Urdu

 

Introduction

The Department of Urdu was established in the year 1989 with M.A. Degree classes in the evening shift with objectives to provide the facilities to the people of upper Sindh for acquiring education and knowledge in the field of Urdu literature, Urdu being a national language. Keeping in view the interest of public in 2003-04 Department has started B.A.(Honors) classes  and  from the academic year 2005 BS (4-years) Program containing  eight semesters, with M.A (four semesters) in Morning Shift.

The Department has also become successful to start MS/M.Phil program in the year 2009.The Academic Council also approved the three months certificate course, six monthis certificate course and one year Diploma course in Urdu for students living abroad.

The Department of Urdu Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur is only the department in Pakistani Universities who started BS (4 – year) program in Urdu literature. The all courses in Urdu are redesigned keeping in view the recommendation of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and the necessities of 21st century.

The department has also books for the Seminar Library which are to be provided to the students for preparation their assignments, research work etc, department also arranges regularly Quiz Competition, debates, seminar lectures program, conferences and other co-curricular activities.

Urdu department has published Fourteen (14) issues of the Urdu research journal “ALMAS” with special numbers on “Allama Iqbal” & Classic Literature, and now 15th volume is to be published near future. Urdu Department have managed to put this journal on-line in 2007 and this was the first time that an Urdu research Journal is available on-line in Pakistan. This HEC recognized Urdu Journal has achieved the reputation of outstanding literacry Journal at international level.

Vision

  • Language is the main source of communication and expression of ideas and thoughts of the people and literature is the most effective tool to disclose a persons emotions and feelings that represents, the environment and society around the person at large. This department wishes to develop and enlarge language ability in the students and to promote literary interest in creating and expressing their feelings and emotions in their writings.
  • To develop linkage program with the Urdu departments of various universities of Asia, Europe, Africaand America Continents.
  • Formation of the Linguistic department with collaboration of Urdu department.
  • Formation of the department under title comparative study of literature written in Pakistani languages.
  • Formation of the Department under title comparativbe study of Literature wittten in Euro Asian Languages.
  • Formation of the Institute of Composition and translation for fulfilling the curricular requirements of the various disciplines of the university.

Mission

  • Teaching of the National Language at different academic levels as the compulsory subject.
  • Teaching of other Pakistani (Sindhi, Pashto, Punjabni, Balochi & Kashmiri) Classical Poets through Urdu for National Solidarity and oneness.
  • Offering of BS (4 years Program), M.A MS/M.Phil and Ph.D Program in Urdu in order to promote comparative studies, research activities and awareness among the scholars.
  • To enhance the skill of communication through writing & speaking among the students and to encourage them in participation research and analytical studies of socio cultural, subjects.

 

Objcetive

Teaching of the National Language at different academic levels as the compulsory subject. Teaching of other Pakistan (Sindhi, Pashto, Punjabi, Balochi & Kashmiri) Classical Poets through Urdu for National Solidarity and oneness.

Offering of BS (4 year program), M.A, MS/M.Phil and Ph.D program in Urdu in order to promote comparative studies, research activities and dawareness among the scholars to enhance the skill of communiation through writing & speaking among the students and to encourage them in participating research and analytical studies of socio cultural, subjects.

PROGRAMS OFFERED

1.         BS (Four-year)

2.         MA (Two-year)

3.         M.Phil

 

Location

Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur 
 
Mailing address:
Old National Highway,
Khairpur Mir's, 66020 Sindh, Pakistan
 

Contact

Give us a call at 0243 9280050-54

Email us at info@salu.edu.pk

 

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