The Department of Arabic was established in the year 1977.It offers the courses of M.A. Arabic, Diploma in modern Arabic Language and Certificate Course in Modern Arabic Language. It also conducts Ph.D. programmes on different aspects of Arabic Language. Under these courses, it imparts teaching and training and culture ,Literature and History, Arabic linguistics literature of Holy Quran.
Important and Purpose of the Arabic Course :
Bhopal has remained renowned centre of Arabic for last 200 years Siddique Hasan Khan, the dignifies personality of Arabic and religious literature and own inspiring great scholar of India in such a literary personality who has written more than 100 books in Arabic which are included in the syllabus of universities in Arabic world.
Another famous scholar and teacher in Husain Bin Mohsin Ansari people from all parts of sub continent of India came here for his patronage and guidance.
The facility of teaching and guidance is available only in B.V.V. at Bhopal. There is no other university in M.P. to provide this facility. Arabic is the official language of 22 countries out of them 18 are from richest nations. They have deep and close relation with our Country.
The department is acknowledge as the main Indian centre for research on Arabic Language, Literature and Culture and benefits from an outstanding library collection. Well qualified students with an appropriate research topic may be admitted to read for a research degree at Ph.D. level, under individual supervision. There is a great demand to start courses of certificate and diploma in modern Arabic it is need of the people of Bhopal. People with these qualifications can get better jobs in Arabian countries; duration of such a course will be 1 year. It will run under self finance scheme. The above mentioned courses are in the process for approval
Unique features of course :
This programme is aimed to students with proficiency in Arabic gained through a university degree of some other ascertainable means, and is designed to cater for non-native speakers of the language, students will have the opportunity to broaden and deepen their knowledge of the Arabic Language, and its literature and culture through a complement of modules with a clear modern focus, which nevertheless is not oblivious to the important continuity between modernity and tradition. Another important feature of the course is Spoken Arabic, we have an excellent practice in this field with eminent teachers well capable to this task.