1563 Jamia - Centres -Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers - Faculty Members - Prof. Ghazanfar Ali
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Faculty Members

Prof. Ghazanfar Ali


Office Address:
Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers,
T.T.I. building ,
Maulana Mohammad Ali Johar Marg,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Jamia Nagar- New Delhi-110025

  26922601  (Direct)
  ghazanfarali@jmi.ac.in, cpdutdo@gmail.com   (Primary)  

After doing M.A. in Urdu (AMU, Aligarh, 1976) with the highest marks and 1st position and Ph.D. in Urdu (1982 on “Shibli Nomani ke Tanqidi Nazriyat”) joined Urdu Teaching and Research Centre (UTRC), Lucknow (under CIIL) as Principal in 1993.I also simultaneously held the additional charge of Director/Incharge, National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL), Vadodara (1st April to 5th September 2005). I underwent additional training at a short term summer course in linguistics and language teaching, University of Kurukshetra (15th August to 6th September 1982) and another one at the Northern Regional Language Centre, Patiala (14th to 26th January 1985). Earlier, I also served as a Lecturer cum Junior Research Officer at Urdu Teaching and Research Centre, Solan (under CIIL) (between 16th Feb.1982 to 29th April 1993). For a short while I was a lecturer at the Deptt. Of Urdu, AMU, Aligarh (5th April to 20th August 1979). I served as a Reader also at the AMU (20th May 1997 to 15th July 2000) where I taught Urdu to the non mother tongue speakers as well as to the regular graduate and post-graduate students and guided several Ph.D. scholars. Presently I am Professor/Director of Academy for Professional Development of Urdu Teachers, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025 joined on 1st August 2008. 

I have also been a regular participant in various extra curricular events such as radio & television programmes, all India Mushairas, and literary gatherings to read out my short stories (Organized by sahitya Academy, different Urdu academies, Universities, and other literary institutions). I have also participated in different educational programmes such as “Urdu Afsana, Past, Present and Future” organized through video conferencing by the radio section of Ambedkar University Hyderabad, Online Urdu programme through Hindi conducted by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Online Urdu through English (structure and script based lessons) conducted by NCPUL, New Delhi in collaboration with CIIL, Mysore, Refresher Courses conducted by Academic Staff College, AMU, Aligarh, Usmania University, Hyderabad, Jamia Millia Islamia University Delhi & Patna University Bihar.  I am also working as chief editor in the Urdu Style Manual Programme being conducted by CIIL, Mysore. I have published many books, articles and literary works in the field of creative literature as well as criticism and language teaching. About 200 Ghazals and Nazms, 60 short stories and a number of articles have appeared in various reputed journals/magazines. My two books have been translated into Hindi Divya Vaani by Neera Sada publication, Allahabad and Kahani Uncle by Vaani Prakashan, Delhi. Recently , proposals based on five of my novels have been submitted  to Doordarshan Urdu channel for approval under Commissioned programme. A proposal based on one of my novels has also been submitted to All India Radio.The details of my publications and academic contributions are being given below along with other relevant information: