About the Department:

Year of Establishment:- U.G. in 1981 and P.G. in 2016 The department of Urdu was established in 1981.Dr. Q.S. Abbasi (Saeed Arifi) was the first lecturer of the Urdu department. He has joined in 1981 on the Post of Urdu Lecturer as a permanent teacher in the Urdu department. He was the founder the Urdu department. He died in 2002. His service period was since 1981to till 2002. The B.A. classes of Urdu subject has started since 1981. Raj Kamal Gupta has joined on the post of Urdu Lecturer in the Urdu department since 31st December 2004 to 8th March 2019 on the basis of honorarium (Maandeya). He is teaching as a permanent teacher on the post of Assistant Professor in the Urdu department since 9th March 2019 to till now. Dr. Merajuddin Khan has joined since 6th May 2017 on the post of Assistant Professor in the Urdu department as a self finance teacher. The M.A. classes of Urdu subject has started since 2016. The department’s main objective is to spread awareness about literary and cultural importance and relevance of the Urdu culture, language and literature in Bahraich and around the world. It aims to promote the Urdu language as the language of knowledge and Urdu literature as the literature of values, especially human values that can with stand the buffeting forces of time. It aim at carrying out original research to develop the field of knowledge. The department offers of B.A. Urdu and M.A. in Urdu also. The thrust research areas of the department of Urdu are:- The study of Modern culture, Language and Literature, Deccani language, culture and literature, linguistic and new approaches in the field of literary criticism.

Vision and Mission:Hub-E-Watan and Khidmat-E-Chaman

Vision:-The vision of the department of Urdu is to impact knowledge of Urdu, is literature and culture. Preservation and promotion of human and aesthetic values amidst consumerism and materialism through urdu culture, language and literature. Our vision is to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Urdu language. Literature and forms like calligraphy, painting and Ghazal signing and promote Urdu language and literature through teaching and research.

Mission:-The mission of department of Urdu is to instill in the students a spirit of critical inquiry, capability to look beyond their parochial surroundings and analytical vision to place and define themselves in the wider social, cultural, political and ideological environment.

  1. To impact relevant, quality higher education to the students to inculcate the values of Indian culture and to teach the students the values of self-reliance and service.
  2. To spread awareness about the synergetic and synergetic genius and importance of Urdu culture. Language and literature.
  3. To develop the literary taste and sense and significance of language and culture.
  4. To create the love and respect for values especially human values.
  5. To ignite the sense of elegance, dignity, magnanimity and delicacy.
  6. To ignite the passion for learning, teaching and employability based on human utility.
  7. To protect and promote the creativity and originality.
  8. To promote communicative skills among the students to become successful in the market and society.
  9. To promote study of modern culture, language and literature laced with overall classical background, and Modern theories of criticism.
  10. To promote the scholastic and research aptitude.
  11. Our students after completing their will have the opportunity to get employment in teaching profession, in the field of Journalism and Electronic media.

Courses Offered:

B.A. (3 Years-6 Semester ) M.A. (2 Years)

About the Head:


Mr. Raj Kamal Gupta

Associate Professor

Faculty Member(s):


Mr. Raj Kamal Gupta

Associate Professor

Specialization:- Ruswa


Dr. Merajuddin Khan

Assistant Professor (Contractual)
M.A., Ph.D.

Specialization:- Novel

Some Outstanding Alumni of Department:

Name of Alumni Passed Degree / Year (from KDC) Designation / Affiliation Present Address Email id / Mobile Number
Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava B.A. (2005) Assistant Professor Mahatma Gandhi P.G. College, District Fatehpur urdu.ashu@gmail.com
Abdul Kadir M.A. (2019) UGC NET (Urdu)   mabdulkadir671@gmail.com
Rampal Vishwakarma B.A. (2020) UGC NET (Urdu)   rpvishwakarma311@gmail.com


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