The Department of Urdu has played a pivotal role in establishing the scholarly tradition m this institution. Besides History, it is one of the two oldest departments in Jamia. It has had the honour of being headed at its beginning by Dr. Syed Abid Husain, one of the most reputed Indian scholars and intellectuals. The patronage of scholars and linguists like Prof M. Mujeeb and Prof. Masud Husain Khan reinforced the literary and scholarly tradition harboured by Ibis department.
The members of the department have specialized in various classical and modern disciplines. The literary and academic activities and seminars organized by this department from time to time helped in promoting contemporary trends in literature. These services were acclaimed throughout the Urdu World.
Department of Urdu,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
New Delhi - 110025
PH NO : 91(11) 26981717
Email : [email protected]
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