Dr. der Lit.
Free University, Berlin
University of Delhi
July 1984 to 1989
1990 to 1994
August 1994 – July 2002
August 2002 till date
Coordinator of admissions, Examinations and the works assigned by the Department of Arabic. Member of Board of Research Committee, Board of Departmental Research Committee and Member Committee of Courses.
Areas of Specialization / Interest
Classical Arabic Literature, Indo-Arab Literature, Arab Civilization and Islamic Studies.
Before Joining University of Delhi, worked as teacher of Arabic and Islamic Sciences, in different Institutes and taught secondary, under graduate and post graduate courses of Arabic and Islamic literature, then:
1990-92:Honourary Lecturer, Bamberg University, Bamberg, W. Germany
Aug.1994- July 2002 :Reader in the Department of Arabic, University of Delhi, Delhi
August 2002 till now:Professor of Arabic, University of Delhi
Courses taught/ teaching:
Post Graduate Diplomas: Arabic Language and Islamic Studies (in Arabic)
Certificate, Diploma and Advanced diploma in Modern Arabic: Arabic Texts, Translation from Arabic into English and vice versa, Grammar and Introduction to History of Arabic Literature and Arab World.
M. A: Prose, Poetry, Rhetoric, History of Islam
M. Phil: Special Study, Research Methodology, History of Arabic Literature.
Supervision of awarded Doctoral Thesis
Mr. Moostafizur Rahman:Contribution of Ulama-e-Bihar to Arabic literature and its bransches during 18th century upto Modern period.
Mr. Shams Kamal Anjum:A Critical and analytical study of al-Tabaqat al-Kubra
Mr. Naimul Hasan:Al-Shaikh Sanaullah al-Amritsari (1868-1948) His life and works.
Ms. Firind Fariq:Impact of Arabic on Hindustani Language in Modern India.
Mr. Mohd. Anas:An experimental study of comparativeness of deductive & Inductive methods of teaching of Arabic grammar at secondary level in India.
Mr. Abdul Bari:A critical study of Al-Manhal al-Rawi Fi Mukhtasar Ulum al-Hadith al -Nabawi by Ibu Gamqah (et-733 A.H.) with annotations and analysis.
Ms. Aqeela:Arabic & Islamic Studies at Delhi University. A critical Appraisal.
Mr. Sayed Abdul Rahman Geelani:Anwar Shah Kashmiri: His contribution to Arabic language and literature.
Supervision of Doctoral Thesis under progress:
Mr. Shanil A.:A critical study of Arabic works of Dr. Mohiuddin Alwaye.
Mr. Farid Ahmad:A comparative study of Arabic and Urdu Journalism in India.
Mr. Abu Saad:Al-Mutanabbi and Mirza Ghalib: A Comparative Study.
Mr. Abdus Salam Khan:The contribution of Qatar to Arabic Culture and Literature
Mr. Masood Alam:A critical study of the works of Dr. Abdullah Yusuf Al-Qardhawi.
Mr. Riyaz Ahmad Riyazi:Safi ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri: Life and works - a critical study.
Mr. Abdul Malik:The Ulemas of Haryana and Punjab and their contributions to the Arabic Literature and the Islamic Studies since 12th Country A.H. Till 15th Century A.H.
Mr. Obaidullah Urf Mohiuddin:Contribution of the scholars of Darul Uloom, Deoband to Hadith Literature in Arabic: An analytical study.
Supervision of awarded M. Phil. dissertations
Mr. Shamsuzzha:Ahmad Ameen (1886-1954 A.D.) His life and Works And an analytical study of his book “Zuama ul Islah fi al-Asr al-Hadith” .
Ms. Azra Parveen:Jubran Khalil Jubran: His life and His contribution to the Modern Arabic prose.
Ms. Faiza parveen:Prof. Nisar Ahmad Faruqi: His life and works.
Mr. Fakhre Alam:Ihsan Abbas: A critic and researcher .
Mr. Md. Anwar Alam Faiyazi:An analytical study of the first five volumes of “JAYEZE” written by Dr. Khursheed Ahmad Farique.
Mr. Masood Alam:Jamiatul Falah and its role in the development of Arabic Language and Islamic Studies -A Critical Study.
|Anjum, Shams Kamal. 2008. Introduction (Taqriz) to Jadid Arabi Sha’iri. Delhi: 14-18, Educational Publishing House.|
|Khan, Mohammad Nauman. 2006. Ashāb-e- Kahf ki Ghār kā Inkishāf. New Delhi: Islamic Book Foundation.|
|Tashih Lisaan al-‘Arab ed.. 2004. Dar al-Ma’rifah. Delhi.|
|Khan, M N and Dr Wali Akhtar. 2004. Foreword to A Practical Approach to the Arabic Language.|
|Akhtar, Syed Hasnain. 2004. An Introduction to Nahj-al-Balaghah. Amroha: Maulana Mohammad Ibadat Educational Society.|
|Manzoor, Ibn. 2003. Al-Muntakhab wa-l-Mukhtaar fin-Nawaadir wa-l-‘Ash’aar, by Manzoor. New Delhi.|
|Khan, Mohammad-Nauman. 1994. Die exegetischen Teile des Kitab al-Ayn. Berlin: Klaus Schwartz Verlag.|
|Khan, Mohammad-Nauman. 1983. Mukammal Yadgaar by founding King of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (revised) translated from Arabic into Urdu (two volumes).|
Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals
|Khan, Mohammad-Nauman. 2002. Al-Shaikh Waheed-uz-Zamaan al-Kiiraanawii. ar-Raabita al-Islamia. 17(4):.|
|Khan, Mohammad-Nauman and Krishna Kirpalani. 1978. Gandhi wa-l-Unoothah (Gandhi and Womanhood. Thaqaafat al-Hind. 27(2):.|
Research papers published in Referred/Peer Reviewed Conferences
|Khan, Mohammad-Nauman. 1974. Tadween-e- Tafsir par Sarsari Nazar. In proceedings Tamir-e-Hayat, 25th September, 10 & 25 October.|
Other publications (Edited works/Books reviews/festschrift volumes etc.)
|M Tomar Balhara, R Kapoor and A K Bhatnagar . 2005. Seed mycoflora and aflatoxin contamination in mustard during storage. In Current Concepts in Botany, ed. K G Mukerji and C Manohorachary, 321-337. New Delhi: I.K. International.|
International Conference on Raja Mahendra Pratap and Professor Barkatullah Bhopali in Freedom Struggle and its importance in contemporary Society, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, 1-3 December 2005, Paper: Maulana Barkatullah Bhopali ke Ilmi Safar Par Tairana Nazar (Maulana Barkatullah Bhopali and Contribution to knowledge and enligntment)
International Seminar on “Arabic Language and Literature un Iran”, Centre for Arabic Studies, CIEFL, Hyderabad 23-24th January 2006, Paper: Kalila wa Dimna wa tarjamatuhu ila al-Arabiyah (Kalila wa Dimna and its Translation in Arabic.
National Seminar on the Criticism in Arabic, Department of Arabic, A.M.U., Aligarh 17-19 March 2006, Paper: Qudamah b. Ja’far’s importance in the light of his book “Naqd al-Shi’r” in criticism
National Seminar on the Development of Arabic Novel, Department of Arabic, A.M.U., Aligarh 13-15 March 2007, Paper: Shakeeb al-Jaabiri, Ahadu Ruwwad al-Riwayah al-Suriyah (Shakeeb al-Jaabiri, one of the Pioneer Novel Writers of Syria).
Workshop on Khuda Bakhsh Library- Vision 2020, participated in Discussions and presented some suggestions to promote the library system in this oriental library.
And also Organized the following Seminars in the Department of Arabic, University of Delhi, in last five years:
National Seminar on Arabic Syllabi of Colleges and Universities in India: Problems and Solutions, March 24, 2003
National Seminar on Maulana Ghulam Ali Azad Bilgirami: His Contribution towards Arabic Literature, February 24, 2004
National Seminar on Prof. N. A. Faruqi: His life and works, February 23, 2005
National Seminar on Modern Arabic Literature in Syria, February 27, 2006
National Seminar on Humour Literature in Arabic.
Association with Professional Bodies
Life Member of All India Oriental Conference
Member and Elected Vice President, International League of Islamic Literature
Member, Academic Council, University of Delhi
Member, University Court, University of Delhi
Member, Different Committees of Arts Faculty, University of Delhi
Member of Different Academic Committees of various Indian Universities,
Journals/ Conferences/ Other Publications
1974. Tadween-e- Tafsir par Sarsari Nazar, Tamir-e-Hayat, 25th September, 10 & 25 October.
1975. “Dimashq” Shaam ka Mauztarib Bagh-e- ‘Adan (translated from English), Monthly Huda, January.
1975. Islam me’n Khinzeer ka Gosht Haraam hone ki Hikmat Jadeed Tib ki Roshni me’n (based on an Article in Arabic), Monthly Zikra, Rampur, November 1975
1975. Samaji Tabqawariat Islam ki Nazar me’n (abridged and translated from Arabic), Monthly Huda, July.
1976?. “Arabil” Kurdo’n ka Paaya-e- Takht, (translated from Arabic)
1976. Hindustaan me’n Jangli Haathi Pakere jate He’n, (translated from English), Monthly Huda, New Delhi, July.
1978. Gandhi wa-l-Unoothah (Gandhi and Womanhood by Krishna Kirpalani, translated from English into Arabic), Thaqaafat al-Hind. Vol. 27 No. 2.
1980. Darul Uloom Deoband ki Arabi Khidmaat, Special Issue of Daily al-Jamiat on the Anniversary of Darul Uloom Deoband, 26th March.
1981. Ghana Parindo’n ke Sauqeeno’n ki Jannat (translated from English), Daily Qaumi Awaaz, Delhi, 8th February.
1981. Baitul Maqdis ki Islami Haithiat, Daily al-Jamiat, Delhi, June.
1997. Wig ki Shar’ii Haythiat, (Monthly) Ma’aarif, Azamgarh, January.
1998. Kaleela wa-Dimna an-Nass al-Asl wat-Tarjama al-Arabia,
Thaqaafat al-Hind, No. 1
2000. Maulana Azaad aur ‘Arabi, (Monthly) Ma’aarif, Azamgarh, February.
2001? Usaama b. Munqidh aur Unki Kitaab al-I’tibaar, Ma’aarif.
2001. Maulaanaa Ali Miaan Ek Aalim Aur Insaan, Department of Arabic, Aligarh Muslim University, in Collected Essays (UGC’s D.S.A. Scheme, 2001)
2001. Al-Qazii At-har al-Mubarakpuri, Thaqaafat al-Hind, No.1.
February 2002. Qism al-Lugha al-‘Arabia fi Jaami’at Delhi, ar-Raabita al- Islamia, No. 2 Vol. 17
2002. Al-Shaikh Waheed-uz-Zamaan al-Kiiraanawii, ar-Raabita al-Islamia, No. 4 Vol. 17. April.
2002. Al-Shaikh Abd al-Aziz al-Rushaid wa Atharuhu al-Tarikhiyyah, in “al-Adab al-Kuwaiti” (Selection of Articles on Kuwaiti Literature)” CIEFL, Hyderabad.
2003. Maulana Azad aur Arabi, in “Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Afkaar-o-Asaaleeb, edited by Prof. Abdul Haq, Department of Urdu, Delhi University.
2003-2004. ‘Arabi Zabaan me’n Maqala Nigari, Sar Zameen-e- Misr ke Tanaazur me’n, Beesween Sadee ka Ek Nayaa Rujhaan, Rampur Raza Library Journal No. 10-11.
2004. al-Doctor Hamīdullāh wa-Āthāruhu bi al-‘Arabiyyah, Thaqafat al-Hind, Vol. 55 N0. 3.
2005. Mahmood Hasan Ismaiil Biswin Sadi ke Ek Numayan Sha’ir, in “An-Naz’āt al-Jadīda fī al-Shi’r al-‘Arabī (New Trends in Modern Arabic Poetry)” published by Department of Arabic, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligah.
2007. al-Mufti Ilahi Bakhsh al-Kandhlawi wa Khalfiyatuhu al-Ilmiyah wal-Thaqaafiyah, Thaqafat al-Hind, New Delhi Vol. 58 No. 4.
Khan, Mohammad Nauman
1996. Riview of Naye Shar’ii Masaa’il awr Mabaahith by Maulana Mohammad Taqi Uthmani, Qawmi Awaz (Weekly Supplement) 7th January
1996. Riview of Mu’jamee al-Hayy, by Arab Scholar Suhail Haseeb Samaha, Qaumi Awaaz, Delhi 15th Dec.
1998. al-Furqaan, Maulaanaa Manzoor Nu’maanii Number, Qaumi Awaaz, Delhi, 13th Dec.
1998. Faqeeh-ush-Shaam Abu ‘Amr Abdur Rahmaan al-Awzaa’ii, by Zainus Sajideen, A.M.U., Qawmi Awaaz, Delhi 28th June.