Prof. Dr. Shehla Salim Noori
The department of Persian was
established in 1955 with a view to provide facilities for advanced
studies and research in the fields of Persian language and literature
with particular emphasis on the literature produced in the Indo -Pak
subcontinent during the last nine centuries, and to familiarize the
younger generation of this country with the history, language and
literature of Iran. Professor Dr. Ghulam Sarwar was the founder Chairman
of the department.
Gold Medal: Khawaja
Moinuddin Gold Medal is awarded to the student who stands first class
first in the M.A. examination. Some scholarships are awarded by the
Cultural Centre of the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of their government
under the cultural program to the students of B.S. classes and research
scholars for M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Teaching & Assessment
Teaching at the department combines
lectures, group discussions, quizzes and class presentations. Assessment
is based on midterm, makeup and Terminal examinations. Dissertation
is mandatory for Final year literature students.