Persian

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Persian was established in 1864. Persian was introduced as a discipline at the Postgraduate level in 1981. Dedicated teachers have given their best to the department. Research and creative activities are counted among the strengths of the department.

Highly qualified and eminent academicians have been engaged by the Department to meet the challenges of advanced courses. The following eminent scholars and men of letters have served as Chairpersons of the Department:

Maulvi Alamdar Hussain

Maulana Muahmmad Hussain Azad

Qazi Fazal-e-Haq

Dr. Rasheed Ahmad

Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum

Mirza Maqbool Baig Badakhshani

Prof. F.D. Razi

Prof. Manzoor-ul-Haque Usmani

Dr. Zahoor-ud-Din Ahmad

Dr. Hamid Khan Hamid

Dr. AghaYameen

Dr. Zahir Ahmad Siddiqi

Dr. Muhammad Sarwar

Prof. Muhammad Anwar Khan Warraich

Prof. Muhammad Rafique

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Saqib

FACILITIES

The Department holds following sophisticated labs with state-of-the-art equipment:

Workshop and Drawing Hall

Seminar Library

The Department of Persian has some rare Iranian books and Encyclopedias (like Iranica, Britanica) in its rich collection on Persian Language and Literature. The Department also provides facilities like micro-film reader, audio visual aid, computers and internet to its students and researchers.

Centre For Iranian Studies

The Centre for Iranian Studies (Utaq-e- Iranshenasi) has been established at the department. A room in the main building has been renovated by the Cultural Centre (Khana e Farhang) of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Lahore.

Research

In order to promote research culture in the Department of Persian, various research groups have been formed, which are as under:

  • Mysticism
  • Persian Language
  • Persian Literature
  • Ethics
  • Iqbaliat and Modern Persian Literature

Majlis-e-Sufi Tabassum

Majlis-e-Tehqeeq-o-Taleef-e-Farsihas undertaken important research projects and has published a number of books on Persian Language and Literature. These publications have research value and have been appreciated by scholars from Pakistan and abroad.

The Renowned Scholar Prof. Dr. Zahir Ahmad Siddiqi (Distinguished Professor) wrote 07 books titled “Sama Wa Musiqi Tassawuf Mein”, “Allah, Insan Aur Iblees”, “Tassawuf Har Insan Ki Zarurat”, “Ilm-o-Ishq Aur Khawab-o-Kashaf-okaramat Sufiah”, Akhlaq-o-Aadab-e-Sufia”, “Tassawur-e-Khuda” and “Iran Jaan-e-Pakistan” in 2010. Three books of Prof. Dr. Zahir Ahmad Siddiqi titled “Nisf Sadi Ka Qissa”, “Khanqa Nashini wa Khirqa Poshi-e-Sufiah” and Aaena-e- Iran”.

Research Journal

The Department publishes its research journal “Kawish” which is well received by research scholars in Pakistan as well as abroad.

Academic Links

The Department of Persian has signed MOU’s with the following Universities and Institutions of Iran to conduct Research, exchange information, library material and publications:

  • University of Sistan and Balochistan, Zahidan, Iran.
  • Ferdowsi University of Mash’had, Iran.
  • Kitab Khana, Mooza wa Markaz-e-Asnad Majlis-e-Shooraiey Islami Tehran, Iran.

Students and faculty exchange programmes have also been launched with these universities and institutions.

Future Prospects

Qualified students of Persian have a number of career openings. They can join the teaching profession and also work at cultural centres. They can join the Civil and Provincial Services. Electronic and print media also offers vistas to our graduates.

Academic Programs

The department of Persian offers following programs:

Year – 1
Semester – I

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 1101

فارسی نظم و نثر اور دستور فارسی (I)

3

Semester – II
PER – 1201

فارسی نظم و نثر اور علم بیان

3

Year – 2
Semester – III

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 2101

فارسی نظم و نثر اور دستور فارسی (II)

3

Semester – IV
PER – 2201

فارسی نثر و علم بدیع

3

PER – 2202

فارسی نظم و علم بدیع

3

Year – 3
Semester – V

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 3101

ایران میں کلاسیکل فارسی نثر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 3102

ایران میں کلاسیکل فارسی شعر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 3103

دستور پیشر فتہ زبان فارسی

3

PER – 3104

ترجمہ (اردو عبارات کا فارسی ترحمہ)

3

PER – 3105

Computer Applications

3

Semester – VI
PER – 3201

برصغیر میں کلاسیکل فارسی نثر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 3202

برصغیر میں کلاسیکل فارسی شعر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 3203

علم بیان و بدیع و معانی

3

PER – 3204

تحقیق و نقدادبی

3

PER – 3205

ﺍﻧﺸﺎﻯ فارسی

3

Year – 4
Semester – VII

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 4101

ایران میں فارسی ادب کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4102

ایران میں تصوف کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4103

اقبالیات(I)

3

PER – 4104

جدید فارسی نثر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4105

فارسی گفتاری (مقدماتی)

3

PER – 4299

تحقیقی مقالہ

3

Semester – VIII
PER – 4201

برصغیر میں فارسی ادب کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4202

برصغیر میں تصوف کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4203

فارسی گفتاری (II)

3

PER – 4204

اقبالیات(II)

3

PER – 4205

جدید فارسی شعر کے ارتقاء کا تنقیدی جائزہ

3

PER – 4299

تحقیقی مقالہ

3

Persian as an Allied Subject

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Year – 1
Semester – I

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 1101

فارسی نظم و نثر اور دستور فارسی (I)

3

Semester – II
PER – 1201

فارسی نظم و نثر اور علم بیان

3

Year – 2
Semester – III

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PER – 2101

فارسی نظم و نثر اور دستور فارسی (II)

3

Semester – IV
PER – 2201

فارسی نثر و علم بدیع

3

Year – 1
Semester – I

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Per – 7102

شعر فارسی (کلاسیک و جدید)

3

Per – 7104

پیشرفت تاریخی زبان و ادبیات فارسی در ایران

3

Per – 7106

نثر تصوروعرفان

3

Per – 7107

نقدِ ادبی فارسہ (Optional)

3

Per – 7105

روشن تحقیق و مرجع شناسی (Optional)

3

Semester – II
Per – 7202

ﻨﺛﺮﻔﺎﺮﺴﻰ (ﻜﻟﺍﺴﻴﻜ ﻮﺠﺪﻴﺪ )      

3

Per – 7205

انتقاد بر افکار اقبال بر اساس شعر وی

3

Per – 7211

پیشرفت تاریخی زبان و ادب فارسی در شبہ قارہ

3

Per – 7210

شعر تصوف و عرفان (Optional)

3

Per – 7208

فارسی گفتاری پیش رفتہ (Optional)

3

Per – 7209

تاریخ نگاری در ادبیات فارسی (Optional)

3

Per – 7207

دستورِپیشرفتہ،زبان فارسی وعروض وقافیہ (Optional)

3

Year – 2
Semester – III & IV

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Per – 7499

ﻣﻘﺎﻟﮧ ﺗﺤﻘﻴﻘﻰ 

12

Semester – I
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Per  – 8101 نسخہ شناسی ﴿خطی﴾ 3
Per –  8102 آشنایی باعلم العروض 3
Per –  8103 مبانی دستور زبان عربی 3
Semester – II
Per  – 8201 نقد و بررسی کلی در ادبیات فارسی 3
Per  – 8202 سبک شناسی ادب فارسی 3
Optional any one
Per  – 8203 آشنایی بامکتب ھای فلسفی و کلامی 3
Per  – 8204 ادبیات دینی در زبان فارسی 3

 

FACULTY

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Shahid,
PhD (Tehran), Post-Doc (SOAS, UK)

Designation:
Chairperson/Professor

Dr. Babar Naseem Assi,
MPhil (GCUL)

Designation:
Associate Professor

Dr. Tahira Yasmin,
PhD  (GCUL)

Designation:
Assistant Professor

Dr. Aqsa Sajid,
PhD (PU)

Designation:
Assistant Professor

Rizwana Khaliq,
MPhil (GCUL)

Designation:
Lecturer

Dr. Muhammad Sarwar,
PhD (PU)

Designation:
Research Supervisor

Dr. Mazhar Mehmood Shairani,
MPhil (GCUL)

Designation:
Research Supervisor