Department of Islamic Studies


Department of Islamic Studies

About Department of Islamic Studies - Aligarh Muslim University


Islamic Studies as a subject in India was recognized only after the formation of AMU. The Department of Islamic Studies offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research level courses. The Department of Islamic Studies also offers couple of Diploma courses.

The focus areas of Islamic Studies department in AMU are:

  1. Arabian Studies

  2. Iranian/Persian Studies

  3. Turkish Studies



Courses offered by Department of Islamic Studies


B.A Hons (Islamic Studies)               - 25 seats


M.A (Islamic Studies)                         - 25 seats


P.hD (Islamic Studies)                        -  As per requirement and government norms


Certificate in Turkish                         - 10 seats


Diploma in Turkish                            - 10 seats



Faculty Members of Department of Islamic Studies


Prof. Sayyid Ahsan - Professor and Chairman


Prof. Obaidullah Fahad - Professor


Prof. Muhammad Ismail - Professor


Dr. Ahsanul Haq - Associate Professor


Dr. Abdul Hamid Fazili - Associate Professor


Dr. Adam Malik Khan - Associate Professor


Dr. Abdul Majid Khan - Associate Professor


Dr. Aijaz Ahmad - Assistant Professor


Dr. Nighat Rasheed - Assistant Professor


Dr. Ziauddin - Assistant Professor


Dr. Imtiazul Hoda - Assistant Professor


Dr. Bilal Ahmad Kutty - Assistant Professor


Dr. Zubair Zafar Khan - Assistant Professor


Dr. Shahnaz Shabbir - Others


Dr. Darakhshan Anjum - Others


Dr. Aaesha Siddiqua - Others