has a singular distinction to be our national
language. It developed during the last 1000 years
and has its origin in a number of languages e.g.
Sanskrit, Turkish, Persian and Arabic. It has
absorbed words form English and other regional
languages. It is widely spoken in India and Middle
East. It is the most common medium of communication.
Department was established in 1973 by Prof: Mujtaba
Hussain, an eminent critic scholar and educationist,
many renowned Educationists, writer’s scholars,
poets and play writers of Balochistan were groomed
and nurtured in the Urdu department.
Department has the unique honor to be the fist
department to start research oriented work up to
M.Phil and Ph.D level in the University. The
students have their own literary Club “Bazme Adab”
to share their literary and creative work with
faculty and fellow students. The department
publishes a Annual Adabi Mujalla (Journal) with
contributions of eminent scholars, poets and writers
to its credit.
is a connection between ages. It has proved through
ages that literature is a true friend of mankind. It
has always a king hand to put on ignorant minds and
has a glittering hope for wounded humanity. A keen
study of history tells us that after acquiring
knowledge, man has transformed knowledge into
destructive weapon. As for as literature is
concerned it teaches us brotherhood, equality,
justice, unity, democracy, liberty, love and
sincerity among human beings. It also teaches us to
give respect to human being without any
classification of wealth, religion, language, color
and other differences.
Today’s globalization was also a dream of
writers but is was more beautiful then the one we
are proceeding these days because the writer’s
global village was conceptualized with the great
moral values that human ever made for the betterment
Literatures always condemn the ideas and
activities that stop the progress of humanity and
revolution in mind.
All the progress of mankind is a result of
literary vision. No discipline of life can play
constructive role for society without having
literary vision as third eye. By keen study of
history and society you can easily know that the
nations made distance with literature become
spiritually unproductive uncreative, dispersed and
waste lands literature make human beings more
rational and sensible.
of Urdu literature has a mission to make the youth
rational and sensible with above mentioned literary
values. The coming generation is not only future of
Pakistan but they will play a role of touch stone on
future of global village. The producers of
literature have always dreamt to make this world a
mini paradise with all beauties, love and peace.
Let the department of Urdu to avail the
opportunity to contribute in converting the dream
into a living reality.
is the national language as such it plays a vital
role in the development of national harmony and act
as a bridge for different language of Pakistan. In
deed it is the most common medium of instructions
and communication. The Department of Urdu is thus
the mother department of the Languages.
guide the student of M. Phil & Ph. D in-depth
research of Urdu Language and Literature for
ascertaining multi faceted values of different ages.
explore old and new horizons of Urdu literature
pertaining to prose, poetry and criticism.
foster and environment that promotes learning
through quality teaching and research while
encouraging mutual respect, tolerance and
provide qualified and focused professionals in the
subject of Urdu to meet the future needs of
educational institutes or industry.
prepare researchers to meet the needs of industry
and research organizations, science and technology.
Department of Urdu, University of Balochistan,
+92-81-9211244, (Intercom: 1457, 1458)