Courses
 

1. Ph.D. Programme

2. M.A. (Arabic)

3. Junior Diploma in Modern Arabic

 
   

Self-Finance Courses:
1. Certificate Course in Proficiency in Arabic (Six months)

2. Senior Diploma in Modern Arabic (1 year)

3. P. G. Diploma in Translation (Arabic-English) (1 year)

   
Head

Prof. Syeda Talath Sultana

MA, MA(L), PGDTA, M.Phil, Ph.D

   
Chairperson, BOS
Prof. Mehjabeen Akther

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

   
 
 
 

The Department was established in 1919 with three faculty members. Moulana Syed Ibrahim Razvi Adeeb, Moulana Syed Nabi and Moulana Mohammed Abdul Qadeer Siddiqui Hasrath.


Prof. Abdus Sattar Siddiqui who was the Head, Department of Persian functioned as the Head, Department of Arabic. Later, when Dr. Abdul Haque joined the Department, he was sent to Oxford University for pursuing Ph. D. On his return, he was made Head of the Department in 1934. He started the Ph.D. programme in the Department in 1935. Dr. Mohd. Abdul Moid Khan brought international recognition to the Department. Prof. Syed Ibrahim Nadavi and Prof. Mohammed Sultan Mohiuddin of the Dept. were awarded Certificates of Honour by the President of India.


The Department has been publishing its annual research journal "Al-Tanveer" since 1963.
Moulana Mohammed Husamuddin Fazil Memorial Gold Medal has been instituted and is being awarded every year to a student "who passes M. A. in Arabic with highest marks. Another Gold Medal has been instituted in 2009 Entitled Dr. Abul Fazal Memorial Gold Medal for the topper in the Literary History of Arabic Literature.


The Department has awarded 82 Ph.D and 145 M. Phil degrees so far. The Department was instrumental in introducing Arabic as a second language and also as a modern language in undergraduate courses. In order to make the course job oriented three new papers viz: Journalistic Arabic, Arabic Linguistics & Literary Criticism have been included in Semester-IV. Prof. Qamarunnisa Begum has been nominated as a member of Academic Senate of Osmania University for three years from March 2006. The Department has been organizing National and International Seminars & workshops almost every year.


Achievements of the Department:

1. The Department has received a grant of Rs. 38 Lakhs under DRS - I from UGC, New Delhi. The five-year SAP Programme commenced in April 2007
2. Also UGC upgraded the Department from DRS Phase - II (SAP) 2013 - 2018 Rs.50,00,000 Lakhs + One Project Fellow, but the grant not yet released.
3. The Department has received a grant of Rs. 9 Lakhs in 2006 to institute "Dr. Zahid Ali Endowment". The Endowment aims at conducting Bi-Annual Memorial Lecture in the name of the Dr. Zahid Ali and to offer one Fellowship for One Year to One Ph.D. Scholar engaged in the area of promotion of Classic Arabic Literature in India.


Translation Excellence: The Department has specialization in the field of translation & interpretation. A special attention is paid to training the students & scholars to translate the texts from English to Arabic & vice versa. A good number of students of Department have been absorbed in the Multi National Companies as translators & interpreters.


The Department offers special programme for teaching Arabic to those professionals who are being deputed to the gulf countries by the Multi-National Companies.


To meet the overwhelming demand for the part-time diploma courses, the Department started two courses, i.e "Certificate of proficiency in Arabic", and "Senior Diploma in Modern Arabic" under self-finance scheme from the Academic year 2005-06 and to meet the requirement of MNCs, a one year P.G. Diploma in Translation was started in 2008-09.


More than 50 students have been absorbed in leading MNCs, like Wipro, Google, Facebook, Genpact, Microsoft, etc. getting lucrative scales receiving from 4 - 6 Lakhs per annum.
 

Courses Offered

  • Ph.D. Programme

  • M.A. (Arabic)

  • Junior Diploma in Modern Arabic

Self-financed Courses

  • Certificate Course in Proficiency in Arabic (Six months)

  • Senior Diploma in Modern Arabic (1 year)

  • P. G. Diploma in Translation (Arabic-English) (1 year)

Paper Titles of M.A.(Arabic)
 

M.A.I-Semester

M.A.II-Semester

Core - 1: Syntax - I

Core - 1 : Syntax - II

Core - 2: Morphology - I

Core - 2 : Morphology - II

Core - 3: Classical Prose - I

Core - 3 : Classical Prose - II

Elective I-A:History of Classical Arabic Literature - I

Elective I-A:History of Classical Arabic Literature- II

Elective I-B: Study of an author : Jahiz

Elective I-B:Study of a poet : Mutanabbi

Elective II-A: Translation

Elective II-A: Functional Arabic

Elective II-B: Phonetics - I

Elective II-B: Phonetics - II

 

M.A.III-Semester

M.A.IV-Semester

Core - 1: Modern Prose

Core - 1 : Rhetoric & Prosody

Core - 2: History of Modern Arabic Literature

Core - 2 : Literary Criticism

Core - 3:  Classical Poetry 

Core - 3 : Modern Poetry

Elective I-A: Fundamentals of Journalistic Arabic

Elective I-A: Advanced  Journalistic Arabic

Elective I-B: Arab Culture - I

Elective I-B: Arab Culture - II

Elective II-A: Linguistics

Elective II-A: Study of Indo-Arabic Literature

Elective II-B: Fundamentals of Arabic Language

Elective II-B: Project Report

 

Note: Complete details about the course may please be obtained from the Head of the department

 TEACHING FACULTY
  PROFESSORS

Prof. Syeda Talath Sultana, Head of the Department
M.A., M.A.(L), PGDTA, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Specializations: Classical Arabic Literature

Prof. Mehjabeen Akther, Chairperson BOS
M. A., M. Phil., Ph.D.
Specializations: Classical Arabic Literature

Prof. Mohammed Mustafa Shareef
M. A., M. Phil, Ph.D.
Professor
Specializations: Translation, Classical and Indo-Arabic Literature.

Prof. Hafiz Syed Badiuddin Sabri
M. A., M. Phil., Ph.D.
Professor
Specializations: Translation, Classical Arabic Literature

 Academic Consultants
Prof. Mohd. Abdul Majeed,
M. A., M. Phil, Ph. D.
Specializations
: Translation, Modern Arabic Literature

Dr. Mohd. Maqdoom Ahmed Mashoqi
M. A., M. Phil., Ph. D.
Specializations
: Arabic Linguistics & Grammar

Syed Abdur Rahman
M. A., M. Phil., (Ph. D.)
Specializations: Translation, Classical Arabic Literature

   Office Staff

    Mr. H. Chandra Mohan