READING TRENDS OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: A SURVEY BASED STUDY OF DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH IN PAKISTANI UNIVERSITIES
The current research deals with reading trends of University students, is about reading habits of Pakistani university students. Largely, it is assumed that Pakistani students do not take interest because of internet and mobile, and they need more attention and focuse to give to reading which will enhance the learning skills of the students. Therefore, the research is conducted to explore and analyze the reading skills of the university students in Pakistan. The researchers selected twenty students randomly selected from the students of Department of English that is prestigious university, The University of Lahore, Sargodha Campus, situated in Sargodha. A Questionnaire of 15 statements was designed. The study resulted that students of Pakistani universities are keenly interested and motivated in reading and they give their extra time to reading instead of hectic routine. However, the need more attention and concentration with handy environment and guideline which are feasible for reading.