. (2017). Communicative Language Teaching (CLT), Role of Grammar and Teachers’ Beliefs. Journal of Research in Social Sciences-JRSS, V(1), 116-123.

Multiculturalism and Multilingualism Impacts on the Pashtun Nation Identity. Joint International Conference by Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar, Pakistan on the theme “the question of Pakhtun identity in the Pak-Afghan region: challenges and prospects” (20 to 22 April, 2016). SBBWU, Peshawar.


The Use of the Mother Tongue [Urdu] in Teaching and Learning a Second Language (English). 1st International Social Sciences Conference on “Bridging the Blur in Social Sciences: Approaching the Changing World of Academic Exploration”. (26th-27th April 2016). Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta.