Year of Establishment : 1966
Location : Ground Floor, Main Building
This department was opened alongwith the establishment of the college in 1966 to cater to the needs of the Muslim minority students as there is a significant presence of Muslim people in this locality. The founder teacher of the department was Abdus Sobhan who worked sincerely till his retirement in 2007. In between, he was elected twice to the Assam Assembly(1977-85) as an MLA from Jania LAC. During that period, a substitute teacher was appointed against lien vacancy. Dewan Abdul Qadir served this department
as a regular teacher from 1978 to 2001 who was also a good writer of religious and literary books. After his retirement, he was selected by the state government as a literary pensioner, an importation recognition for a writer. From this department, Hazrat Hasinuz Zaman became university topper in 2003 when he secured 1st class 1st in B. A. Final Examinations.
Courses Offered :
HS Course Three years (six semesters) Degree Course (B. A) both Major & General
Faculty Members : Permanent
- Abdul Kader Ahmed, M.A., Ph.D. (HoD)
- Safiqul Islam, M.A., M. Phil.
- Amir Hussain, M.A., B. Ed.
- Mukhlesur Rahman, M.A., B. Ed.
Research Project Details
Dr. A. K. Ahmed, currently HoD of the deprartment had completed one UGC sponsored Minor Research Project in 2009 entitled The Concept of Soul in Islam and Christinity : A Study.
The Department has one laptop with internet facilities and a small departmental library. The Department organizes academic activities for the benefits of the students. The teachers of the Department offer informal counseling to students from time to time. Arabic Department plays a leading role in the celebration of birth and death anniversary of Prophet Hazarat Muhammad, which is populary known as Fateha-E-Dowaz-Daham.
Arabic department regularly organizes group discussions, seminars among the students within the department. The faculties of this department offer informal career counseling to students from time to time. Occasionally the department organizes field trip or exposure visit for students to various places. The department also co-operates in activities of Society for Humanities and Social Sciences which felicitates the outstanding students.