The Department of Arabic at the Aliah University has been started with the objective of teaching and research in Modern and Classical Arabic Language and Literature. The Modern Arabic Language is being taught in a greater emphasis along with the translation and interpretation for enhancing students’ capability in speaking and writing the Modern Arabic language for their better placement in the Government and Corporate sectors in the country and abroad.
The Department of Arabic started its glorious journey from the year 2009 with 3-years B.A. (Honours) and 2-years M. A. in Arabic. It has launched Ph. D. programme in the year 2012. At the beginning, the Department of Arabic commenced its functioning in the Old Campus of Aliah University, Erstwhile known as Calcutta Madrasah at 21, Haji Md. Mohsin Square, Kolkata-700016. In February 2015, the department has been shifted to the 5th Floor of the Park Circus Campus of Aliah University at 17, Gorachand Road, Kolkata-700014