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  M.A. URDU (In order of preference)
  Course Requirements Minimum Marks Requirements
B.A. (Hons.) examination in Urdu of University of Delhi or an examination, recognized as equivalent thereto. 40% marks in aggregate
B.A. (Pass)  /  B.A. (Prog.)  examination of University of Delhi or an examination recognized  as equivalent thereto at least 3 papers in Urdu consisting of 100 marks in each. 40% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in Urdu subject

B.A. (H)  /  B.Com.(Pass) /B.Com.(H) examination from Delhi University or an examination   recognized   as  equivalent thereto  with  at  least  2  papers  in Urdu consisting of 100 marks in each paper.

40% marks in aggregate in B.A./B.A.(Prog.) with 40% marks in Urdu subject

Honours examination in a Modern Indian Language or classical language and have been awarded  the  degree of  B.A. under clause 8(d) of Punjabi University.         

40% marks in Honours/B.A.(Prog.) examination

     
  M.A. (URDU) COURSE OF READING
 Each paper of M.A. will carry 100 marks.
Distribution of marks:    
  Home Examination  

10 marks

  Assignment   10 marks
  Semester Examination   75 marks (text 30 marks, critical questions 45 marks)
  Attendance   05 marks
     
SEMESTER-I    
Course-1: Core Course: (Basic Text)  
Books Prescribed:    
1. Sab-Ras : Mulla Wajhi (first half)
2. Kulliyat-e-Quli Qutub Shah (first 25 Ghazals and Poems on Barkha-rut)
3. Diwan-e-Wali (Radif Alif)    
4. Intikhab-e-Kalam-e-Meer : ed. Maulvi Abdul Haq (Radif Alif)
5. Intikhab-e-Sauda (first 25 Ghazals) : ed. Maktaba Jamia
6. Nau Tarz-e-Murassa : Mir Mohd. Husain Ata Khan Tahseen
Books Recommended:
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Tarikh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Vol. I) : Jameel Jalbi
2
Decan Mein Urdu : Naseeruddin Hashmi
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Sab-Ras Ek Mutala : Manzar Azmi
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Neqd-e-Meer : Syed Abdullah
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Mutala-e-Sauda : Mohammad Hasan
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Urdu Ki Nasri Dastanen : Gyan Chand Jain
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Wali Dakani : Sharib Rudaulvi
Course-2
Option (i): Literary History of Urdu upto 1857
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Urdu ka aaghaz-o-irtaqa
Behmani daur mein Urdu adab
Qutub Shahi daur mein Urdu adab
Adilshahi daur mein Urdu adab
Shumali Hind mein rekhta goi ka Aghaz aur Wali ke asraat – Khan Arzoo, Abroo, Shakir Naaji, Mazmoon, Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janan, Shah Hatim
Eiham Goi – tahzibi aur adabi moharrikat
Meer-o-Mirza ka ahad – Dard, Sauda, Meer Hasan, Meer
Dabistan-e-Delhi ke aham rujhanaat
Atharahveen sadi mein Urdu nasr – Karbal Katha, Quran-e-Pak ke tarjume, Nau Tarz-e-Murassa, Qissa-e- Mehr Afroz-o-Dilbar, Ajaib-ul Qasas, Fort-William College Aur Dilli College ki adabi khidmaat
Atish-o-Nasikh as representatives of Lucknow School
Insha, Jurat, Mus’hafi
Ghalib and his contemporaries
Books Recommended:
1
Decan Mein Urdu   Naseeruddin Hashmi
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Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu   Jameel Jalbi
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Sherul Hind   Maulvi Abdus Salam Nadvi
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Dilli Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi   Noorul Hasan Hashmi
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Delhi Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tehzibi-o-Fikri Pas Manzar

  Mohd. Hasan
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A History of Urdu Literature   Mohammad Sadiq
 
Option (ii): Social & Cultural Background of Urdu Literature upto 1857
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Tehzeeb ka mafhoom aur adab ke mutale mein uski ahmiyat
Tasawwuf aur bhakti tehreek
Mushtarka Hindustani tahzeeb
Urdu adab par mushtarka Hindustani tehzeeb ke asrat
Urdu zaban ka irtaqa-tareekhi, samaji aur tehzibi awamil
Urdu rasmul khat ka tehzibi jaiza
Urdu ghazal
Urdu masnavi ka tehzibi mutala
Social & cultural developments in literature in early 19th Century
Impact
Books Recommended:
1
Aab-e-Hayat : Mohammad Hussain Azad
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Dilli Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi : Noorul Hasan Hashmi
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Lucknow Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi : Abul Lais Siddiqui
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Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu : Jameel Jalbi
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Dehli Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tahzibi-o-Fikri Pas Manzar : Mohd. Hasan
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Qaumi Tehzib Ka Mas’ala : S. Abid Hussain
 
Course-3
Option (i): Datailed Study of Decani Urdu Literature
Books Prescribed:
1 Kulliyat-e-Wali (Radif Alif & Ye) : Noorul Hasan Hashmi
2 Kulliyat-e-Siraj (Radif Alif & Ye) : Abdul Qadir Sarwari
3 Phool Ban (first half) : Nishati
4 Qutab Mushtari – Mulla Wajhi : Maulvi Abdul Haq
5 Sab Ras (second half) : Mulla Wajhi
Books Recommended:
1
Decan Mein Urdu : Naseeruddin Hashmi
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Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Vol. I) : ameel Jalbi
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Sab Ras Ek Mutala : Manzar Aazmi
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Urdu Nasr Ka Aghaz-o-Irtaqa : Rafia Sultana
Option (ii): Detailed Study of Urdu Prose in North India upto 1800 A.D.
Books Prescribed:
1 Karbal Katha (3rd and 4th Majlis) : ed. Department of Urdu, University of Delhi
2 Nau Tarz-e-Murassa Edited : Noorul Hasan Hashmi
3 Qissa-e-Mehr Afroz-o-Dilbar : Masood Hussain Khan
4 Ajaeb-ul-Qasas : Shah Alam
Books Recommended:
1 Dastan-e-Tareekh-e-Urdu : Hamid Hasan Qadri
2 Urdu Ki Nasri Dastanen : Gyan Chand Jain
3 Tareekh-e-Nazm-o-Nasr-e-Urdu : Agha Mohammad Baqar
4 Urdu Nasr Ka Fanni Irtaqa : Farman Fatehpuri
Option (iii): Detailed Study of Urdu Poetry in North India upto 1800 A.D.
Books Prescribed:    
1 Intekhab-e-Hatim : ed. Abdul Haq
2 Diwan-e-Abroo (Radif Alif) : Mohammad Hasan
3 Diwan-e-Dard : Maktaba Jamia
4 Qasaid-e-Sauda
: Maktaba Jamia
  a) Hua Jab Kufr Sabit Hai Wo Tamghai Musalmani
b) Tazheek-e-Rozgaar
 
Books Recommended:    
1 Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu : Jameel Jalbi
2 Dilli Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi : Noorul Hasan Hashmi
3 Dehli Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tehzibi Aur Fikri Pas
   Manza
: Mohd. Hasan
4 Mutala-e-Sauda : Mohammad Hasan
5 Urdu Qaseeda Nigari Ka Tanqeedi Jaeza : Mahmood Ilahi
6 Khwaja Meer Dard   Waheed Akhtar
Course 4: Study of a Basic Language  
Option (i)(a): Elementary Persian-I    
(for those students who have not offered Persian as an optional subject in 10+2 or an equivalent examination)
 

Grammar:
Translation from Urdu into Persian
Text (Prose and Poetry)
Grammar:
Ism-e-Ishara, Ya-e-Majhool, Kalam-e-Rabt, Tazkeer-o-Tanees, Huroof-e-Istifham, Zameer-e-Munfasil, Zammer-e-Muttasil
Gardan – Mazi Mutlaq, Mazi Qareeb, Mazi Baeed, Mazi Istamrari, Mazi Shakkia, Mazi Tamannai

Text:    
Books Prescribed:    
1. Gulzar-e-Dabistan (first half) : Qazi Sajjad Hussain
2. Karima-e-Sadi (first half) : Qazi Sajjad Hussain
3. Ghazaliyat-e-Khusro
1. ………….. Shab Jae Ke Man Boodam
2. ………….. Man Deegaram Too Degari. Iqbal (Nazm)
1. Muhavara Ma Bain Khuda-o-Insan
2. Hudi (Naghma-e-Saarbaan-e-Hijaz)
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Option (i)(b): Advanced Persian    
(for those who have offered Persian as an optional subject in 10+2 or an equivalent examination)
  Application, Letter and Composition
Translation from Urdu into Persian
Text (Prose & Poetry)
Books Prescribed:    
1. Gulistan-e-Sadi (1st and 2nd Chapters)    
2. (i) Masnavi Yusuf Zulekha (JAMI) Ilteja-Ba-Rasool-e-Khuda
(ii) Ghazaliyat-e-Hafiz:-
       (a) Agar Aan Turk-e-Sheerazi
       (b) Baya Ta Gul Baafshanem
3. Ghazaliyat-e-Iqbal
1.Fasl-e-Bahar Ein Chuneen Baang-e-Hazar Ein   Chuneen
2.Man Banda-e-Azadam Ishq Ast Imam-e-Man
Option (ii)(a): Elementary Arabic-I  
for those who have not offered Arabic as an optional subject in 10+2 or an equivalent examination)
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Translation and explanation of Arabic passages into Urdu         
Translation of an unseen passage of Urdu into Arabic   
Grammar                                                      
Composition                                                    
Introduction to the history of Arabic literature (pre-islamic period)
Books Prescribed:    
  Al-Oira’at-Ul-Wahida (Part-I) : Waheed-uz-Zaman (1-35 lessons)
  Arabi Adab Ki Tarikh (Part-I) : Abdul Halim Nadvi
  Grammar:    
1 Arabi Ka Mu’allim (Part-I : Abdus Sattar Khan
Option (ii)(b):Advanced Arabic-II    



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(for those who have passed Higher Secondary 10+2 or an equivalentexamination with Arabic as an optional subject. Those who have passed B.A. or B.A. (Hons.) with Arabic will not be allowed to take this option A & B both)

Translation and explanation of Arabic passages into Urdu
Translation of an unseen Urdu passage into Arabic
Grammar
Composition
Introduction to the history of Arabic literature (pre-islamic-Umayyad period)
Books Prescribed:    
1. Al-Qira’at-Ur-Rashida (Part-III) : Abdul Fattah Sabr
2. Kalila-Wa-Damna (first half) : Ibne Muqaffa
3. Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Arabi : Ahmed Hasan Zayyat
  Grammar:    
1. Arabi-Ka Mu’allim Part-III : Abdus Sattar Kh
       
SEMESTER: II    
Course-5: Core Course: Basic Text    
Books Prescribed:    
1. Intikhab-e-Atish (Radif Alif) : ed. Aejaz Husain
2. Fasana-e-Ajaib (first half) : Rajab Ali Beig Suroor
3. Diwan-e-Ghalib (Radif Alif & Ye) : Mirza Ghalib
4. Diwan-e-Momin (Radif-Ye) : ed. Zia Ahmed Badayuni
5. Intikhab-e-Khutut-e-Ghalib : ed. Khaliq Anjum
6. Fasana-e-Azad Talkhee : ed. Qamar Rais

Books Recommended:

   
1. Muqaddema-e-Kalam-e-Atish : Khalilur Rahman Azmi
2. Yadgar-e-Ghalib : Khwaja Altaf HusainHali
3. Mahasin-e-Kalam-e-Ghalib : Abdur Rahman Bijnori
4. Ghalib Shakhsiyat Aur Shairi   Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui
5. Momin Shakhsiyat Aur Shairi : Zaheer Ahmad Siddiqui
6. Dastan Se Afsane Tak : Vaqar Azeem
Course 6:    
Option (i):  History of Urdu Literature since 1857  
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Lucknow school of poetry
Marsia, masnavi, ghazal and representative poets
Aligarh Movement, trends and traditions
Sir Syed, Hali and Shibli. Origin of critical thought in Urdu
Iqbal’s contribution to Urdu literature
Development of Urdu fiction, short stories and novel
Romanvi and progressive movement in Urdu and its representative writers
Urdu drama and its development
Urdu nazm: Akbar, Iqbal, Josh, Akhtarul-Iman, blank verse and its various forms
Jadid ghazal: Hasrat, Fani, Asghar, Yagana, Jigar, Firaq and Faiz
Modern literature in Urdu poetry after independence
Books Recommended:    
1. Urdu Drama Aur Stage : Masood Hasan Rizvi
2. Influence of English Literature on Urdu Literatur : Abdul Latif
3. Urdu Shairi Par Ek Nazar   Kalimuddin Ahmed
4. Iqbal Nai Tashkeel : Aziz Ahmed
5. Marsiye Ki Samajiat : S.M. Aqeel Rizvi
6. Urdu Mein Taraqqi Pasand Adabi Tehreek : Khalilur Rahman Azmi
7. Sir Syed Aur Unke Namwar Rufaqa : Syed Abdullah
Option (ii): Social & Cultural Background of Urdu Literature after 1857
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The Socio-cultural atmosphere in Delhi from 1858 to 1990 and its effected on poetic and literary trends in Delhi
Lucknow school of poetry and its socio-cultural background
Socio-cultural importance of Aligarh movement and its influence on Urdu literature
The Socio-cultural phenomenon in Delhi and Lucknow as it is reflected in dastan and novel
The oriental and western sources of Iqbal’s art and thought and their social background
Major trends of literature after 1947
The contribution of Urdu literature in the national movement of India
A socio-cultural study of Urdu satire and humour
A critical study of Urdu novel and afsana under the western influence
Books Recommended:    
1. Tarikh-e-Awadh (Vol. IV) : Najmul Ghani
2. Mashriqi Tamaddun Ka Aakhri Namoon : Abdul Haleem Sharar
3. Awadh Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tahzibi Pas Manzar : Mohd. Hasan
4. Urdu Mein Roomanvi Tehreek : Mohd. Hasan
5. Iqbal Nai Tashkeel : Aziz Ahmad
6. Asri Adab : Jadeed Adab Number
Course 7    
Option (i): Special Study of Urdu Masnavi  
Books Prescribed:    
1. Shola-e-Ishq : Meer Taqi Meer
2. Sehrul Bayan : Meer Hasan
3. Gulzar-e-Naseem : Daya Shankar Naseem
4. Zehr-e-Ishq : Mirza Shauq
5. Shahnama Vol. (ii) : Hafeez Jalandhari
Books Recommended:    
1. Urdu Masnavi Ka Irtaqa : Abdul Qadir Sarwari
2. Urdu Masnavi Shumali Hindi Mein : Gyan Chand Jain
3. Urdu Masnavi Ka Irtaqa : S. Mohd. Aqeel Rizvi
4. Hindustani Qisson Se Makhuz Urdu Masnaviyan : Gopi Chand Narang
5. Urdu Ki Teen Masnaviyan : Khan Rasheed
Option (ii): Special Study of Qasida & Marsia  
Books Prescribed:    
  I. Qasida    
  1. Zauq : Zahe Nishat Agar Keejiye Ise Tehreer
  2. Ghalib : Dehr Juz Jalwa-e-Yaktaey-e-Mashooq Naheen
  3. Mohsin Kakorvi : Simte Kashi Se Chala Janib-e-Mathura Badal
  II. Marsia    
  1. Dabeer : Kis Sher Ki Aamad Hai Ke Ran Kanp Raha Hai
  2. Anees : Farzand-e-Payambar Ka Madeene Se Safar Hai
  3. Iqbal : Walda Marhooma Ki Yaad Mein
Books Recommended:    
1. Urdu Qasida Nigari Ka Tanqeedi Jaeza : Mahmood Ilahi
2. Urdu Mein Qasida Nigari : Abu Mohammad Sahar
3. Mavazna-e-Anees-o-Dabeer : Shibli Nomani
4. Marsiye Ki Samajiat : S.M. Aqeel Rizvi
5. Anees Shanasi : Gopi Chand Narang
6. Iqbal Ki Terah Nazmen : A.A. Ansari
7. Marasi-e-Anees Mein Dramai Anasir : Sharib Rudaulvi
Option (iii): Special Study of Urdu Prose Genres
Books Prescribed:    
1. Oode-Hindi : Mirza Ghalib
2. Maqalat-e-Sir Syed (Vol. I) : Sir Syed
3. Sherul Ajam (Vol. IV) : Shibli Nomani
4. Nerang-e-Khayal : Mohd. Husain Azad
5. Ashufta Bayani Meri : Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui
Books Recommended:
1. Sir Syed Aur Unke Namwar Rufaqa : Syed Abdullah
2. Khutoot-e-Ghalib : Ghulam Rasool Mehar
3. Mohd. Husain Azad : Aslam Farrukhi
4. Maqalat-e-Yaum-e-Shibli : A. Hamid
5. Rasheed Ahmed Siddiqi    
6. Aasar-o-Aqdaar : Asghar Abbas
Course 8: Study of a Basic Language  
Anyone of the following options:    
Option (i)(a): Elementary Persian    
  Grammar:
Translation from Urdu into Persian
Text (Prose & Poetry)
   
  Grammar:    
  Fail-e-Lazim-o-Mutaddi, Ism-e-Mausool, Ism-e-Sifat
Ism-e-Adad & Sifat-e-Adadi, Ism-e-Halya
Ism-e-Fa’el, Ism-e-Maf-ool.
GARDAN: Fail-e-Mustaqbil, Muzara, Hal, Amr-o-Nehi
 
Books Prescribed:    
1. Gulzar-e-Dabistan – (2nd Half) : ed. Qazi Sajjad Hussain
2. Karima-e-Sadi – (2nd Half) : ed. Qazi Sajjad Hussain
3. Ghazaliyat-e-Hafiz    
  I.  (a) Saba Ba Lutf Bugo Aan Ghazal-e-Rana Ra
II. (b) Dil Mee Rawad Ze Dastaam Sahib Dilan Khudara
 
4. Iqbal (Nazm)    
  I. Taskheer-e-Fitrat
II. Fasl-e-Bahar
III. Saqi Nama
   
Option (i)(b): Advanced Persian    
  Application, Letter & Composition
Translation from Urdu into Persian
Text (Prose & Poetry)
   
Books Prescribed:    
1. Gulistan-e-Sadi (3rd & 4th Chapters) : ed. Qazi Sajjad Hussain
2. Khusro – Ghazaliyat:
(i) Che Balast Az Do Chashmat Nazar-e-Ba Naaz Kardan
(ii) Ae Meer Hama Shakkar Faroshan
 
3. Ghalib - Ghazaliyat
(i) Pas Az Kushtam Ba Khabam Deed Nazam Badgumani Ra
(ii) Haq Jalva Gar Ze Tarze Bayan-e-Mohammad Ast
 
4. Iqbal - Ghazaliyat
(i) Az Chashm-e-Saqi Mast-o-Sharabam
(ii) Fursat-e-Kashmakash Madeh Ein Dil-e-Beqarar Ra
(iii) Ae Keh Ze Man Fazooda-e-Garmi-e-Ah-o-Nala-Ra
(iv) Choon Charagh-e-Lala Sozam Dar Khayaban-e-Shuma
 
Option (ii)(a): Elementary Arabic-I  
  (a) Text
     Translation & Explanation of Arabic Text into Urdu
 
Books Prescribed:    
1. Al-Qiratual Wahida
Part – I (36 end)
Part – II (1-30)
: Wahid-uz-Zaman
  (b) Translation of an unseen passage of Urdu into Arabic
(c) Grammar
Part – II (1-30)
Arabi Ka Mu’allim, Part – II
(d) Composition
(e) Introduction to Arabic Literature
 
  (Early Islamic Period)    
  Arabi Adab Ki Tarikh : Abdul Halim Nadvi
Part-II    
Course (ii)(b):Advanced Arabic – II    
  (a)        Text    
Books Prescribed:    
1. Al-Qiraatul Rashida Part-IV : Abdul Fattah Sabri
2. Kalila Wa Damna (Second Half)
(b) Grammar
   
  Arabi Ka Mu’allim Part-IV
(c) Translation
Translation from Urdu into Arabic
(d) Composition
(e) Introduction – the History of Arabic Literature General
: Abdus Sattar Khan
  Tarikh-e-Adabiat-e-Arabi : Ahmad Hasan Zayyat
       
SEMESTER-III    
Course 9: Core Course:  (Basic Text)  
Books Prescribed:    
1. Mazameen-e-Sir Syed : Sir Syed
2. Muqaddema-e-Sher-o-Shairi : Hali
3. Maqalat-e-Shibli-I : Shibli
4. Bal-e-Jibreel : Iqbal
5. Intikhab-e-Akbar : ed. S.R. Kidwai
6. Intikhab-e-Josh : ed.Ehtesham Hussain
Books Recommended:    
1. Aligarh Magazine : Aligarh Number
2. Sir Syed Aur Unke Namvar Rufaqa : Syed Abdullah
3. Urdu Nasr Ka Fanni Irtaqa : Farman Fatehpuri
4. Sher-e-Iqbal : Abid Ali Abid
5. Akbar Allahabadi : Khwaja Mohammad Zakariya
6. Josh Ek Mutala : ed. Qamar Rais
Course 10:    
Option (i): Literary Criticism    
  Scope:     
  Mashriqi tanqeed
Maghribi tanqeed
   
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The meaning and concepts of criticism interpretation, analysis, value-judgement
The aesthetic views of Plato and Aristotle: idea of imitation, catharsis
The role of passion, feeling, imagination and intuition in creative process
The study and the importance of form structure technique biographical psychological
Socio-political and cultural context in creative literature
The study of creative language, style and techniques, simile metaphor allegory symbol image myth
Archetype stream of consciousness: individuality and tradition
The nature and importance of “tazkiras” in the history of Urdu criticism
The importance of classical aesthetics with special reference to Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit poetics
The critical concept and theories of Hali and Shibli
Different schools of criticism
     (a) Aesthetic and impressionistic criticism
     (b) Marxist approach in criticism
     (c) Psycho-analysis
     (d) Stylistics, structuralism and deconstruction
Books Recommended:    
1 Sher-ul Ajam : Shibli
2 Muqaddema-e-Sher-o-Shairi : Hali
3 Usool-e-Intiqad-e-Adabiat : Abid Ali Abid
4 Mashriq-o-Maghrib Mein Tanqeedi Tasawurat Ki Tarikh : Mohd. Hasan
5 Sakhtiyat, Pas Sakhtiyat Aur Mashriqee-Sheriyat : Gopi Chand Narang
6 Adabi Istelahaat Ki Wazahati Farhang : Ateequllah
7 Jadeed Urdu Tanqeed Usool-o-Nazaryat : Sharib Rudaulvi
8 Clasikiyat Aur Roomanwiyat : ed. Ali Javed
9 Iqbal Ki Shairy Mein Pekar Tarashi : Tauqeer Ahmad Khan
Option (ii): Study Urdu Prosody, Poetics and Rhetoric
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Urooz, usool, rukn, sabab, watad, fasla, wazn, behr, mufrad aur murakkab behren, salim mufrad behron mein ashaar ki taqti.
Sher ki tarif, wazn aur qafia, lafz-o-m’aani ka rishta, khayal, takhayyul aur mahakat, sher ki taseer, fasahat-o-  balaghat, jiddat-e-ada, sadgi, asliat aur josh.
Tashbih aur arkan-e-tashbih, istiara aur uski qismein, majaz-e-mursal aur uske ilaqe, kinaya aur uski qismein.
Eiham, maraat-un-nazeer, husn-e-ta’aleel, tajahul-e-arifana, laff-onashr: murattab aur ghair murattab, talmih, tajnis, siya-qat-ul-aadad, tausheeh, tansiq-us-sifat, tarsie, saja’, tarikh, baraat-e-istehlal, tazad, taujih, rujoo, idmaj.

Books Recommended:    
1 Miraat-ush-Sher : Maulvi Abdur Rehman
2 Behr-ul-Fasahat : Najmul Ghani
3 Muqaddema-e-Shero-Shairi : Hali
4 Sher-ul-Ajam (Vol. IV) : Shibli
5 Tasheel-ul-Balaghat : Sajjad Mirza
6 Hadaiq-ul-Balaghat : Sehbai
7 Dars-e-Balaghat : ed. Taraqui-e-Urdu Board
8 Aina-e-Balaghat : Mirza Mohd. Askari
Course 11: Special Study of Prose Forms  
Option (i): Special Study of Urdu Novel  
Books Prescribed:    
1 Firdos-e-Bareen : Sharar
2 Umrao Jaan Ada : Ruswa
3 Gaudan : Prem Chand
4 Eak Chader Maili Si : Rajinder Singh Bedi
5 Gurez : Aziz Ahmad
Books Recommended:    
1 Novel Kya Hai : Ahsan Faruqi
2 Beesween Sadi Mein : Abdus Salam Urdu Novel
3 Prem Chand Ka Tanqidee : Qamar Rais Mutala
4 Abdul Haleem Sharar : Sharif Ahmed
5 Mirza Ruswa Hayat-o- : Adam Shaikh Karname
6 Aziz Ahmad Ki Novel Nigari : S. Athar Javed
Option (ii): Special Study of Short-Story  
Books Prescribed:    
1 Prem Chand Ke Numainda Afsane : ed. Qamar Rais
2 Do Hath : Ismat Chugtai
3 Apne Dukh Mujhi Dedo : Rajinder Singh Bedi
4 Zindagi Ke Mor Par : Krishan Chander
5 Manto Ke Numainda Afsane : ed. Athar Parvez
6 Intizar Husain Ke Numainda Afsane : ed.Intizar Husain
Books Recommended:    
1 Naya Afsana, Masail Aur Mailanat : ed. Qamar Rais
2 Urdu Afsana, Riwayat Aur Masai : ed. Gopi Chand Narang
3 Taraqqi Pasand Adabi Tehreek Aur Urdu Afsana : Sadique Ali
4 Manto Na Noori Na Nari : Mumtaz Shirin
5 Asri Agahi : Bedi number
       
Course 12:    
Option (i): Essay and Translation    
  Essay
Translation
Essay on any literary subject (an author, movement or trend)
Importance of Translation, Principles and Techniques
Forms and Terminologies
History of Translation, Institutions and Prominent Translators
 
Books Recommended:    
1 Urdu Ka Behtareen Inshai Adab : Waheed Quareshi
2 Tarjuma-Fan Aur Rivayat : Qamar Rais
3 Maghribi Adabiyat Ke Urdu Tarajim : Meer Hasan
4 The Art of Translation : Theodore
Option (ii): Dissertation    
  With the approval of the committee of courses
Dissertation
(not less than fifty pages)
Viva-Voce
   
Option (iii): Mass Media    
  Scope:    
  Study and practice of creative expression in mass media with special reference to radio, T.V. plays documentary, radio feature, drama, commentary, film presentation documentary technology, news feature reportage and scenarios.
Books Recommended    
1 Urdu Mass Media : ed. Fazl-ul-Haque
2 Khabar Nigari : Shafe’ Qidwai
3 Awami Zara-e-Tarseel-o-Iblagh : Ashfaq Mohd. Khan
4 Television Nashariat : Anjum Usmani
       
SEMESTER IV    
Course 13: Core Course: (Basic Text)  
Books Prescribed:    
1 Surood-e-Zindagi : Asghar Gondvi
2 Ghubar-e-Khatir : Abul Kalam Azad
3 Ghalib Shakhsiat Aur Shairi : Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui
4 Dast-e-Saba : Faiz Ahmed Faiz
5 Gule-e-Naghma : Firaq Gorakhpuri
6 Gardish-e-Range-e-Chaman : Qurrat-ul-Ain Haider
Books Recommended:    
1 Farogh-e-Urdu : Asghar Gondvi Number
2 Ghubar-e-Khatir Ka Tanqeedi Mutala : Malikzada Manzoor Ahmad
3 Rasheed Ahmed Siddiqui Ahwal-o-Aasar : ed. Malik Ram
4 Naqd-e-Faiz : Naseem Abbasi
5 Qurat-ul-Ain Haider Ek Mutala : ed. Irteza Karim
6 Firaq : Kamil Qureshi
Course 14: Poetic Forms and Techniques  
Option (i): Special Study of Jadeed Ghazal  
Books Prescribed:    
1 Intikhab-e-Hasrat : Hasrat Mohani
2 Baqiat-e-Fani : Fani
3 Ghazaliat-e-Faiz : Faiz
4 Gul-e-Naghma : Firaq
5 Ghazal : Majrooh Sultanpuri
Books Recommended:    
1 Jadid Ghazal : Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqi
2 Hasrat Ki Shair : Yusuf Hussain Khan
3 Urdu Shairi Par Ek Nazar : Kaleem uddin Ahmad
4 Naqd-e-Faiz : Nasim Abbasi
5 Asri Adab : Jadid Adab Number
6 Chiragh : Majrooh Number
Option (ii): Special Study of Jadeed Nazm  
Books Prescribed:    
1 Bint-e-Lamhat : Akhtar-ul-I’man
2 Iran Mein Ajnabi : Noon Meem Rashid
3 Zindan Nama : Faiz
4 Aahang : Majaz
5 Bisat-e-Raqs (only Nazms) : Makhdoom
Books Recommended:    
1 Jadeed Urdu Shairi : Abdul Qadir Sarwari
2 Sher-e-Nao : Mohammad Hasan
3 Urdu Mein Nazm-e-Moarra Aur Azad Nazm : Haneef Kaifi
4 Quarterly “Saughat” – Bangalore : Jadeed Urdu Nazm Number
5 Nazm-e-Jadeed Ki Karvaten : Wazeer Agha
6 Aligarh Magazine : Majaz number
Option (iii): Urdu Literature in Pakistan (Socio-Cultural Background of Pakistani Lit.)
  Trends in Poetry:    
  Nasir Kazmi, Muneer Niazi, Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi, Majeed Amjad,
Parveen Shakir, Ahmad Faraz, Khalid A. Aziz
  Trends in Prose:    
1 Dasht-e-Wafa : Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi
2 Khuda Ki Basti : Shaukat Siddiqui
3 Khayal Paarey : Mushtaque Yusufi
4 Khakam Badahan : Mushtaque Yusufi
5 Intizar Hussain Ke Numainda Afsane : ed. Intizar Husain
Books Recommended:    
1 Asri Adab : Pakistani Adab number
2 Pakistani Adab Aur Culture : Nishat Shahid
3 Monthly ‘Alfaz’ Aligarh : Intizar Husain number
4 Urdu Adab Ki Mukhtasar Tareen Tareekh : Saleem Akhtar
5 Monthly ‘Afkar’ : Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi number
Course 15:    
Option (i): Inshaiya & Khaka    
Books Prescribed:    
1 Pitras Ke Mazameen : Pitras Bukhari
2 Mazameen-e-Farhat : Farhat ullah Baig
3 Ifadat-e-Mehdi : Mehdi Efadi
4 Ganj Hae Gran Maya : Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqi
5 Chand Ham Asr : Maulvi Abdul Haq
6 Gard-e-Rah : Kanhayya Lal Kapoor
Books Recommended:    
1 Urdu Ka Behtreen Inshai Adab : Waheed Qureshi
2 Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqi Ahwal-o-Asaar : ed. Malik Ram
3 Abdul Haq : Mukhtaruddin Ahmad
4 Mehdi Efadi : Feroz Ahmad
Option (ii): Urdu Drama    
Books Prescribed:    
1 Inder Sabha : Amanat Lucknowi
2 Silver King : Agha Hashr
3 Anar Kali : Imtiaz Ali Taj
4 Khana Jangi : Mohammad Mujeeb
5 Zahak : Mohammad Hasan
Books Recommended:    
1 Avadh Ka Shahi Aur Awami Stage : Masood Hasan Rizvi
2 Urdu Drame Ka Irtaqa : Ishrat Rehmani
3 Agha Hashr Aur Unke Drame : Vaqar Azeem
4 Urdu Drama Fan Aur Riwayat : Shahid Hussain
Option (iii): Biography    
Books Prescribed:    
1 Hayat-e-Saadi : Altaf Hussain Hali
2 Siratun Nabi Vol. I : Shibli Nomani
3 Aap Beetee : Abdul Majid
4 Zikr-e-Iqbal : Abdul Majeed Salik
5 Yadon Ki Barat : Josh
Books Recommended:    
1 Urdu Mein Sawaneh Nigari : Shah Ali
2 Urdu Mein Sawaneh Nigari Ka Irtaqa : Altaf Fatima
3 Urdu Mein Sawaneh Nigari : Mumtaz Fakhira
4 Nuquoosh : Aap Beetee Number
Course 16: Special Study of an Author  
Option (i): Ghalib    
Books Prescribed:    
  1. Deewan-e-Ghalib
2. Ood-e-Hindi
   
Books Recommended:    
1 Yadgar-e-Ghalib : Hali
2 Mahasin-e-Kalam-e-Ghalib : Abdur Rehman Bijnori
3 Ghalib Shakhs Aur Shair : Majnoon Gorakhpuri
4 Ghalib Aur Ahang-e-Ghalib : Yusuf Hussain Khan
5 Zikr-e-Ghalib : Malik Ram
6 Ghalib Shanasi : Zoe Ansari
Option (ii): Shibli    
Books Prescribed:    
  1. Maqalat-e-Shibli Volume-I
2. Al-Farooq
3. Mawazna-e-Anis-o-Dabeer
4. Sher-ul-Ajam Vol. IV
   
Books Recommended:    
1 Hayat-e-Shibli : Syed Suleman Nadvi
2 Shibli Nama : Sheikh Mohammad Ikram
3 Maqalat-e-Yaum-e-Shibli : Hamid Ahmad
4 Adeeb Aligarh : Shibli number
5 Sir Syed Aur Unke Namwar Rufaqa : Syed Abdullah
Option (iii): Iqbal    
Books Prescribed:    
  1. Kulliyat-e-Iqbal, Urdu
2. Mazameen-e-Iqbal
   
Books Recommended:    
1 Sher-e-Iqbal : Abid Ali Abid
2 Rooh-e-Iqbal : Yusuf Hussain Khan
3 Fikr-e-Iqbal : Khaleefa Abdul Hakeem
4 Iqbal Nai Tashkeel : Aziz Ahmad
5 Naqsh-e-Iqbal : Usloob Ahmed Ansari
6 Iqbal Ki Shairy Mein Paikar Tarashi : Tauqeer Ahmad Khan
7 Sheryaat-e-Bal-e Jibreel : Tauqeer Ahmad Khan
Option (iv): Prem Chand    
Books Prescribed:    
1 Maidan-e-Amal : Prem Chand
2 Mazameen-e-Prem Chand : Prem Chand
3 Prem Chand Ke Numainda Afsane : ed. Qamar Rais
4 Gaudan : Prem Chand
Books Recommended:    
1 Prem Chand Ka Tanqeedi Mutala : Qamar Rais
2 Prem Chand Hayat-e-Nao : Manik Tala
3 Prem Chand Kahani Ka Rahnuma : Jafar Raza
4 Qalam Ka Sipahi : Amrit Rai
5 Prem Chand Ke Novelon Mein Nisvani Kirdar : Dr. Shamim Nikhat
Fee: The following shall be the fees prescribed for the programme:
 
Admission Fee
Annual Fee
Athletic Fee
Enrolment Fee
Identity Card
Lib. Deposit
Lib. Fee
N.S.S. Fund
Sexual Harassment
Tuition Fee
Univ. Dev. Fee
- Rs.
15/-
12/-
10/-
150/-
10/-
500/-
200/-
20/-
10/-
216/-
300/-
 
 
 
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