• 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@mu.ac.in

     

     

    Dr. Sakina I. H. Khan

    (Head, Department of Persian)

     

  • Facilities

    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
    Programs

    Syllabus

    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

                                                                                                                        ---------------

                                                                                                                        Total     100 Marks

     

    2.         Viva Voce Examination Pattern:

    a.         Dictation              =        20

    b.         Reading               =        10

    c.         Conversation       =        20

                                             ---------------

                                             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

                                                                                                                        ---------------

                                                                                                                        Total     100 Marks

     

    2. Viva Voce Examination Pattern:    

                a.         Dictation         =          20

                b.         Reading           =          10

                c.         Conversation   =          20

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    Total 50 Marks

    ………………..

     

     

    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

                                                                                                                            ---------------

                                                                                                                   Total 100 Marks

    2.         Viva Voce Examination Pattern:

    1. Dictation                                                   =          15
    2. Conversation                                             =          15
    3. Project / Home Assignment /
    4.  

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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

    Nomenclature

    Theory Exam

    Internal Assessment

    Hrs per week

    Credit

    PAPER 101

    Course I

    Modern Persian Poetry

    60

    40

    4

    6

    PAPER 102

    Course II

    Persian Short Story

    60

    40

    4

    6

    PAPER 103

    Course III

    Novel Writing in  Persian

    60

    40

    4

    6

    PAPER 104

    Course IV

    Classical Persian Literature (Prose & Poetry)

    60

    40

    4

    6

     

    Internal Assessment

    1.Project / Assignment

    2.Book Review / Class Test

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

     

    -

     

    -

     

    4

     

    -

     

    SEMESTER II (4 CORE COURSES)

     

    Course

    Code

    Nomenclature

    Theory Exam

    Internal Assessment

    Hrs per week

    Credit

    PAPER 201

    Course V

    Ethics in Persian literature (Prose)

    60

    40

    4

    6

    PAPER 202

    Course VI

    Classical Persian Poetry

    60

    40

    4

    6

    PAPER 203

    Course VII

    Indo-Persian Literature (Ghazal)

    60

    40

    4

    6

     PAPER 204

    Course VIII

    Indo-Persian Literature (Quatrain)

    60

    40

    4

    6

     

    Internal Assessment

    1.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-400098

      Screening 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
     
    •   Participation of the faculty in National/International Seminar :-

    Academic Year (2013-14)

    The Faculty Department of Persian, Dr. Sakina I. Khan was also participated in the following National and International Seminars:-

    1. 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”.

     

    1. Participated in a Two Days’ 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”.

     

    Academic Year (2014-15)

     

    1. 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”.
    2. 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”.
    3. 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”.

     

    Academic Year (2015-16)

     

    Academic Year (2016-17)

     

    Academic Year (2017-18)

    Honored with Prominent Citizen Award by Secular Education Society & Women Welfare Trust, Bandra,  on its 59th Annual Function Day, on 29 January 2017.

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

     

     

    • 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@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@mu.ac.in

     

  • ALUMNI :

    No.

    Name

    Designation

    Contact

    Email

    1

    Dr. Sakina I H Khan

    I/c Head, Department of Persian

    9029237453

    dr.sakinakhan723@gmail.com

    2

    Mr. Hasnain Jassani

    Assistant Professor (Temporary), Dept. of Persian

    9892152172

    jassani@gmail.com

    3.

    Dr. Shabeeb Rizvi

    Director (Legal) Y. H. Rizvi Group of Companies

    9820070035

    shabeebr@gmail.com

    4.

    Mr. Zakir Husain Khan

    Teacher in Junior college

    9987173997

    khanzkr@gmail.com

    5.

    Mr. Rajendra Joshi

    Persian Teacher

    9823088827

    rajendra.v.joshi@gmail.com

    6.

    Mr. Mohammed Lakhani

    Chartered Accountant

    9029769335

    lakhanimohd@gmail.co

    7.

    Mr. Abbas Naheed

    Service in corporate sector 

    9004811092

    abbas.naheed@gmail.com

    8.

    Mr. Irfan Rupani

    Businessman

    9769135350

    irfanrupani@gmail.com

    9.

    Mr. Zainul Raza

    Architect

    9821189418

    zainulraza@hotmail.com,

    10.

    Mr. Mustafa Banatwala

    Advocate Supreme Court

    9869313404

    mkbanatwala@gmail.com

    11.

    Dr. Imdad Rizvi

    Professor in Engineering College

    9820179673

    imdadrizvi@gmail.com

    12.

    Mr. Ashfaque Mortazavi

    Teacher in Persian Department

    9920540728

    mortazavi_44@hotmail.com

    13.

    Mr. Husain Ansari

    Professor in Persian at Maharashtra College

    9819280296

     

    14.

    Mr.  Javed Siddiqui

    Professor in Persian at Ismail Yusuf College

    8097920496

    javedsiddiqui23@gmail.com

    15.

    Miss Afeefa Pawaskar

    Teacher

    7302139430

    afeefa30491@gmail.com

    16.

    Dr. Narimanizadeh Arya Shahpoor

    Doctor

    9819026471

    don5172@yahoo.com

    17.

    Mr. Mohammed Abbasi

    Businessmen

    9819595805

    pacificindia@hotmail.com,

    18.

    Dr. Abdus Sami

    Cultural Attaché, Ministry  of Cultural Affairs in Iran

    00982188755109

    a.sami@mea.gov.in

    19.

    Mr. Gulam Askari

    Working at Consulate of Iran, Mumbai

    9821153039

    askrizvigul@yahoo.com

    20.

    Mr. Ahsan Jaffery

    Service in corporate sector 

    9820618413

    ahsanjaffery@gmail.com

     

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