From The Desk

of Dean Faculty of Oriental Languages.


The faculty of Oriental Learning came into being in the month of July, 2012 and were allotted three departments, Viz, Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit. Besides, the faculty has nine under Graduate Oriental Learning Colleges under its domain. Accordingly the below given academic activities fall under the jurisdiction of this faculty.

1)      Conduct of entrance test for PG and other courses.

2)      Conduct of M.Phil /Ph.D Entrance Test

3)      Research Activities and Conduct of examination in Course paper and Methodology.

4)      Conduct of M.Phil and Ph.D viva-voice examination.

5)      To convences Board of under Graduate studies meetings in Oriental learning OC & MIL.

Well qualified and experienced teachers and professors are working in this Faculty with great zeal and dedication. The state of Jammu and Kashmir has a rich storehouse of manuscripts preserved in its various centres. The manuscripts are in all languages especially Sanskrit, Persian and Arabic which need the better attention. It would be a good idea to critically edit them and publish them for the herefit and posterity. However the faculty is busy and doing its best level efforts to preserve these literary pearles through Research, Editing and translation are being done through Faculty members and Research Scholars.

The following Oriental colleges:

1)      Anjuman Nusrat –ul-Islam Oriental College, Rajouri kadal Srinagar

2)      Oriental College, Tral

3)      Darul- Aloom Hanfiya Arabic College, Noorbagh ,Srinagar

4)      Madinatul-ul-Uloom Hazratbal Srinagar

5)      Jamiya-Tul-Banat Umer Colony, Lal Bazar Srinagar

6)      Babul illim Budgam

7)      Islamia Oriental College Tral

8)      Kamla Nehru Memorial Oriental College, Bohri Kadal Srinagar

9)      Govt. Oriental College Baghi-Dilawar Khan, Srinagar.

Are providing three (3) main courses such as:

1)      Molvi Course (Arabic): The three sub-courses of this course are


2)      Munishi Course (Persian): The three sub-courses of this course are


3)      Adeeb Course (Urdu) : The three sub-courses of this course are


All the above mentioned courses are equillent to BA 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year. After the completetion of the above 3 year courses the candidates of these institutions become eligible to apply for PG programme in the University of Kashmir.



      {Professor (Dr.) Syeda. Rukaya}

Dean Faculty of Oriental Learning.

University of Kashmir, Hazratbal Sgr.