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  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-1  
  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    
1 Tarikh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Vol. I) : Jameel Jalbi
2 Decan Mein Urdu : Naseeruddin Hashmi
3 Sab-Ras Ek Mutala : Manzar Azmi
4 Neqd-e-Meer : Syed Abdullah
5 Mutala-e-Sauda : Mohammad Hasan
6 Urdu Ki Nasri Dastanen : Gyan Chand Jain
7 Wali Dakani : Sharib Rudaulvi
 
  Course-2    
  Option (i): Literary History of Urdu upto 1857  
Scope      
1 Urdu ka aaghaz-o-irtaqa    
2

Behmani daur mein Urdu adab

 
3 Qutub Shahi daur mein Urdu adab  
4

Adilshahi daur mein Urdu adab

   
5

Shumali Hind mein rekhta goi ka Aghaz aur Wali ke asraat – Khan  Arzoo, Abroo, Shakir Naaji, Mazmoon, Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janan, Shah Hatim

6 Eiham Goi – tahzibi aur adabi moharrikat    
7

Meer-o-Mirza ka ahad – Dard, Sauda, Meer Hasan, Meer

   
8 Dabistan-e-Delhi ke aham rujhanaat    
9 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
10

Atish-o-Nasikh as representatives of Lucknow School

   
11

Insha, Jurat, Mus’hafi

   
12

Ghalib and his contemporaries

   
       
  Books Recommended    
1 Decan Mein Urdu :

Naseeruddin Hashmi

2 Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu :

Jameel Jalbi

3 Sherul Hind :

Maulvi Abdus Salam Nadvi

4 Dilli Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi :

Noorul Hasan Hashmi

5 Delhi Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tehzibi-o-Fikri Pas Manzar :

Mohd. Hasan

6 A History of Urdu Literature :

Mohammad Sadiq

 
  Option (ii) - Social & Cultural Background of Urdu Literature upto 1857
Scope      
1 Tehzeeb ka mafhoom aur adab ke mutale mein uski ahmiyat    
2

Tasawwuf aur bhakti tehreek

 
3

Mushtarka Hindustani tahzeeb

 
4

Urdu adab par mushtarka Hindustani tehzeeb ke asrat

   
5

Urdu zaban ka irtaqa-tareekhi, samaji aur tehzibi awamil

6

Urdu rasmul khat ka tehzibi jaiza

   
7

Urdu ghazal

   
8

Urdu masnavi ka tehzibi mutala

   
9

Social & cultural developments in literature in early 19th Century

10

Impact

   
       
  Books Recommended    
1 Aab-e-Hayat :

Mohammad Hussain Azad

2 Dilli Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi :

Noorul Hasan Hashmi

3 Lucknow Ka Dabistan-e-Shairi :

Abul Lais Siddiqui

4 Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu :

Jameel Jalbi

5 Dehli Mein Urdu Shairi Ka Tahzibi-o-Fikri Pas Manzar  :

Mohd. Hasan

6 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

2 Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Vol. I) :

Jameel Jalbi

3 Sab Ras Ek Mutala :

Manzar Aazmi

4 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
a)         Hua Jab Kufr Sabit Hai Wo Tamghai Musalmani
b)         Tazheek-e-Rozgaar

: Maktaba Jamia
       
  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 Manzar

:

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    
Gulzar-e-Dabistan (first half) :

Qazi Sajjad Hussain

  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)

  Option (i) (b):   Advanced Persia (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)

 

1.         Translation and explanation of Arabic passages into Urdu    
2.         Translation of an unseen passage of Urdu into Arabic     
3.         Grammar   
4.         Composition   
5.         Introduction to the history of Arabic literature (pre-islamic period)

  Books Prescribed    
  Al-Oira’at-Ul-Wahida (Part-I) (1-35 lessons) : Waheed-uz-Zaman
  Arabi Adab Ki Tarikh (Part-I) : Abdul Halim Nadvi
  Grammar    
  Arabi Ka Mu’allim (Part-I) :

Abdus Sattar Khan

  Option (ii) (b) Advanced Arabic-II

   
  (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)
 

1.         Translation and explanation of Arabic passages into Urdu         
2.         Translation of an unseen Urdu passage into Arabic       
3.         Grammar
4.         Composition
5.         Introduction to the history of Arabic  literature (pre-islamic-Umayyad period)

  Books Prescribed:    
1 Al-Qira’at-Ur-Rashida (Part-III) : Abdul Fattah Sabri
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 Khan

 
  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 Talkhees : 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  
  Scope  
 

1.         Lucknow school of poetry
2.         Marsia, masnavi, ghazal and representative poets
3.         Aligarh Movement, trends and traditions
4.         Sir Syed, Hali and Shibli. Origin of critical thought in Urdu
5.         Iqbal’s contribution to Urdu literature
6.         Development of Urdu fiction, short stories and novel
7.         Romanvi and progressive movement in Urdu and its representative writers
8.         Urdu drama and its development
9.         Urdu nazm: Akbar, Iqbal, Josh, Akhtarul-Iman, blank verse and its various forms
10.       Jadid ghazal: Hasrat, Fani, Asghar, Yagana, Jigar, Firaq and Faiz
11.       Modern literature in Urdu poetry after independence

  Books Recommended    
1 Urdu Drama Aur Stage : Masood Hasan Rizvi
2 Influence of English Literature on Urdu Literature : 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
 
  Course-6 Option (ii) - Social & Cultural Background of Urdu Literature after 1857
  Scope  
 

1.         The Socio-cultural atmosphere in Delhi from 1858 to 1990 and itseffected on poetic and literary trends in Delhi
2.         Lucknow school of poetry and its socio-cultural background
3.         Socio-cultural importance of Aligarh movement and its influence on  Urdu literature
4.         The Socio-cultural phenomenon in Delhi and Lucknow as it is reflected in  dastan and novel
5.         The oriental and western sources of Iqbal’s art and thought and their social background
6.         Major trends of literature after 1947
7.         The contribution of Urdu literature in the national movement of India
8.         A socio-cultural study of Urdu satire and humour
9.         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 Namoona : 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 (ii) - 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: 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                              :           Wahid-uz-Zaman
            Part – I (36 end)
            Part – II (1-30)

(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                    :           Abdus Sattar Khan
(c)       Translation                                                       
            Translation from Urdu into Arabic
(d)       Composition                                                    
(e)       Introduction – the History of Arabic Literature General
            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
 

1.        The meaning and concepts of criticism
            interpretation, analysis, value-judgement
2.        The aesthetic views of Plato and Aristotle:
            idea of imitation, catharsis
3.        The role of passion, feeling, imagination and intuition in creative process
4.        The study and the importance of
            form structure technique biographical psychological
5.        Socio-political and cultural context in creative literature
6.        The study of creative language, style and techniques, simile
            metaphor allegory symbol image myth
7.        Archetype stream of consciousness:  individuality and tradition
8.        The nature and importance of “tazkiras” in the history of Urdu criticism
9.        The importance of classical aesthetics with special reference to Arabic, 
            Persian and Sanskrit poetics
10.      The critical concept and theories of Hali and Shibli
11.      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
Scope  
 

1.         Urooz, usool, rukn, sabab, watad, fasla, wazn, behr, mufrad aur murakkab behren, salim mufrad behron mein             ashaar ki taqti.
2.         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.
3.         Tashbih aur arkan-e-tashbih, istiara aur uski qismein, majaz-e-mursal  aur uske ilaqe, kinaya aur uski qismein.
4.         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
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  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 Urdu Novel : Abdus Salam
3 Prem Chand Ka Tanqidee Mutala : Qamar Rais
4 Abdul Haleem Sharar : Sharif Ahmed
5 Mirza Ruswa Hayat-o- Karname :

Adam Shaikh

6 Aziz Ahmad Ki Novel Nigari : S. Athar Javed
 
  Option (i)- 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 Masail : 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 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    :

Aziz Ahmad

  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 Shairi : 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:

 

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Admission Fee                             15/-
Annual Fee                                    12/-
Athletic Fee                                    10/-
Enrolment Fee                            150/-
Identity Card                                  10/-
Lib. Deposit                                500/-
Lib. Fee                                        200/-
N.S.S. Fund                                   20/-
Sexual Harassment                     10/-
Tuition Fee                                  216/-
Univ. Dev. Fee                            300/-

   
       
 
 
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