Faculty Profile


Name : F.U.  Farooqi
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre of Arabic and African studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Room No : 332
Off. Phone : 26704256
Residence : 26957233, 9873242052
Email : farooqi@mail.jnu.ac.in   fufarooqi@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in


PhD: from Allahabad University, 1984 Topic: Lucknow A Centre of Arabic and Islamic Studies during the 19th century (language English)
M.A.: in Arabic from Allahabad University, 1976
B.A.: Arabic-Urdu-History, from Gorakhpur University, 1974
Intermediate: from U.P. Board, 1972
High School: from U.P. Board, 1970
Alim: from Darul Uloom Deoband, 1968 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

• Classical and Modern Arabic poetry
• Islamic Studies (Fiqh and Hadith) and Madrasa education. 


1. Lecturer at Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi from Sep 1979 to Feb 1981.
2. Lecturer in M.S. University of Baroda from Feb 1981 to Jun 1983.
3. Lecturer EFLU (then CIEFL), Hyderabad from Jul 1983 to Feb 1987.
4. Reader (Associate Professor) in JNU New Delhi on March 2nd, 1987
5. Professor since 2002 

Awards & Honours


International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. Teaching of Arabic Language to the foreigners – Analysis and Suggestions, published in Majallatul Hind, April 2012

2. A Comparative Study of Ghalib and Mutanabbi, written in Arabic and Urdu, published in Majallatul Hind, March 2012

3. The Message of Dr. Iqbal to the Arab Nation), in Arabic, to be published in Majallatul Hind Sep-Nov 2012.

4. Introduction of Hadith Literature in India with special reference to Maulana Abdul Hai of Firangi Mahal, written in Arabic and presented in the international seminar held in CAAS/JNU in Nov 2010, and selected for publication in seminar report.

5. Maulana Obaidullah as poet. Critical Analysis of his Poetic Collection “Kalam-e-Marfat”), in Urdu, published with the collection as forward in 2009. 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. An Applied Grammar of Standard Arabic, Part I, published from Falah-e-Darain Trust New Delhi in 2002. Part II is ready for publication.

2. Lucknow A Centre of Arabic and Islamic Studies during the 19th Century, revised Ph.D thesis, published from Falah-e-Darain Trust New Delhi in 1998.

3. A Collection of Selected Hadith,(Translated from Urdu into English) published by Islamic Book Foundation, Delhi in 2006. 

Patents (if any)