Reading is an essential skill, which further paves the way for excellence in life both academically and non-academically. Reading habit does not necessarily include the reading of academic texts, but it also includes reading for pleasure, reading for information, reading for knowledge etc. It can also be a valuable essence to constructively progress the academic achievements of the students. The present study investigated the reading habits of Pakistani university students. The sample of the study was 600 university pupils from various disciplines of 6 universities. The quantitative survey showed that students were not inclined towards reading habits other than their course books.
1-Ayesha Butt Assistant Professor, TESOL, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Mohibullah Khan Marwat Professor, Sports Sciences and Physical Education, University of Lahore, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Fariha Gul Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.