MPhil program in Persian started in 2001 while PhD program started in 2001. Its entire faculty holds foreign PhD degrees and native Iranians are also on board. Total number of PhD faculty members at present is 07. Apart from local students, foreign students are also enrolled in the program. The department has set up Iranology Center which is expected to give boost to the program in terms of research and scholarship.

Programs Offered

• MPhil
• PhD

Program Requirements

• Students with BS or Masters in Persian or having 16 years of schooling from an HEC recognized institution are eligible for admission in MPhil. Students with MS / MPhil in Persian or having 18 years of schooling from HEC recognized university or equivalent degree recognized by HEC are eligible for admission.

Areas of Research

• Literary Criticism
• Stylistics
• Linguistics & Literature
• Mystical Persian Literature
• Classical Persian Literature


Dr. Noor Muhammad Mehr Head
Dr. TahiraParveen
Dr. Rashida Hassan
Dr. ShaguftaYasin
Dr. Amber Yasmin
Dr. Muhammad Fayyaz
Dr. Muhammad Safeer