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If you are new to the assessment department, consider reading the FAQs first. The frequently asked questions appear here for convenience and to educate newcomers to the assessment process. However, you are free to use this page to collaborate with the editors working on this WikiProject. Remember to be bold and open up to the assessment/collaboration process on this project.

Requesting an assessment[edit]

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below. If you are interested in more extensive comments on an article, please use the peer review department instead. Please archive requests that are complete.

  1. Example -- Example (talk) 16:31, 28 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please place new requests (in the format, # [[article name]] -- ~~~~ ) at the bottom of the list. See the example above for reference.

  1. Sindh Premier League -- ⭐️ Starkex ⭐️ 📧 ✍️ 16:01, 8 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  2. Hunza–Nagar Campaign -- Rahim231 (talk) 15:37, 9 Feburary 2024 (UTC)

Editorial debates[edit]

Editorial debates may include disputes over the content in articles. If such a dispute is filed for the editors' considerations, the relevant article's talk pages may be regarded as a staging ground for affairs that need to be resolved. After a consensus (that would still require some votes) debates surrounding issues like sectarianism and nationalism have paved the way for assessment of citations used in the articles on the basis of the Wikipedia's third opinion rules.

If there are citations that need to be judged and evaluated by third-party neutral peers, they need to be discussed here.


An article's assessment is generated from the class and importance parameters in the {{WP Pakistan}} project banner on its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax):

{{WP Pakistan| ... | class=??? | importance=??? | ...}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter:

Articles for which a valid class is not provided are listed in Category:Unassessed Pakistan articles. The class should be assigned according to the quality scale below.

The following values may be used for the importance parameter:

The parameter is not used if an article's class is set to NA, and may be omitted in those cases. The importance should be assigned according to the importance scale below. Rater is a very useful tool for quickly and efficiently assessing articles.

Quality scale[edit]

Importance scale[edit]

The criteria used for rating article importance are not meant to be an absolute or canonical view of how significant the topic is. Rather, they attempt to gauge the probability of the average reader of Wikipedia needing to look up the topic (and thus the immediate need to have a suitably well-written article on it). Thus, subjects with greater popular notability may be rated higher than topics which are arguably more "important" but which are of interest primarily to students of Pakistan.

Note that general notability need not be from the perspective of editor demographics; generally notable topics should be rated similarly regardless of the country or region in which they hold said notability. Thus, topics which may seem obscure to a Western audience—but which are of high notability in other places—should still be highly rated.

Status Template Meaning of Status
Top {{Top-Class}} This article is of the utmost importance to this project, as it forms the basis of all information.
High {{High-Class}} This article is fairly important to this project, as it covers a general area of knowledge.
Mid {{Mid-Class}} This article is relatively important to this project, as it fills in some more specific knowledge of certain areas.
Low {{Low-Class}} This article is of little importance to this project, but it covers a highly specific area of knowledge or an obscure piece of trivia.
None None This article is of unknown importance to this project. It remains to be analyzed.

Statistics in a Glance[edit]

The numbers depicted here are in their hundreds

As can be seen from the graph on the right generated using data depicted in the reports of the Wikipedia editorial teams's Pakistan statistics page. The amount of assessed and unassessed articles has risen dramatically while the amount of articles declared stubs has stayed at a stable percentage increase. What is interesting is the fact that most start articles and B-class articles remain unchanged over the course and no effort is put into improving these articles. It is also visible that we are loosing touch with some featured articles that relate to Pakistan as well.

The team[edit]

Please feel free to add your name to this list if you would like to join the assessment team. Please, preferably, all assessment team members should be registered users and have active home pages.

  1. Masood Leghari (talk · contribs) Religion, Engineering, Cricket, Computer, Politics, International Relations
  2. Alexandar Nicole (talk · contribs) Poetry
  3. Affawn (talk · contribs) Science, Urdu Literature, Poetry
  4. Rachitrali (talk · contribs) Chitral, Khowar, Urdu Gilgit-Baltistan, Literature, Poetry, Pakistan, Languages of Pakistan, Languages of Chitral
  5. Assassin's Creed (talk · contribs)
  6. aiwattoo (talk · contribs)Kundian, Religion , Engineering , Sports
  7. Arunreginald (talk · contribs)
  8. Badkhan (talk · contribs)
  9. Crosji (talk · contribs)
  10. Dost M Khan (talk · contribs)Pathan, Niazi, Mianwali
  11. Essaa Khan (talk · contribs) History, Literature, Politics, Poetry
  12. Empire AS (talk · contribs) Music, TV Shows, Songs
  13. FatehM (talk · contribs)
  14. Starkex (talk · contribs) Pakistan related topics, geopolitics Sindhi language and other stuff
  15. Husein Najmi (talk · contribs) Karachi, Religion, Tourism(Northern Areas)
  16. Idell (talk · contribs)
  17. Islescape (talk · contribs)
  18. Ismail.sultan (talk · contribs) Karachi, Education, Environment, Ports, Engineering
  19. Khani100 (talk · contribs): Hazara, Pakistan; Hazara Division; Tanoli; Tareen; Pakistani literature, Pakistani poets, Qateel Shifai, Hakim Ahmad Shuja, Omer Tarin, Fakir Khana, etc
  20. RealAliAzlan (talk · contribs)
  21. Kdalhr (talk · contribs)
  22. Marsa Lahminal (talk · contribs)
  23. Pashtun Zalmai (talk · contribs)
  24. Mianhammad59 (talk · contribs)
  25. Zayyam123 (talk · contribs)
  26. Mni9791 (talk · contribs)
  27. nesh3 (talk · contribs)
  28. RealKnockout (talk · contribs) Business, Politics, public works, History
  29. Rk12m (talk · contribs)
  30. Sajjad Altaf (talk · contribs)
  31. Sarmadhassan (talk · contribs)
  32. Schajee (talk · contribs)
  33. Shahidburq (talk · contribs)
  34. Shariq r82 (talk · contribs)
  35. Sidhudajutt (talk · contribs) Shiekhupura, Religion, Politics, Employment Inflation
  36. Smsarmad (talk · contribs)
  37. Sonaris (talk · contribs)
  38. Szhaider (talk · contribs)
  39. Taimoors (talk · contribs)
  40. TopGun (talk · contribs)
  41. UAR (talk · contribs)
  42. Umerali2204 (talk · contribs)
  43. uchohan (talk · contribs)
  44. uXuf (talk · contribs)
  45. UzEE (talk · contribs)
  46. Widget-policyq229 (talk · contribs)
  47. Yousaf465 (talk · contribs)
  48. Zaindy87 (talk · contribs)
  49. Zainubrazvi (talk · contribs)
  50. Bonjore (talk · contribs)
  51. Abdarali (talk · contribs)
  52. zakuta101 (talk · contribs)
  53. Salh474 (talk · contribs)
  54. Yasht101 (talk · contribs)
  55. Zeeshani (talk · contribs)
  56. CreativeNorth (talk · contribs)
  57. Muhammad Zubair Aslam (talk · contribs)
  58. Adil Shah of Mardan (talk · contribs)
  59. Mansoor Ijaz (talk · contribs)
  60. Sahara4u (talk · contribs) Sports (specially cricket), Medicine, literature and political history of Pakistan, etc.
  61. Samee (talk · contribs)
  62. Zarghun11 (talk · contribs) swat history,biography
  63. Jogi don (talk · contribs), Geography,History,Computer Science, IT, cities,sociological, etc
  64. Sandman_arabone (talk · contribs) English Literature, Sindhi literature, Poetry, Culture, Geography, History, Fiction etc.
  65. Spasage (talk · contribs)
  66. Haji Ahmad Naeem (talk · contribs)
  67. DdBbCc22 (talk · contribs) (History, art and politics)
  68. Muhammadahmad79 (talk)
  69. Jugni (talk · contribs) Lahore


Backlog: Unassessed Pakistan articles
Goal: 0 articles
Current: 2,045 articles
Initial: 3,164 articles

Backlog: Unknown-importance Pakistan articles
Goal: 0 articles
Current: 9,393 articles
Initial: 9,258 articles

Example assessments[edit]

WikiProject iconPakistan NA‑class Top‑importance
WikiProject iconThis article is within the scope of WikiProject Pakistan, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Pakistan on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
NAThis article has been rated as NA-class on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.
TopThis article has been rated as Top-importance on the project's importance scale.