Department of Arabic
Indo-Arabic Literature, Modern Arabic Literature, Classical & Medieval Arabic Literature, Translation and Specialized Terminologies
35 + Foreigners (over and above)
Pass-outs can opt for further research culminating in PhD which will soon become mandatory for direct recruitment to teaching positions in central universities. Furthermore, they can apply for various jobs in the corporate sector especially in the field of translation and interpretation and work in embassies and consulates, as well as in medical tourism, hospital management, and hospitality sectors.
The MA Arabic Programme offers courses in Classical, Medieval, Modern and Indo-Arab Literature in addition to Advanced Grammar, Linguistics, and Translation skills from English into Arabic and vice versa.It is also designed to maximize the exposure of learners to extensive syllabi covering the different periods of the development of Arabic literature with a view to enhancing language comprehension, communication skills and promoting critical thinking abilities.
Upon completion of this Programme, students will be able to:
- Describe important trends and phenomena in the history of Arabic Literature.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the literary output of key writers and poets from across the ages.
- Exhibit familiarity with the nuances of Arabic Grammar and Rhetoric.
- Acquire Capability to translate more advanced specimens of news reports, articles, unseen passages.
- Reflect critically on various aspects of literature and frame associations with Inter-disciplinary fields.
- Apply learning to research and training activities.