Persian

Full Time Degree Programmes and Part Time Programmes in Persian Academic Year 2019-2020

Introduction

University of Mumbai

Department of Persian

Introduction:

University Department of Persian, was started with effect from 9th June, 1993, after dividing the then Department of Foreign Languages, which was in its turn, established in 1964. It is housed in the University of Mumbai’s, Justice Ranade Bhavan, B Wing, 2nd Floor, Vidyanagari Campus, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai – 400 098.

Persian has a centuries old long history in this country. Persian was still the official language and the language of the elites when the University of Mumbai was established in the year 1857 A.D. Even before the University came up, Persian was widely taught in all the then existing institutions. University teaching of Persian is almost as old as the University itself.

The separate and independent Department of Persian enjoys academic freedom and ample opportunities to grow and develop on its own independently. The Department offers following Part Time as well as Full Time Courses in Persian:

  1. M.A. Part – I in Persian
  2. M.A. Part – II in Persian
  3. Ph.D. Degree Course in Persian
  4. Certificate Course in Persian
  5. Diploma Course in Persian
  6. Advanced Diploma Course in Persian

All the courses at the Department are organized and conducted as per the rules of the University of Mumbai.

Address (Office)

221, Second Floor, Ranade Bhavan, B Wing,

Vidyanagari Campus, Santacruz (East),

Mumbai 400098

Tel. No. 022 2654 3316/3319

Working hours: 10:00am to 6pm

Email: deptofpersian@old.mu.ac.in

Dr. Sakina I. H. Khan

(Head, Department of Persian)

Research & Development Lab :

We have common language Laboratory facility with other languages.
Equipments :

We have T.V., V.C.R. and Tape recorder as an audio visual teaching aid.

Library

Dept. of Persian has established its own library in the past few years. As of now departmental library contains around 1600 books.

Courses

The University Department of Persian offers following Part Time as well as Full Time Courses in Persian:

  1. Certificate Course in Persian
  2. Diploma Course in Persian
  3. Advanced Diploma Course in Persian
  4. M.A. Part – I in Persian
  5. M.A. Part – II in Persian
  6. Ph.D. Degree Course in Persian

All the courses at the Department are organized and conducted as per the rules of the University of Mumbai.

  1. REVISED SYLLABUS FOR CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PERSIAN
  1. Ordinance:

Course Title:                Certificate Course in Persian

Eligibility:                    SSC or HSC

Regulations:

Duration:                     One academic year.

Examination pattern: Annual Examination Pattern

Passing Marks:            50% of the total marks in the written and viva voce examinations separately.

Fee Structure:

a.         Tuition fee                   =          700

b.         Registration fee          =          100

c.         Examination fee          =          as per University norms

Intake Capacity:          40 candidates

Teaching hours:          3 hrs per week

Scheme of Paper and Examination:

Written Exam              =          100 Marks

Viva Voce Exam          =          50 Marks

Prescribed Book:

Persian Language Training Course, Preliminary to Advanced Level (Daura-e Aamozish-e

Zabaan-e Faarsi) ,Vol.1 by Mehdi Zarghamian

Readings:

Persian Language Teaching Book, Azfa Series by Yadollah  Samareh

Persian Language, Book One: Basic Lessons by Ahmad Saffar Muqaddam

Gulistan-e-Farsi (Part-I) by Farook Bauccha, Port Louis, Mauritius

Ketaab-e Faarsi baraiye Kelaas-hay Moqaddemaati, DU, New Delhi

Jadeed Ketab-e Farsi, Part-I, Aafaaq Ahmed Irfani, Aligarh

1.         Paper pattern for Written Examination:

Q.1      Translation of the prescribed Persian texts into English 4/6         =              20

Q.2      Essay writing in Persian  1/3                                                          =              10

Q.3      Questions on the given Persian passage.                                       =              10

Q.4.a   Meaning of the Persian words (any five)                                       =              05

Q.4.b   Sentence Making into Persian (any five)                                       =              05

Q.4.c    Singular and Plural forms of word (any five)                                 =              05

Q.4.d   Making negative form of sentences  (any five)                             =              05

Q.4.e   Making interrogative form of sentences (any five)                       =              05

Q.4.f    Choosing of Correct Verbs (any five)                                             =              05

Q.4.g   Persian of the English words (any five)                                          =              05

Q.4.h   Fill in the blanks (any five)                                                             =              05

Q.4.i    Verb Conjugation into Persian (Present Tense)                             =              05

Q.4.j    Verb Conjugation into Persian (Past Tense)                                  =              05

Q.4.k    Name of the Iranian week into Persian                                         =              05

Q.4.l    Name of the colours into Persian (any five)                                  =              05

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Total     100 Marks

2.         Viva Voce Examination Pattern:

a.         Dictation              =        20

b.         Reading               =        10

c.         Conversation       =        20

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Total 50 Marks

  1. REVISED SYLLABUS FOR DIPLOMA COURSE IN PERSIAN
  1. Ordinance

Course Title:                Diploma Course in Persian

Eligibility:                    SSC or HSC + Certificate Course in Persian from University Department of Persian or direct admission to diploma course on the basis of prior knowledge of language by qualifying Diploma Entrance Test.

Regulations:

Duration:                     One academic year.

Examination pattern:  Annual Examination Pattern

Passing Marks:            50% of the total marks in the written and viva voce examinations separately.

Fee Structure:

a.         Tuition fee                   =          900

b.         Registration fee          =          100

c.         Examination fee          =          as per University norms

Intake Capacity           :           30 candidates

Teaching hours           :           3 hrs per week Scheme of Paper and Examination:

Written Exam              =          100 Marks

Viva Voce Exam          =          50 Marks

Prescribed Book:

1.   Persian Language Training Course, Preliminary to Advanced Level (Daura-e Aamozish-e Zabaan-e Faarsi) ,Vol.2 by Mehdi Zarghamian

Readings:

1.         Persian Language Teaching Book, Azfa Series by Yadollah  Samareh

2.         Persian Language, Book  Two: The Capital of Iran by Ahmad Saffar Muqaddam

3.         Jadeed Ketab-e Farsi, Part – II, Aafaaq Ahmed Irfani, Aligarh

4.         Jadeed Ketab-e Farsi, Part – III, Aafaaq Ahmed Irfani, Aligarh

1.         Paper pattern for Written Examination:

Q.1.a   Translation from the prescribed Persian texts into English.4/6    =              20

Q.1.b   Translation of the unseen Persian texts into English.2/4              =              10

Q.1.c    Translation of an unseen English passage into Persian.                =              10

Q.2.a   Essay writing in Persian. 1/3                                                          =              10

Q.2.b   Letter writing in Persian (informal). 1/2                                       =              10

Q.2.c    Questions on the given Persian passage.                                       =              10

Q.3.a   Sentence making into Persian from given words (any five)          =              05

OR

Q.3.a   Fill in the blanks. (any five)

Q.3.b   Correct the sentences. (any five)                                                   =              05

Q.3.c    Opposite words (any five)                                                              =              05

Q.3.d   Verb Conjugation in Persian (Past, Present & Future Tenses)       =              05

Q.4.a   Name of the Iranian Months into Persian                                     =              05

Q.4.b   Name of the Iranian Places into Persian (any five)                       =              05

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Total     100 Marks

2. Viva Voce Examination Pattern:

a.         Dictation         =          20

b.         Reading           =          10

c.         Conversation   =          20

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Total 50 Marks

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3.  REVISED SYLLABUS FOR ADVANCED DIPLOMA COURSE IN PERSIAN

A. Ordinance

Course Title:                Advanced Diploma in Persian

Eligibility:                    Diploma in Persian from Department of Persian, University of Mumbai

or HSC with Persian as one optional subject.

Regulations:

Duration:                     One academic year.

Examination pattern:  Annual Examination Pattern

Passing Marks:            50% of the total marks in the written and viva voce examinations separately.

Fee Structure:             a. Tuition fee               =      900

b. Registration fee      =      150

c. Library fee               =      150

d. Examination fee      =      as per University norms

Intake Capacity:          30 candidates

Teaching hours:          4 hrs per week

Scheme of Paper and Examination:

Written Exam              =       100 Marks

Viva Voce Exam          =        50 Marks

1.         Paper pattern for Written Examination:

Q.1      Translation of the prescribed Persian texts into English.2/4 =          20

Q.2      Translation and annotation of the Unseen Persian texts or poems

into English or vice versa. 2/4                                                            =          20

Q.3      Questions on the given Persian passage.                                           =          10

Q.4.a   Essay writing in Persian. 1/3                                                              =          10

Q.4.b   Letter writing in Persian. 1/3                                                             =          10

Q.4.c    Dialogue writing in Persian. 1/3                                                         =          10

Q.5.     Questions on Persian Grammar                                                         =          20

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Total 100 Marks

2.         Viva Voce Examination Pattern:

  1. Dictation                                                   =          15
  2. Conversation                                             =          15
  3. Project / Home Assignment /

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Total 50 Marks

Guidelines for Project/Home Assignment/Presentation: 

1. Translation of 10 Persian poetic compositions (Classical or Modern) into English / Marathi / Hindi/Urdu.

OR

1. Project/Home Assignment/Presentation shall be based on Persian language, literature, history, culture and Indo-Iran relations only.

Prescribed Book:

  1. Persian Language Training Course, Preliminary to Advanced Level (Daura-e Aamozish-e Zabaan-e Faarsi) ,Vol.3 by Mehdi Zarghamian

Reference Books:

  1. Persian Language Teaching Book, Azfa Series by YadollahSamareh
  2. Persian Language, Book III: Iran Today by Ahmad SaffarMuqaddam
  3. Persian Language, Book IV: History, Culture and Civilization of Iran by Ahmad SaffarMuqaddam
  4. Farsi Bolchaal by Dr. Chowdhry Wahhaj Ahmad Ashraf
  5. Dictionary Aryanpour – Persian into English
  6. Dictionary Aryanpour – English into Persian

M.A DEGREE COURSE IN PERSIAN

Students seeking admission to M.A. Degree Course should have completed their B.A. with Persian Language and Literature, as a main or subsidiary subject. However, under the Ordinance of 2237, graduates from the University of Mumbai or from the University recognized by the University of Mumbai in any faculty who have studied the Persian Language or having the prior knowledge of Persian language and literature may be recommended by the Department of Persian, for pursuing M.A. Degree Course of this University by clearing an entrance test conducted by the department with minimum 50% of marks.

  1. REVISED SYLLABUS FOR M.A. PART – I IN PERSIAN

SEMESTER I (4 CORE COURSES)

Course Code

NomenclatureTheory ExamInternal AssessmentHrs per weekCredit

PAPER 101

Course I

Modern Persian Poetry

604046

PAPER 102

Course II

Persian Short Story

604046

PAPER 103

Course III

Novel Writing in  Persian

604046
PAPER 104Course IV

Classical Persian Literature (Prose & Poetry)

604046
Internal Assessment1.Project / Assignment

2.Book Review / Class Test

(Topic: History of Persian Language and Literature in Iran)

4

SEMESTER II (4 CORE COURSES)

Course

Code

NomenclatureTheory ExamInternal AssessmentHrs per weekCredit

PAPER 201

Course V

Ethics in Persian literature (Prose)

604046

PAPER 202

Course VI

Classical Persian Poetry

604046

PAPER 203

Course VII

Indo-Persian Literature (Ghazal)

604046
 PAPER 204Course VIII

Indo-Persian Literature (Quatrain)

604046
Internal Assessment1.Project / Assignment

2.Book Review / Class Test

(Topic: History of Persian Language and Literature in India)

4

Syllabus in Detail

M.A. in Persian

M.A. Part I

(4 CORE COURSES)

SEMESTER I

CORE COURSE: I

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 101

COURSE TITLE:            Modern Persian Poetry

Prescribed Text:

  1. Barguzida-e Sher-e Farsi-e Mu’asir by Dr. Muneebur Rahman
  1. Poetic Compositions)
  1. Modern Poems by Rasheed Yasemi:-
  1. Guldaan-e Shikasteh
  2. Be Mohajir-e Irani
  3. Jawani
  4. Beedaad
  5. Chashmaan-e Tu
  1. Free Verse by Neema Yushij:-
  1. Ay Shab
  2. Kaar-e Shab-e Pa
  3. Qu-quli-qu
  1. Selection of the Odes from Qasaid-e Bahar az Bahar Mashhadi
  1. Damavandiya
  2. Aamaal-e Shayar

Reference Books:

  1. Neema Yushij, Majmua-e Kaamil Ashaar, Edited by Seroush Taahbaaz, Tehran, Iran
  2. Sad Sher Azin Sad Sol Edited by Mohd. Afsheen Wafayi, Tehran
  3. Farsi Qaseeda Nigari by Nazeer Ahmed, Aligarh
  4. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Sher) Vol-II by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  5. Sukhanwaraan-e Mo’asir-e Iran (A Choice of Iranian Persian Poetry), New Delhi
  6. Faarsi Shayri  Mein Hijja Navisi by Dr. Mohd. Sharf-e Aalam, Patna
  7. Faarsi Qaseeda Nigari by Nazeer Ahmad, Aligarh
  8. Gazida-i-Qasidah Sarayan-e-Farsi by Dr. Mohd. Iqbal, New Delhi
  9. Farsi Mein Qasida Nigari by Sultan Ahmed, Delhi
  10. Tarikh-e Zaban-o-Adbiyat-e-Farsi by Dr. Khan Mohd. Atif, Lucknow
  11. Advaar-e Sher-e Farsi by Mohd. Reza Shafiyi Kadkani, Tehran
  12. Zindaginameh Shayraan-e  Bozorg-e Iran by Dr. Sayyed Ahmed Husaini K., Iran
  13. Adabiyat-e Moasir-e Iran by Dr. Ismail Hakimi, Iran
  14. Shairaan-e Bozorg-e Iran (Az Rudaki ta Bahar) by Abdur Rafee Haqeeqat, Iran

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER I

CORE COURSE: II

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 102

COURSE TITLE:            Persian Short Story

Prescribed Text:

  1. Persian Short Stories (Selection), Edited by Dr. Wasif Ahmad, Delhi

Four (4) Short Stories by Sadegh Hedayat:-

  1. Sag-eVelgerd
  2. Dawood Kozhpusht
  3. Aroosak Pusht-e Pardeh
  4. Gardaab

Reference Books:

  1. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Nasr) Vol-II by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  2. Persian Short Stories (Review) by Dr. Wasid Ahmed, Delhi
  3. Inekaas-e Ijtema-e Iran dar Daastaan-e Kutaah-e Farsi by Dr. Wasif Ahmed, Bihar
  4. Faarsi Daastaan Navisi ki Mukhtasar Taareekh by Dr. Momin Mohiuddin, Delhi
  5. Adabiyat-e Moasir-e Iran (Nasr) by Dr. Mohd. Reza Ruzbeh, Iran
  6. Adabiyat-e Moasir-e Iran by Dr. Ismail Hakimi, Iran
  7. Faarsi Adab Ka Mtalea (Inqalaab-e Islami ke Tanazir Mein) Tr. By Dr. Rafiya Shabnam Aabidi, Mumbai

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER I

CORE COURSE: III

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 103

COURSE TITLE:            Novel Writing in Persian

Prescribed Text:

  1. Mutoon-e Farsi Nasr (Intekhab-o-Morafi), Kitaab-e Darsi by Dr. Wasif Ahmed, Delhi

A Novel by Mohd. Hejazi,  ‘‘Huma‘‘

Reference Books:

  1. Bar-Rasi-e-inteqadi Az Ruman Navisi-e-Matiuddaulah Mohammad Hejazi by Dr. Wasif Ahmed, Bihar
  2. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Nasr) Vol-II, by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  3. Faarsi Daastaan Navisi ki Mukhtasar Taareekh by Dr. Momin Mohiuddin, Delhi
  4. Adabiyat-e Moasir-e Iran (Nasr) by Dr. Mohd. Reza Ruzbeh, Iran
  5. Faarsi Adab Ka Mtalea (Inqalaab-e Islami ke Tanazir Mein) Tr. By Dr. Rafiya Shabnam Aabidi, Mumbai

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER I

CORE COURSE: IV

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 104

COURSE TITLE:            Classical Persian Literature (Prose & Poetry)

Prescribed Texts:

  1. Siyasat Nama  by Nizamul Mulk Tusi, Dr. Syed Ragheeb Husain, Allahabad

Selection from Siyasat Nama

  1. Selected Poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabriz by Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, Edited by Reynold A. Nicholson, New Delhi

Selection from Divan-e Shams-e Tabriz

Reference Books:

  1. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Sher) Vol-I, by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  2. Tarikh-e Zaban-o-Adbiyat-e-Farsi by Dr. Khan Mohd. Atif, Lucknow
  3. Adabiyat-e Farsi-e Kohan, Vol-I, New Delhi
  4. Zindaginameh Shayraan-e  Bozorg-e Iran by Dr. Sayyed Ahmed Husaini K., Iran
  5. Shairaan-e Bozorg-e Iran (Az Rudaki ta Bahar) by Abdur Rafee Haqeeqat, Iran
  6. Adabiyat-e Farsi-e Kohan, Vol-I, New Delhi
  7. Tarikh-e Adabiyat-e Iran by Dr. Reza Zadeh Shafaq, Tr. By S. M. Raf’at, Lahore
  8. Mutun-e Farsi Sher, Dr. Wasif Ahmed, Delhi

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

Syllabus in Detail

M.A. in Persian

M.A. Part I

(4 CORE COURSES)

SEMESTER II

CORE COURSE: I

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 201

COURSE TITLE:            Ethics in Persian Literature (Prose)

Prescribed Text:

  1. Chahar Maqala, by Nizami Aruzi Samarqandi, Translated by Dr. Hafiz Shabbir Ahmed Haideri, Bihar
  1. Selection from Discourse I
  2. Selection from Discourse II
  3. Selection from Discourse III
  4. Selection from Discourse IV

Reference Books:

  1. Chahar Maqala ( Majma-ul Navader) by Nizami Aruzi Samarqandi, Translated by Dr. Mahtab Jahan, New Delhi
  2. Akhlaq-e Jalali Tanslated by Dr. H. S. A. Haidery, New Delhi
  3. Akhlaq-e Mohsini by Mulla Hussain Waiz, U.P.
  4. Anwar-e Suhaili by Husain Kashif Waiz, Allahabad
  5. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Nasr) by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  6. Tarikh-e Zaban-o-Adbiyat-e-Farsi by Dr. Khan Mohd. Atif, Lucknow
  7. Adabiyat-e Farsi-e Kohan, Vol-I, New Delhi
  8. Tarikh-e Adabiyat-e Iran by Dr. Reza Zadeh Shafaq, Tr. By S. M. Raf’at, Lahore

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER II

CORE COURSE: II

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 202

COURSE TITLE:            Classical Persian Poetry

Prescribed Texts:

  1. Divan-e Hafiz by Khwaja Shamsuddin Mohd. Hafiz Shirazi, Translated by Henry Wilberforce Clarke & Farzaad Farid Afshin, Tehran, Iran

Selection from the ghazals of Hafiz  Shirazi (10 ghazals)

  1. Boostaan-e Sa’di Shirazi by Dr. Manuchehr Aadmiyat , Iran

Selection from Boostaan-e Sa’di Shirazi

Reference Books:

  1. A Literary History of Persian, E. G. Browne, Vol III & IV, New Delhi
  2. Diwan-e Hafiz Translated by Maulana Maulana Qazi S. H., Delhi
  3. The Divan-e-Hafiz by Hafiz-i-Shirazi, H. Wilberforce Clarke, 3 Volumes, New Delhi
  4. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Sher) Vol-I, by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  5. Kulliyat-e Sa’di by Sa’di Shirazi, Tehran
  6. Boostaan by Sa’di Shirazi, Mumbai
  7. Selected Pieces from Golestan & Boostan Sa’di by Farshid Eghbal, Iran
  8. The Bustan of Sadi by A. Hart Edwards, New Delhi
  9. Tarikh-e Zaban-o-Adbiyat-e-Farsi by Dr. Khan Mohd. Atif, Lucknow
  10. Adabiyat-e Farsi-e Kohan, Vol-I, New Delhi
  11. Zindaginameh Shayraan-e  Bozorg-e Iran by Dr. Sayyed Ahmed Husaini K., Iran
  12. Shairaan-e Bozorg-e Iran (Az Rudaki ta Bahar) by Abdur Rafee Haqeeqat, Iran
  13. Dreams Forgotten (An Anthology of Indo-Persian Poetry) by Waris Kirmani, Aligarh

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER II

CORE COURSE: III

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 203

COURSE TITLE:            Indo-Persian Literature (Ghazal)

Prescribed Texts:

  1. Intekhaab Az Ghazaliyaat-e Hazrat Ameer Khusrau (Farsi) Edited by Syed Asghar Ali Shah Jafri, Delhi

            Selection from the Persian ghazals of Amir Khusrau Dehlavi (10 ghazals)

  1. Persian Ghazals of Ghalib Translated by Dr. Yusuf Husain, New Delhi

            Selection from the Persian Ghazals of Mirza Ghalib (10 ghazals)

Reference Books:

  1. Do Goneh by Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum, Delhi
  2. Sharah Ghazaliyat-e-Ghalib Farsi, Vol – I by Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum, Delhi
  3. Sharah Ghazaliyat-e-Ghalib Farsi, Vol – II by Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum, Delhi
  4. History of Indo-Persian Literature by NabiHadi, Iran Culture House, New Delhi
  5. Ghalib Ki Farsi Shayri by Prof. Waris Kiramani, Delhi
  6. Dreams Forgotten (An Anthology of Indo-Persian Poetry) by Waris Kirmani, Aligarh
  7. Tarikh-e Adabiyat-e Iran by Dr. Reza Zadeh Shafaq, Tr. By S. M. Raf’at, Lahore
  8. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Sher) Vol-I, by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  9. The Rise, Growth and Decline of Indo-Persian Literature by R. M. Chopra, New Delhi
  10. Adabiyat-e Farsi-e Kohan, Vol-I, New Delhi
  11. Shairaan-e Bozorg-e Iran (Az Rudaki ta Bahar) by Abdur Rafee Haqeeqat, Iran

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

SEMESTER II

CORE COURSE: IV

COURSE CODE:           PAPER 204

COURSE TITLE:            Indo-Persian Literature (Quatrain)

Prescribed Texts:

  1. Rubaiyaat-e Dara Shikoh, Aadil Aseer Dehlavi, Delhi

            Selection of Quatrains by Dara Shikoh

  1. Rubaiyaat-e Ghani Kashmiri, Aadil Aseer Dehlavi, Delhi

Selection of Quatrains by Ghani Kashmiri

  1. Payam-e Mashrique by Allama Iqbal, Dr. Manzar Imam, Bihar

Selection of Quatrains from Lala-e Toor

Reference Books:

  1. Payam-e Mashriq by Allama Iqbal, Prof. Yusuf Saleem Chishti, New Delhi
  2. History of Indo-Persian Literature by NabiHadi, Iran Culture House, New Delhi
  3. Dreams Forgotten (An Anthology of Indo-Persian Poetry) by Waris Kirmani, Aligarh
  4. Javed Nameh, Vol-I by Allama Iqbal, Prof. Yusuf Saleem Chishti, New Delhi
  5. Javed Nameh, Vol-II by Allama Iqbal, Prof. Yusuf Saleem Chishti, New Delhi
  6. Zaboor-e Ajam by Allama Iqbal, Prof. Yusuf Saleem Chishti, New Delhi
  7. Adabiat-e Classic-o Jadeed (Hissa-e Sher) Vol-I, by Dr. Manzar Asif, Bihar
  8. The Rise, Growth and Decline of Indo-Persian Literature by R. M. Chopra, New Delhi

Scheme of examination:       60 marks = End Semester Exam (2hrs)

40 marks = Internal Assessment

Paper-Pattern for exam:       4 questions of 15 marks each with internal choice

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Annual Report

ANNUAL REPORT

Academic Year (2014-15)

Departmental Activities:-

The University Department of Persian was hosted a Two Days’ National Seminar on the topic “Modern Persian Literature” from 17-18 February 2015 at ICSSR conference Hall, J. P Naik Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai-98

  • Activities by the Faculty of the department:
    Participated in a Two Days’ International Seminar (24-25 March 2014) held at Department of Persian, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, M.P. and presented a paper on the topic “Shibli Nomani as a Critic : in the light of his sher-ul-ajam”.Participated in a Two Day’ National Seminar (11 -12 October 2014) held by National Ameer Khusrau society, New Delhi and presented a paper on the topic “Delhi, in the vision of Khusrau”.

Participated in a Two Day’ International Seminar (10-11 Feb 2015) held at Department of Persian, Lucknaw University, Lucknaw, U.P. and presented a paper on the topic “Urfi : A Renowned Persian Poet of 16th century”.

Participated in a Three Day’ International Seminar (11 -13 March 2015) held at the Institute of Persian Research, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and presented a paper on the topic “Historical Important of Amir Khusrau’s Mashawis”.

Academic Year (2015-16)

  • Departmental Activities :
    The University department of Persian was successfully hosted a two day National Seminar under the rubric, “Persian, Marathi & other Indian Languages: Linguistic and Literary Relations” on 23 & 24 February 2016 at I.C.S.S.R. Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, Kalina Campus, Santacruz, East, Mumbai-400098Screening of an Iranian movie “M for Mother” an official submission in the category of best foreign language film at the 2008 academy awards on 18th February 2015 at the auditorium of pherozeshah mehta bhavan, university of mumbai, mumbai.
  • Activities by the Faculty of the department:Faculty was participated in a Three Day International Seminar (2-4 March 2016) on the topic “ Spiritual Essence and Persian Poetry in Indian Sub-continent” organized by the Dept. of Persian, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, and presented a paper.Faculty was participated in a Three Day International Seminar (3-5 February 2016) on thetopic “Dimensions of Persian Language and literature available during Akbar’s Time” organized by the institute of Persian Research, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, and presented a paper.

Academic Year (2016-17)

  • Departmental Activities :The University Department of Persian was organized a Special Guest Lecture event on Linguistic and Cultural Importance of Persian in India on 25 January 2017 at ICSSR conference Hall, J.P. Naik Bhavan,Vidyanagari, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai98.The Department was organized a National Seminar on “Relevance and Importance of Studying Language and Literature in Modern Times” on 7 March 2017 at I.C.S.S.R Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Mumbai-400 098.The Department was conducted a Special Guest Lecture event on “Contribution of Women to Persian Language and Literature in Modern Times”, on 8 March 2017 at I.C.S.S.R Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Mumbai-400 098.

    Screening of the Iranian movie “M for Mother” on the occasion of Women’s day on 8 march 2017 at i.c.s.s.r. conference hall, j.p.naik bhavan, university of mumbai, mumbai.

Department started a new part time course this year, i.e. “Advanced Diploma Course in Persian”

Faculty got recognition as PhD guide in the subject of Persian this year

Establishing a departmental library

  • Activities by the Faculty of the department:

Visited Central University, MANUU, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, A.P. for conducting Viva in Persian for PhD on 8 May 2017.

An article on the topic, “Universal Love and Harmony Reflected in Persian Poetry of Akbar’s Reign: A Brief Appraisal”, published in a book volume edited by the Institute of Persian Research, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in February 2017.

Attended one day International Seminar on Power of Education at Azamgarh, U.P. and presented a paper on “Role of Language and literature in the reconstruction of Society” on 14 May 2017.

Was participated in an Inter departmental Sports Meet “Sportico” organised by Physical Education Department, University of Mumbai on 15 & 16 March 2017 and won first Prize in Carrom- Singles.

Academic Year (2017-18)

  • Departmental Activities :

After five years interval, admission process for PhD in Persian restarted at the department. Three candidates submitted their outline of synopsis to Thesis section for pursuing PhD in Persian.

CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) for M.A. programs introduced.

Forthcoming activities of the department:

Two Day National Seminar on 14 & 15 March 2018 on the topic “Amir Khusrau and His Contribution to Persian and Indian Culture” to be organized by the department at I.C.S.S.R. Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, Kalina Campus, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

  • Activities by the Faculty of the department:

Nominated as member of the Board of Studies in Persian at Central University, MANUU, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, A.P. and attended its meeting held on 29 January 2018.

Appointed as examiner and paper setter in Persian at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, M.P.

Worked as an External Examiner for Evaluation of PhD Persian thesis by the Central University, MANUU, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, A.P.

Visited Gyanodayal B.Ed College, for LIC at Thane in July 2017.

Chairperson of Board of Studies in Persian, Arabic, Islamic Studies etc. at our University and revised Syllabi from part time course to M. Phil in all three subjects as per CBCS.

Chairperson in Examination panels in Persian subject at our University

Member of Space Committee of our University

Served as a Member of Student’s Development Cell, Member of NAAC Committee, Member of Academic Council, Member of BUTR and Member of RRC etc.

Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Persian Poems of Iqbal” at Seva Sadan College, Burhanpur, M.P. on 3 November 2017.

Participated in a One Day National Seminar organized by the Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy, Mumbai and Dept. of Urdu, University of Mumbai on “Contribution of Women to Urdu Literature” held on 21st September 2017 and presented a paper on “ filmi-o-Ilmi Ufaq ki Tanha Chaand, Mina Kumari Naaz”.

Was attended an interaction with US Delegation of the University of Pennsylvania visited our University on 17 July 2017 at Ambedkar Bhavan.

Was participated in a Faculty Development Programme on 8 December 2017 organized by ICA and Dept. of Commerce, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

An article on the topic, “Urfi: a brightest luminary in the poetic firmament” published in a UGC approved refereed journal “DABEER”, An international Peer Reviewed Refereed Quarterly Literary Research Journal, Lucknow in its Vol. 4, April-September 2017.

An article on the topic, “Tanha Chaand par Mohabbat ka Gahan” published in a UGC approved International refereed journal “Tazeen-e Adab”, Shirpur, Maharashtra,Vol.1, October-December 2017.

Edited a book on the topic “Shibli Nomani and his contribution to Persian” which will be released on 14 March 2018 at ICSSR Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumabi on the eve of our Two Day National Seminar.

SEMINARS AND EVENTS

Departmental Activities :

  • Academic Year (2013-14)

The University Department of Persian was hosted a Two Days’ National Seminar on the topic “Allama Shibli Nomani and this contribution to Persian Literature” from 24-25 February 2014 at ICSSR conference Hall, J.P. Naik Bhavan,  Vidyanagari, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai  98.

Academic Year (2014-15)

The University Department of Persian was hosted a Two Days’ National Seminar on the topic “Modern Persian Literature” from 17-18 February 2015 at ICSSR conference Hall, J.P. Naik Bhavan,  Vidyanagari, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai  98.

Academic Year (2015-16)

The University Department of Persian is hosting a Two Day National Seminar on the topic “Persian, Marathi & other Indian Languages: Linguistic & Literary Relations” on 23 & 24 February 2016 at I.C.S.S.R. Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, Kalina Campus, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Academic Year (2016-17)

The University Department of Persian was organized a Special Guest Lecture event on Linguistic and Cultural Importance of Persian in India on 25 January 2017 at ICSSR conference Hall, J.P. Naik Bhavan,  Vidyanagari, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai  98.

The Department was organized a National Seminar on “Relevance and Importance of Studying Language and Literature in Modern Times” on 7 March 2017 at I.C.S.S.R Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Mumbai-400 098.

The Department was conducted a Special Guest Lecture event on “Contribution of Women to Persian Language and Literature in Modern Times”, on 8 March 2017 at I.C.S.S.R Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus, Mumbai-400 098.

After five years interval, admission process for PhD in Persian restarted at the department. Three candidates submitted their outline of synopsis to Thesis section for pursuing PhD in Persian.

Academic Year (2017-18)

Two Day National Seminar on 14 & 15 March 2018 on the topic “Amir Khusrau and His Contribution to Persian and Indian Culture” to be organized by the department at I.C.S.S.R. Conference Hall, J. P. Naik Bhavan, Kalina Campus, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

The Jaffer Cassum Moosa Gold Medal  for Merit Students :

2014-15

Mr. Naheed Abbas

2015-16

Mr. Hasnain Jassani

2016-17

Mr. Irfan Rupani S

2017-18

Pavaskar Afeefa Akbar Umme Salma 

ACADEMIC STAFFS

sakina

  1. Dr. Sakina I. H. Khan

Head, Department of Persian

Educational Qualifications: M.A., PhD, UGC-NET & JRF (in Persian)

Teaching Experience: 12 YEARS (3 YEARS (UG), 9 YEARS (PG)

Address (HOD)

222, Second Floor, Ranade Bhavan, B Wing,

Vidyanagari Campus, Santacruz (East),

Mumbai 400098

Tel. No. 022 2654 3319

Email: head.persian@old.mu.ac.in

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFFS

  1. Ms. Sonali Ashok Jadhav
    Jr. Ty. Clerk (Temporary)
  2. Mr. Mahesh Mahadev Ghadi 
    Peon (Temporary)

Address (Office)

221, Second Floor, Ranade Bhavan, B Wing,

Vidyanagari Campus, Santacruz (East),

Mumbai 400098

Tel. No. 022 2654 3316

Working hours: 10:00am to 6pm

Email: deptofpersian@old.mu.ac.in

ALUMNI :

No.

Name

Designation

Contact

Email

1

Dr. Sakina I H KhanI/c Head, Department of Persian

9029237453

dr.sakinakhan723@gmail.com

2

Mr. Hasnain JassaniAssistant Professor (Temporary), Dept. of Persian

9892152172

jassani@gmail.com

3.

Dr. Shabeeb RizviDirector (Legal) Y. H. Rizvi Group of Companies

9820070035

shabeebr@gmail.com

4.

Mr. Zakir Husain KhanTeacher in Junior college

9987173997

khanzkr@gmail.com

5.

Mr. Rajendra JoshiPersian Teacher

9823088827

rajendra.v.joshi@gmail.com

6.

Mr. Mohammed LakhaniChartered Accountant

9029769335

lakhanimohd@gmail.co

7.

Mr. Abbas NaheedService in corporate sector

9004811092

abbas.naheed@gmail.com

8.

Mr. Irfan RupaniBusinessman

9769135350

irfanrupani@gmail.com

9.

Mr. Zainul RazaArchitect

9821189418

zainulraza@hotmail.com,

10.

Mr. Mustafa BanatwalaAdvocate Supreme Court

9869313404

mkbanatwala@gmail.com

11.

Dr. Imdad RizviProfessor in Engineering College

9820179673

imdadrizvi@gmail.com

12.

Mr. Ashfaque MortazaviTeacher in Persian Department

9920540728

mortazavi_44@hotmail.com

13.

Mr. Husain AnsariProfessor in Persian at Maharashtra College

9819280296

14.

Mr.  Javed SiddiquiProfessor in Persian at Ismail Yusuf College

8097920496

javedsiddiqui23@gmail.com

15.

Miss Afeefa PawaskarTeacher

7302139430

afeefa30491@gmail.com

16.

Dr. Narimanizadeh Arya ShahpoorDoctor

9819026471

don5172@yahoo.com

17.

Mr. Mohammed AbbasiBusinessmen

9819595805

pacificindia@hotmail.com,

18.

Dr. Abdus SamiCultural Attaché, Ministry  of Cultural Affairs in Iran

00982188755109

a.sami@mea.gov.in

19.

Mr. Gulam AskariWorking at Consulate of Iran, Mumbai

9821153039

askrizvigul@yahoo.com

20.

Mr. Ahsan JafferyService in corporate sector

9820618413

ahsanjaffery@gmail.com