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Urdu Refresher Course

AICTE via Swayam





This isonline Urdu Refresher Course for 12 weeks consisting of videos and texts which will also be uploaded to provide in print for teachers. In pursuance of the philosophy that Refresher Courses should focus on personal and professional growth of teachers of Institutions of Higher Learning the current Refresher Course in Urdu is designed to provide the faculty members an exposure about the latest developments in the frontiers of knowledge in the subjects spanning the field of Urdu. Also it will focus on certain aspects of research methodologypedagogyfor managing the class room environment.


Professor Maula Bakhsh Ansari
Aligarh Muslim University

Renowned Urdu Critic and Poet.

Working as Professor Department of Urdu, Aligarh Muslim University and as Course Coordinator, NRC, ARPIT UrduRefresherCourse, SWAYAM, UGC, MHRDat AMU and before it worked as HOD, Dept. of Urdu Dyal Singh College since last twelve years. Passed matriculation from Bihar School Examination Board, Patna, 1979, Intermediate from Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, 1981, B.A Urdu (H) and M.A in Urdu from Ranchi University (Now in Jharkhand).

Done my M.Phil on “Literary Style of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan” from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi1991.
Obtained Ph.D on “Analytical Study of the Prose Style of Sir Syed’s Era” from University of Delhi in 1999.
Completed Mass Media Advance Diploma Course from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 1991.

Presented papers in various National and Internationals Seminars, work shops and delivered lectures in institutions of repute. There are a number of television and radio programmes/ talks and Radio Feature to my credit.

Contributed many critical introductions on various creative writers and contributed chapter in various edited books by eminent scholar: and published a vast number of research articles and other articles, and articles edited books by eminent scholars.

Participated in so may Educational Activities text making process and gained administrative experience in different meeting on the issue of course design, interview as Head of the Department.

The well known national ETV Urdu Channel engaged my cervices for its much popular educational series Maktab. This serial prove to be one of its kind in the history of teaching of Urdu Language through Television.

ReceivedAward for Research and Criticism (2011)Urdu Academy, Govt of Delhi.

Indira Gandhi Award by freedom fighters foundation,Delhi,dated,25thnov-2009

Sanad-e-Iftekhar by Azar Academy,Aligarh,2ndmay 2012 at Ibne seena Academy.

Ham Nasheen literary Award,11thmarcstrong008 Balmiki Nagar Bihar for Contribution in Language and Literature

Took part in the literary programs, readings and interaction with eminent Chinese writers, nominated by the president of the Sahitya Akademi as a member of the Writers’ Delegation to visit China in connection with the Beijing International Book Fair which held from 30thAugust to 3rdSeptember 2010.



MEMBER BOARD OF SYUDY (URDU) Arabi Farsi Urdu University, Lucknow 2019 to 2021

MEMBER Advisory Board Urdu Sahityakedmi ministry of Culture, 2012 to 2017.

Member, N.C.P.U.L., M.H.R.D, Govt of India(2009 to 2011)

Expert General selection committees Gorakhpur University, Saint Andrews College, Gorakhpur, KMC Univ, Banaras Univ, Rampur Raza Library

I have been nominated by the competent Authority as member expert, under the scheme of award of fellowship in the field of Culture in Ministry of Culture, Govt of India, no.F.4-6/2011-S and F, for two years.

1. Jadeed Adabi Theory Aur Gopi Chand Narang” came out in 2009
This book has also been published by Sange Meel Publication, Lahore (Pakistan) in the same year 2009. It shows the popularity and contributory importance of the book.

2. Khwaja Hasan Nizami Ki Nasr: Sqafati Laiha-e-Amal (2012)

3. “Mohammad Mir Asar Dehlvi” published in 2008,(monograph) Urdu Academy, Delhi.
(Monograph) Khwaja Hasan Nizami, 2012(monograph) Sahitya Academy, Delhi.

4. Giran Khwab Chini Sambhalne Lage( Travelogue) 2016

Going to be publish(Book)

Tanqeedi Usloobiat (Stylistics Theory and practice) 4 VOLUMES

Urdu Tanqeed (Under process)Under publication: Sqafati Mutalait (Cultural Studies)

Maholiat Aur Adab( book under publication)

Major Project submitted to U.G.C IN march-2017 on- A Formalistic andStructuralAnalysis of Urdu Prose Forms,(In perspective of Culture) supported by University Grants Commission,w.e.f-1-7-2012

Dept. of Urdu
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh(UP) pin 202002Invalid HTML tag: tag name o:p is not allowed





Week: 1


Adab Aur Adab ki Qirat ke mukhtalifunnau Nazaariyat


Sinf Kya Hai? Sinfi Taskhkeel ke Siyasi, Samaji aur Saqafti seyaq



Week: 2
Ghair Afsanvi Adab


Ghair Afsanvi Nasr ki Chand Aham Sinfon Par Ek Nazar(Inshaiya, Reportaz, Safarnama/Dairy Writing


Ilmi-o-Adabi Nasr ke farogh mein Sir Syed Ka roll



Week: 3




Urdu ke Aham Mohaqqeqeen ki Tahqeeqat par Ek nazar


Urdu Khudnawisht Nigari



Week: 4


Adabi Nasr


Urdu Dastan



Week: 5


Jadeed Urdu Afsana


Barr-e-Saghir Mein Urdu Novel





Week: 6
Amali Tanqeed


Usloob aur Usloobiyat


Sanskirit Sheriyat ke Aom Dabistanon ka Taruf


(Rasa, Alnkar, Riti, Dhwani aur Vakrokti)



Week: 7


Maholiati Tanqeed: Ek Naya Tanqeedi Mukhatba
Urdu Me Mutaleaat Mahauliyaat


Mabad Jadeed Tanqeed Ki Aham Tarjeehaat



Week: 8
Urdu Lisaniyat ki Tadrees ke Tariqekar


Tadrees-o-Amozish ke Maqasid



Week: 9


Urdu Shayeri Ka Aghaz




Dabistane Dehli Syasi Samaji Pase Manzar



Week: 10


Nazeer Akbarabadi


Mirza Ghalib


Magrabi Ahle Qalm Ki Iqbal Shanasi : Ek Muhakma



Week: 11


Aligarh Tahreek
Tanisiyat ki Fikri Asas


Week: 12



Urdu Ghazal


Urdu Marsiya

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Prof. Zia ur Rehman Siddiqui

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