Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abu Tayyub Khan
Established in 1953, the department
of Bengali at the University of Karachi offers regular programs at
graduate and post graduate levels. These programs enable students
to develop a
meaningful understanding and appreciation of Bengali literature and
its history beginning from
the ancient to modern era.
A pool of highly competent faculty
members has been associated with the Bengali department. Professor
Syed Ali Ahsan, Professor Muhammad Farooq, Professor Syed Ali Ashraf
and Mr. A.B.M. Mohiuddin Chaudhry have all contributed immensely
to the development of the department.
Teaching & Assessment
Teaching at the Bengali department is
carried out mainly through lecture. Visiting speakers from other
institutes are also invited from time to time. Students are required
to give presentations on various topics as well as to submit assignments.
The department hosts seminars at national and international level from
time to time, in which distinguished speakers from Bangladesh read out
their papers and speak on different aspects of Bengali literature The
seminar organized by the department was on the prominent Bengali scholar
contribution to Human Rights and Bengali Language, recently
the department organized seminar on the "Qazi Nazrul - Islam and Allama
Iqbal" contribution to Muslim Dignity in South Asia.