Karvaan Urdu – Advanced Learning Programme

Date(s) - 14/03/2021 - 25/04/2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Course Fee

Rs. 4000 (India)
$150 (International)

About the Programme

It is an eight-weekend long programme intended to help the Urdu aspirants with the elementary knowledge of Urdu. The programme is focused on facilitating fluent reading and writing along with deeper familiarisation with Urdu Literature. The motive of the program is to enable the participants with the following:

• Read and Write Urdu with reasonable fluency
• Speak Urdu with fluency and enhance the vocabulary
• Get familiar with major trends and works in Urdu Literature

Course Pre-requisite

Karvaan Elementary Programme
Basic knowledge and recognition of Urdu letters and words in Naskh/ Nastaleeq (Urdu Script).

Duration and Schedule

Number of Sessions: 8 Sessions
Contact Hours: 25 Hours
Additional Study Time (Outside Class): 50 Hours
Session Schedule: Sundays


Review the Script – Read / Write Practice
Introduction to Urdu Literature -Prose and Poetry
Urdu Poetry – Nazm
Urdu Prose – Short Stories
Urdu Poetry – Ghazals
Urdu Prose – Novels
Urdu Poetry – Marsiya / Qaseeda / Mathnavi / Rubayi / Shahre-e-Ashob
Urdu Prose – Humour / Biographies / Plays
Urdu Translations
Denouement – Final Presentations

Batch Size

30 (Number of Students)

Class Mode

Online (Zoom App)

Program Coordinator

Tanzil Rahman

Tanzil Rahman is a poet and an entrepreneur based in New Delhi. He is the co-founder of Karvaan and facilitates an Urdu learning program at Karvaan. Professionally he runs a consulting firm named Stepping Cloud and is an alumnus of AMU and IIM Bangalore.

Course Instructor

Zeeshan Asrar

Zeeshan Asrar is a Curriculum Developer, English Trainer, and an Anglo-Urdu Translator. He has taught Urdu to more than a hundred Urdu aspirants. He is an alumnus of Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Registration & Fee Payment

We receive hundreds of applications every quarter and the criterion to fill in the batches is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

You can pay the fee and register using the link below to secure your place right now, right away.


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