- To improve the communication skills of the students
- To create awareness about literature by encouraging students to read literary classics and to make than to learn the values of life
- To create conducive atmosphere for students to develop creativity and thereby encouraging then to write poems and short stories
- To encourage students to use literary and flowery language in this oral and written communication
- Focusing on class room coaching to improve the learning and grasping capacity of the students
- To give individual attention to each student for all round development
- To organize seminars and literary competition
- Organizing Qawali and Ghazal Competitions
The department of Urdu was established in the year 1976 with the regular appointment of Mr. s. Mohammed Rahamathul Haq on 01-09-1976, at sree Siddaganga College of arts, science and commerce, Tumkur. The college was a co-Education one. Before the appointment of Mr. S M R Haq, the students of Urdu were opted to study the language on their own.
The department has been a ‘one man department’ ever since it came into existence Mr. SMR Haq Strived hard in bringing the department to the mark of excellence. Literary and cultural activities were the regular affairs of the department students participated very actively in learning and reciprocating. The results on the academic front also were par excellence. The department of Urdu has the satisfaction of producing good citizen to the nation. Many of the students produced by the department have established themselves in various fields. A few have touched the mark of excellence – in the field of education as professors, Lecturers, High School Head Masters ( K E S ) and as teachers at primary and Higher Primary level, Advocates in the filed of low- Engineers, Civil, Electronics, Doctors, Custom, Officers, etc and some more have been working in the middle Eastern Countries in Various fields.
The college was bifurcated into sree siddaganga college of women in the year 1982. Mr. S Mohammed Rahamathul Haq was asked by the management to lead the department along with Mr. Yasmeen jahan on a part time basis, so as to lead the department. In the year 1984 Mrs. Yasmeen jahan was appointed on a permanent basis. Since 1984, the department has been a one man Department. The department has produced good students. The result have been not less than 80% every year.
The department used to conduct Tours and Excursions occasionally. People from the field of literature were invited to address the students. Some students have been actively participating in the NSS and NCC, the sports and cultural activates of the college.
Ms. Yasmeen jahan expired in the year 2001 and Pro. S Mohammed Rahmathul Haq, the present incumbent was transferred from sree Siddaganga College for boys, Tumkur. He assumed charge of the department on 05-09-2001.
The impact of the Gokak Committee Report presented in the year 1980 has its own negative impact on the minority languages – particularly the Urdu language – Curbing the strength of the students to the lowest possible level.
Since the bifurcation of the College – the second one – delinking pre- university college. In the year 2001, the college and the department have confined themselves to the degree courses as per the UGC norms.
Students to the department of Urdu usually come from, poor, low middle class or the middle class, they need some extra attention and thus the department has been extending the moral support in making them fell one among the main stream, by shunning the feeling seclusion.
Since students of Urdu language assemble from all section – representing almost every section – i.e., Arts and its various options – Science and its various options – they will be usually one, two or three at the maximum from each section. They prefer the Excursions, and Tours from the main stream only as they benefit of majority and the knowledge more pertaining to the particular faculty – depending upon the nature of the tour.
The department has arranged for the good collection of books, covering multi various topics and subjects such as values – social, political, Ethical, and Theological, literary from classic to the progressive in language Urdu for the benefit of the students in the library.
Prof. Mohammed Rahmathil has served at various levels as NSS officer of the college for 8 years. Had served as the member, boards of studies and chairmen and member, board of examination of the Bangalore University and has a good record as an orator. And a resource person at various District level committees. He had brought more laurels. The results since 2001 show the academic performance of the department.
Prof.s Mohammed Rafmathul Haq was deputed to Karnataka Urdu Academy, Bangalore as Registrar state post from 16.09.2006 by the Government of Karnataka and Subsequently he retired on super annotation from service on 30th April 2011. Ms Shamshad has been heading the department since then. She has been doing her best to maintain the decorum and the true image of the Department.
Prof. Syed Mushtaq Ahmaed was deputed from Kallapatharu education Society, Tiptur on a part time basis from (Oct 2012). Both Ms. Shamshad and Syed Mushtaq Ahmed collectively made efforts to maintain the true image and sprit, already set. After syed Musthaq Ahamed retiring back to his parent institution i.e Kallapatharu Education Society, Tiptur as principal of Pallagati Advappa College.
At oresent Smt Shamshad has been an active social worker and has been chairman of the state committee of the text books DSERT Bangalore from High school level. She is enthused of utilizing her experience for the benefits of the students and projecting image of the college. From October 2012 Smt Shabeen Taj also rendered her better service to project the image of college in this department.
Right now Smt Jabeen Kousar is working as a lecturer since 2018 and continuing all the activities of her predecessors.