Academic Departments University of Calcutta

History

Year of Establishment : 1907 A.D.

History of the department : The one of the oldest department of the Indian Universities as established in 1907 started P.G. Course in 1913, produced a large number of scholars, administrators and teachers, among them most noted persons are Prof. Ubaidullah al- Ubaidi al - Suhrawardy, Prof. Zubair Siddiquiee, Prof. Md. Ishaq, Prof. Ata Karim Burke, Prof. Md. Rahatullah and Prof. S.M.S Al­ Qaderi, as it's a pioneer institute of higher learning and research alongside the department always remained vibrant with various activities like organizing the International Seminars, Memorial Lectures, Special Lectures, Visiting Fellow/Professor' s program under the UPE Scheme, publication of Annual Departmental Research Journal and Proceedings of the Seminars.

Special award/ recognition from UGC or related statutory body : Presidential Awards conferred to Prof. Ata Karim Burke, Prof. Md. Rahatullah, Prof. S.M.S Al-Qaderi, Prof. Ihsan Karim Burke and Prof. Badiur Rahman

Academic

Faculty Members :
Name Designation Area of Specialization Email/Phone Number
Dr. M. Isharat Ali Molla
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Professor Indo-Arab Literature rnisharat.alimolla@gmail.com
9477019858
Dr. Md. Ashraf Ali
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Associate Professor Modern Arabic Literature aliashraf054@gmail.com
9433964271
Dr. Sagir Ahmad
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Assistant Professor Persian Lyrics sagir_cu69@yahoo.co.in
9831153592
Dr. Md. Shakeel
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Associate Professor lndo-Persian Studies shakeel_jnu@yahoo.com
9330846221
Dr.Md.Shamsuddin Mallick
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Associate Professor & Head Modern Arabic & Translation, Arabic language and its culture in Indonesia & Malaysia shamsmallicknadwi@gmail.com
9831542677

Courses :

Programme Level of study Eligibility Intake capacity
M.A. P.G. Honours Gradute Arabic 90 + Persrian 50 =140
M. Phil Research M.A.  
Ph.D Research M.A.  

Research

Research scholars :
Name of the supervisor & Scholars Research Topic Date of Registration/ Academic Session
Name of the supervisor: PROF. (DR.) M. ISHARAT ALI MOLLA
Md. Nur Salim (  Ph.D.) Mustafa Sadiq Ar-Rafe'ee and his works in Arabic Literature 03.05.2013
Md. Mutahar Husain ( Ph.D.) Shakeb Arsalan and his works in Arabic Literature 03/05/2013
Najeebul Hussain ( Ph.D.). Maulana Taher and his contribution to the Tafsir Literature 25.06.2013
Md. Ataullah Gazi ( Ph.D.) Farah Antun and his Literary Works : An Analytical Study  
Mahabub Alam (M.Phil.:  Dissertation) The Political and Social Trend in the Drama" Al- Zakirat Wa-al-maut" by Sa'adallah Wannous 2019 -2020 (Degree Awarded)
Md. Obaidur Rahman (M.Phil.: Dissertation) Ameen Rihani and his Contribution to the Development of Arabic Literature With Special Reference to Intellectual activities 2020 -2021
Name of the Supervisor:  DR. MD. ASHRAF ALI
 Md. Babur Ali ( Ph.D.)   01.10.2010
Md. Ruhul Amin Molla ( Ph.D.) Musahamatu Kamil Kilani Fid Dirasatil Arabiyati: Dirasatan Tahliliyatan Wa Naqdiyatan 28.09.2018
Md. Abdul Wahab ( Ph.D.) Maruf Ar-Rusafi and Qazi Nazrul Islam: A comparative study 08.09.2014 (Degree Awarded)
Aminul Islam ( Ph.D.) Mahmud Taimur and his works in Arabic Literature 03.05.2013
Md. Abdur Rahim Molla ( Ph.D.) Works of Abdul Hamid Farahi 03.05.2013
Md. Anwarul Haq Ansary (Ph.D.)   03.05.2013
Golam Yeasdani (M.Phil.: Dissertation) The Social Trend in the Short Stories Mentioned in "Al- Abarat" By Mustafaa Lutfi Al- Manfalouti. 2019 -2020 (Degree Awarded)
Md. Aslam (M.Phil.: Dissertation) Jibran Khalil Jibran and his Philosophy
in
his book "Al-Nabi".
2020 -2021
Name of the Supervisor: DR. MD. SHAMSUDDIN MALLICK
Syed Mustafa Murshed Jamal Shah Alquadri
( Ph.D.)
  Dr. Taha Husayn: His Life and Works 17.04.2009 ( Degree Awarded)
Md. Nasir Uddin Mondal,  ( Ph.D.) Gibran Khalil Jibran : His Contribution to
Arabic Short Story and Essay
25.06.2013 ( Degree Awarded)
Golam Mustafa ( Ph.D.) Women Status in Islam with Special reference  to "Sura-e Nisa" 25. 06. 2013 (Degree Awarded)
Md. Rafique Akhtar ( Ph.D.) Ishamat Duktur Muqtada Hasan Al-Azhari Fi Majal  As-Sihafa Ma' Al -Ishara Al-Khassah Ila A'malihi Fi At-Tarjama: Dirasa Tahliliya. 03.05.2013 (Degree Awarded)
Abdus Salam ( Ph.D.) Al-muqaranatu Baynad - Dirasa Adabiyat Li As Sayed Mustafa Lutfi Al-Manfaluti Wa Li Sarat Chandra Chattapadhaya. 13.03.2015
Md. Amanullah ( Ph.D.) Al-Yahoodiyah Wan Nasraniyah Fi Dhawe Al-Quran Al-Kareem. 27.11.2017
Sk Abdul Mohit ( Ph.D.) Development of Arabic Language and Its Literature In USA with Special Reference to the Women Issues And the Society in Arabic Stories and Dramas Developed there 18.11.2021
Mohammad Ashekur Rahman (Ph.D.) An Evaluation of the Curriculum of Arabic  Education in  Bangladesh. (Through ICCR Sponsored (Foreign Student), Schlarship : Dtd.   07.09.2021)
Md. Abdul Hai (M.Phil.: Dissertation) A Study and Analysis of the Book: Ma Za Khasira Al-aalamu Bi- inhitatil Muslimeen 2019 - 2020 (Degree Awarded)
Touhid Bin Janer (M.Phil.: Dissertation) The Historical and Geographical aspect in the Book: Futuh Al-Buldan by Ahmad Bin Yahya Al-Baladhuri 2020 - 2021
Md. Miftahul Alam ( Project Fellow) Arabic Language and Its Culture in South East Asia with especial reference to Indonesia and Malayasia.
UGC Sponsored Research Project (Under the UGC-UPE, Phase - II Program; Focus Area: India Looking East.)
2018 - 2020 (Project Completed)
Name of the Supervisor: DR. MD. SHAKEEI
Md. Moshahid Hossain Ansari,  (Ph.D.) Contribution of Persian Sources in Promotion and Development of Indian Languages in  the Fort William  College  
Md. Abrar Alam (M.Phil.: Dissertation) Mahmud Azad: A Prominent Ghazal Poet  in Bengal 2019 - 2020 ( Degree Awarded)
Tasnim Sugra (M.Phil.: Dissertation) Raghib Barikpuri: A Prominent Persian Ghazal Poet in Bengal. 2020 - 2021
Name of the Supervisor: DR. SAGIR AHMAD
Shireen Uzma ( Ph.D.) Mutalae'al-e-Tatbiqi az Nigarani-e- Siyasi
Wa ljtema' i-e-lqbal wa Bahar Chunke dar
Ash'ar-e-aanha Mun'akis Mishawad.
18.11.2015
Shaheen Sultana ( Ph.D.) Bar Rasai-E-Mokhtassat-E-Sabki-E Ghazalha E-Amir Hasan Sijzi 29.11.2017
Name of the Supervisor: PROF. (DR.) BADIUR RAHMAN (Rtd.)
Shafiqul Islam (Ph.D.) Romanticism in Bengali & Arabic Poetry:
A Comparative Study
25.06.2013 (Degree Awarded)
Obaidur Rahman (Ph.D.) The Achievements of Nadwatul Ulama In dissemination of Arabic Literature & Its Role in the field of Journalism. 25.06.2013 (Degree Awarded)
Collaborations:
Title of the programme Principal collaborator of the department Name and address of the collaborating institution Principal collaborator of the collaborating institution Duration of the programme
International Seminar MAKAIAS, Kolkata Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Salt lake, Sector-III, Kolkata   Consecutive last Four Years
International Seminar QJSP, Mumbai Darus Sakina, Pokhraine Road  no. 1, Near Forest Office, Upvan, Thane(W)- 400606   Consecutive last two Years
Thrust areas in teaching and research of the academic department :
  • Classical, Modern Arabic & Persian and Indo-Perso-Arabian Language & Literature.

Teaching support : Traditional system, e-learning system of teaching

Research support :

Name of the equipment Brief description Funding agency
Projector, Laptop & Screen Web Based  Online System University, DPO
Major activities :
  • Organizing International Seminars regularly
  • Alumni Association,
  • Exchange Program between Egypt and Iran

Links :

  • Egyptian Embassy,
  • Embassy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Iran Cultural House, Islamic Republic of Iran,
  • All India Association of Arabic Teachers & Scholars (AIAATAS),
  • Institute of Persian Studies (IPI) Iran Society

Additional information :

  • Visiting Fellow/ Professor Program under UPE scheme
  • Extension lectures organized frequently
  • Syllabus modified regularly within ten years
  • Question papers set on the basis of current methods

Contact

Campus : College Street Campus

Address for communication : Department of Arabic & Persian, University of Calcutta, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700 073