'Master of Philosophy' is usually abbreviated and used as 'M.Phil'. It is a research oriented course. The specialization 'Urdu' teaches all about Urdu language, its literature, history, origin, evolution, etc. Candidates learn about Urdu linguistics, philosophy and biography of famous authors of Urdu.
Topics related to Urdu Fiction, Urdu Poetry, Urdu Literary History, Drama and Literary Criticism are also some important part of this course.
The admission is simple in comparison to other technical course. Candidates need to get the new application form and prospectus from the particular institute. All candidates are advised to read the prospectus thoroughly. After checking the eligibility carefully, the fully filled form should be submitted before due date. All other required documents like Fee, certificates and mark sheet must be enclosed with the form.
Admission will offered directly or on merit basis and only rare institutes conduct entrance test for the same.
A candidate having post graduate degree in Urdu or have pursued any other related course equivalent to post graduation is eligible for this course. The minimum qualifying marks may vary from institute to institute.
The duration for this course is 2 years for regular candidates. These 2 years are equivalent to 4 semesters. The syllabus for the course is also divided into 4 parts and each semester ends with final examinations.
Further study options
A candidate can pursue PhD after completion of M.Phil. PhD is 'Doctor of Philosophy' which is again a research based course.
M.Phil is a combination of theoretical study and research based study. Candidates study about Urdu in all references like Urdu poetry, Urdu Drama, Novels and may more. They also study about origin of Urdu and how it got evolved in its present form.
Candidates also study about Urdu Poets, writers and authors, their contributions in the advancement of Urdu as language and literature.
The course allows them to pursue a short term project during the course and candidates need to prepare the thesis mentioning about their research/ project.
These candidates have may suitable job options like they can be a teacher, a lecturer, a translator and may more. If they have good grip over independent writing, they can be an author or a freelancer and can develop content on their own.
Interested candidates can start their own tuition classes for Urdu.
Options like Translator jobs, interpreter jobs, etc for publishing forms, scientific literary firms, translation bureaus, hotel industry, etc are also open for the.
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