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[Faculty of Islamic Studies and Social Science][Faculty of Pharmacy][Faculty of Management Studies and Information Technology][Faculty of Nursing][Faculty of Medicine][Faculty of Science

Courses offered in the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Social Sciences

  1. M.A. in Islamic Studies
  2. Ph.D. in Islamic Studies
  3. Ph.D. Programme of Centre for Federal Studies
  4. Research Programmes in Centre for History of Medicine and Science

Department of Islamic Studies

M.A. in Islamic Studies: (Click here for detailed syllabus)

Duration             :              Two years

Total Seats         :              06


A candidate seeking admission to M.A. in Islamic Studies must have:

 a)         passed graduation in Islamic Studies or in related disciplines securing at least 50% marks.  Further, students who have passed Fazil (Graduation) examination securing at least 50% marks from  a  Madarsa which has been recognised by any of the State Boards of the Madarsas or by Jamia Hamdard are also eligible for admission. 

 b)        proficiency in English and Urdu/Persian/Arabic and knowledge of Theology and teachings of Islam.

 c)         appeared in entrance test conducted by Jamia Hamdard.

Candidates applying for MA (Islamic Studies) are advised to consults the list of Madarsas/Boards/ Institutions recognized by Jamia Hamdard.

Selection Procedure

            For admission to M.A. Islamic Studies programme, a written Entrance Test will be conducted. The test paper will comprise of descriptive questions based on the Fazilat syllabus of  Madarsas and also B.A. Islamic Studies syllabus of  universities. The paper will have three parts one part will be compulsory for all the candidates and out of the two remaining parts, one will be for the candidates who have obtained Fazil from Madarsas and the other for the graduates from universities.  

The selection will be made on the basis of the merit determined by the performance of the candidates in the written test . 

Eligibility for admission  to Ph.D. Programme:

Candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. in Islamic Studies should have a post-graduate degree in Islamic Studies or allied subjects with at least 55% marks, Knowledge of Arabic/Persian/Urdu and English is essential.

Centre for Federal Studies

Eligibility for admission to Ph.D. programme:

Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. Course must possess Masters' degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, History or Economics, with at least 55% marks in aggregate.

Center for History of Medicine and Science

Research work on the history of Unani Medicine being undertaken at the Centre is related to the  development of Unani medicine in India.

Areas of Research:

  1. Influence of Ayurveda over Unani Medicine in the Pre-Mughal Period.
  2. Influence of Unani medicine over Ayurveda in the Post-Mughal Period.
  3. Basic concepts of Unani Medicine and Ayurveda- A Historical Comparative Study.
  4. Preparation of critical editions of important manuscripts (compiled in the pre-mughal and the mughal periods).
  5. Role of Indian Folk Medicine in the Development of Unani Medicine.
  6. History of development of Unani Medicine in India (12002000 AD).