School of Languages Lingusitic & Indology
Maulana Azad National Urdu University,
The Department of Persian was established in 2008 as part of School of Languages, Literature and Indology. It is striving hard to become a important seat of Persian Studies. The Department offers courses of Persian at various levels for Bridge Courses, Undergraduate Programs, MA (Persian), Ph.D. and Diploma in Persian. The Thrust areas for research in Persian Studies are Manuscriptology, Documents reading & translation, Historiography (especially Medieval Indian History), Epigraphy, Numismatics, Indo-Persian Literature, Sufi Poets, Cultural studies, Comparative Linguistics, Modern Trends in Persian Language, Literature and Culture. The department is trying to meet the basic objectives of Persian Studies as a Research Language for Indian Cultural Heritage and as an International Language.