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Mazhar Asif
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 Mazhar Asif 


Mazhar Asif is a Indian writer belongs from Bihar, He used unique diction for his remarkable expressions regarding life andsociety,married to Sabaya Praveen Asif having two sons: Ashoo Asif 8 years and Aazin asif 2 years.

Associate Professor
Department of Persian
Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam


131, University Campus
Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam
Contact Number: 0361-2672683, 09435118077

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Date of Birth: 2nd January 1971
Father’s Name: Md. Zeyaul Haque
Marital Status: Married
Nationality: Indian


2009 Post Doctorate Fellowship
UGC, New Delhi
Topic: Socio-cultural History of Assam from Persian sources.

2002 Ph.D.
Topic: Persian Language & Literature in India During the 1st half of 20th century.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

1994 Pre-Ph.D.
First Class (A Only)
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

1993 Cleared National Level Test for JRF & 
NET Conducted by UGC, New Delhi

1994 Scholarship by the Govt. of Iran.
Successfully completed the Refresher Course on “ Modern Persian” from the University of Isfahan.

1991-93 M.A
First Class (A Plus)
University Topper
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

1988-91 B.A. ( Hons)
First Class (A only)
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi.

1985-87 Intermediate
First Class 
Bihar Intermediate Council, Patna

1985 Matriculation
First Class
Bihar School Examination Board, Patna


Gauhati University Working as Associate Professor in the Department of Persian since August 2005 till date.

Am member of Committee of Courses & Studies Departments of Persian and Arabic.

Am on the editorial board of G.U New Letter.

Member Equality Cell, Gauhati University

Was Head of the Department for two years

Was member of Academic Council, Gauhati University for two years.

Worked as Lecturer in the Department of Persian since October 1996 to August 2005.

Was Observer for CET at Debrugarh center, 2004

Was Director for workshop on Hindi organized by NCERT, 2008

Worked as Assistance Zonal Officer for M.A, M.Sc. Exam 1999.

Worked as Assistance Zonal Officer for LL.B Exam 2004

Completed Orientation Course conducted by Academic Staff College, December 1999

Was coordinator of 1st Zonal refresher Course organized by Iranian Cultural House, New Delhi.

Jawaharlal Nehru University taught undergraduate Classes from July 
New Delhi 1995 to May 1996

CMS, All India Radio Worked as Persian Monitor from 1991 to 
New Delhi 1993

Iranian Cultural House completed two Persian Refreshers 
New Delhi Courses ( 1998 & 2000) 

Aligarh Muslim University Completed Refresher Course in Persian conducted by Academic Staff College in 2001

Jamia Millia Islamia Completed Refresher Course in Persian conducted by Academic Staff College in 2003


Sl No. Name of the papers. Name of the Journal in which published/ publishers. Year./ Issue
1 Charity and Alms giving in Islam Pranja Gauhati University Volume 12
2 Important Sanskrit Classics into Persian Surabharati Journal of Sanskrit Department, G.U. Number 9
3 Maulana Rumi Axamya Vishwakosh, Guwahati Volume -7
4 Khaja Moinuddin Cheshti -do- -do-
5 Sheikh Nezamuddin Aulia. -do- -do-
6 Influence of Persian on Indian Society. -do- -do-
7 Origin and development of Sufism. Journal of the Faculty of Arts, G.U. Volume -40 2005
8 Sadeq Hedayet : Bofekur. Qnde Farsi, New Delhi. Volume-41,2004
9 Rawabete Hindo Iran dar qarne bestom miladi Indo –Iranica, Calcutta Volume 54
10 Glimpses of Assamese Culture as depicted in Tarekhe Asham Journal of the Faculty of Arts, G.U. Volume -42 2009
11 Geyasuddin Aulia Contributions of Muslims to Assamese Culture. In the press
12 Jalaluddin Tabrezi -do- -do-
13 Perso Islamic words in Assames Language -do- -do-
14 Hassan Reza do
15 Roman News dar Farsi Indo –Iranica, Calcutta Volume 62


Sl.No Name of books Name of publisher Year 
1 Adbeyate Classic wa Jadeed Awwal Ketabistan, Muzaffarpur,Bihar 2005
2 Adbeyate Classic wa Jadeed Dowwom -do- -do-
3 Translation of Tarekhe Aasham. Department of History and Antiquarian Studies, Govt of Assam. 2009
4 Contributions of Muslims to Assamese Culture, part on ( as one of the editor) Raushanara Educational trust 2009
5 Contributions of Muslims to Assamese Culture, part two ( as one of the editor) Raushanara Educational trust 2009
6. Persian-English- Assamese Dictionary Central Institute of Indian Language, Mysore In the press
I have been on the Editorial Board of G.U. News letter published by the Publication Department, Gauhati University.

Have attended the following National and International Seminars during the last 5 years. Name of the conference/seminar Venue Whether National/International Name of the papers read.
1 Problem and prospect of Persian in India, 6-7 Oct 2004 Iranian Cultural House, New Delhi. National Wazyeate farsi dar Assam
2 History of Assam as depicted in Persian sources, 2006 Gauhati University -do- Glimpses of Assamese Culture as depicted in Tarekhe Asham
3 Studies of Arabic and Persian in W.Bengal, 2006 Calcutta University, Kolkata. International Persian literature during the 20th century and Reza Ali Wahshat.
4 Khatme Bokhari Seminar, 2006 Badarpur Madrasa Badarpur, Assam National Social aspect of Islam.
5 All India Oriental conference ,2006 University of Jammu, Jammu. -do- Roman Newsi dar Farsi.
6 Maulana Rumi and Universal Brotherhood Gauhati University International Maulana and Kabir: A Comparative study.
7 Islam and Peace, 2008 Hojai College, Hojai.Assam National Prophet Mohammad and his Teaching
8 Sufism and Communal Harmony, 2004 Cotton College, Guwahati -do- Sufism and Communal Harmony
9 Phonology, Vocabulary, Literature & Culture in Language Teaching in the N.E. context, 2008 North East Regional Institute of Education Shillong -do- Problem & prospect of Persian in Assam at Secondary level.
10 All India Persian Teachers Conference 2008 Krishnanath College, Behrampur Murshidabad. International Tadwene Tarikhe Aasham
11 Historiography as a genre of Indo-Persian literature. University of Delhi -do- Translation of Tarikhe Aasham
12 Development of Resource Materials for teaching Hindi as a second language in the N.E. context at elementary level Department of Persian, G.U. National Acted as a Director of the Seminar.
13 All India Persian Teachers Conference 2009 Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi International Wazehate Farsi dar Aasami
14 Sufusm and Vashnavism, 20th January,2010 Hojai college National Philosophy of Analhaq
15 Assam and the rule of Muslims in the Independence Movement, March 25, 2010 Jamia Millia Islamia National Historical Prospect of Assamese Muslims
16 Nai Talim Teachers Training Programme April 9-10, 2010 National Council of Rular Institute National Approach to education through Nai Talim
17 Education in crisis
5-6 May 2010 Department of Economics
Gauhati University National Student friendly education

18 Seminat on Guru Dev Tagore
18.05.2010 Department of 
Gauhati University National Tagore and Iran
19 Refresher Course Acedemic Staff College, G.U. Sufiwad and Assamese literature.

Presently doing Post Doctorate under UGC fellowship programme on the topic:
“Socio cultural History of Assam from Persian sources”.

Honors/ Rewards

v Post Doctorate Fellowship of UGC
v Honored by the Ministry of HRD Govt. of India for attaining the first position among all Post graduate students in JNU for the Academic session 193-94
v Witnessed the Republic Day parade of 1994 in New Delhi as a guest of the Prime Minister of India.
v Certificate of Recognition for Meritorious Performance awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund New Delhi
v Merit Scholar ship at Under & Post Graduate level in JNU

Extracurricular Activities

Won award in various Athletic event
Was Executive Member of GUTA (2000 -2004)
Was Joint Secretary of GUTA for two terms (2006 & 2007)

Languages Known

• Mother Tongue: Vajjika

• I can read, write and speak the following Languages:

Hindi, Urdu, Persian, English, Bhojpuri and Tajik.

• I can read and write Arabic language.

• I can speak Assamese language.

At present 8 research scholars are perusing Ph.D. under my supervision.
Three have been awarded Ph.D.gre
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