Department of Urdu
The Department of Urdu was established in 1945. It is the one of the important languages Department of this college. Since its inception the Department has played an important role in establishing relevant specialization such as inter-disciplinary courses like Hindi, Marathi and English etc. The academic curriculum of advance courses is supplemented by numerous seminars on comparative literature, inter-cultural hermeneutics, linguistics, translation, philosophy and aesthetics etc.
At present Urdu was offered as compulsory and optional subject at Under Graduate level. This department has provided with 100% result each year.
To motivate the students for post graduate studies, to impart quality education at all levels of teaching i.e. language, literature, cultural studies and research. A comprehensive syllabus, which we follow, has an inter-disciplinary and inter-cultural which makes the students competent to pursue research in the field of inter-cultural studies which is a requirement in this era of globalization.
To generate interest in Urdu language & literature at higher levels of learning through the following activities:
Conducting under graduate teaching effectively.
Supervising and identifying new areas of research & conducting independent research through various research projects.
Organizing seminars, conferences, workshops, symposia, Mushaira & Musical Programmes.
Publishing research monographs, bibliographies & scholarly books.
Conducting visiting lectures for students by eminent Urdu scholars.
The Dept. of Urdu is well equipped with computer, InPage Urdu software, internet and other facilities essential for generating interest in teaching and learning process. The students are given opportunity to use InPage Urdu software and collect data regarding Urdu language and literature from Internet.
The department has its own library. It has 1000 books on Literature, Criticism, Literary history; and journals. The Library transaction is managed by the students of the Department. These text books and reference books are used extensively by students. Dozens of new books are added to the library collection every year.
Book Release Function ( 22nd February 2014, title of the book : Rang-o-Ahang)
Celebration of Urdu Day (3rd March 2015)
Book Release Function ( 3rd March 2015, title of the book : Parinde To Musafir Hain)
Celebration of International Literary Day (8th September 2015)
Special lecture on “Urdu Aur Qaumi Yakjheti” by Dr. Abdul Rahim Nashtar on 27th February 2016.
Celebration of Urdu Day (3rd March 2016)
Organized Ghazal Competition at college level.
Special lecture on “Jadeed Urdu Ghazal” by Rafique Wasta on 3rd December 2016.
Special lecture on “Urdu Journalism” by Nadeem Siddiqui on 25th February 2017.
Celebration of Urdu Day (3rd March 2017)
Special lecture on “Urdu Ki Shairy ASnaaf” by Dr. Seema Nahid on 14th November 2017
Organized International Seminar titled “Kokan Mein Urdu: Samt-o-Raftar” on 10th February 2018
Celebration of Urdu Day (11th March 2018)