ISSN Print 2521-8204

ISSN Online 2616-9681


Tahqeeqi Jareeda is an Urdu research and critical inquiry journal, published by the Department of Urdu, GC Women University, Sialkot, Pakistan. The first issue was published in January 2017. It is printing bi-annually. The unpublished research-based articles in the context of Urdu language and literature as well as other local languages are included in Tahqeeqi Jareeda. Articles are sent to the experts for judgment and opinion before publication. It is registered in MLA directory of periodicals and registration with some other international database agencies like Ulrich, EBSCO etc in progress.

The Aim and Goal of Tahqeeqi Jareeda is to promote quality research in areas of Urdu language and literature as well as other local languages. The major features of Tahqeeqi Jareeda are unpublished research works about Urdu classical text, manuscripts and artifacts as well as the modern critical thoughts and ideas, issues of language, linguistics and quality research of poetry.
The Objective of Tahqeeqi Jareeda is standardization of Urdu and local languages research and criticism particularly in Universities. The journal facilitates publication of the Urdu researchers and scholars in universities of Pakistan and abroad, their research projects under the defined procedures and guidelines. Researchers and scholars of Urdu and other local languages outside universities can also send their research articles. Tahqeeqi Jareeda strictly follows the rules and regulations set by HEC for journals.


Scope of the Journal 

Tahqeeqi Jareeda considers all manuscripts, book reviews, review articles and commentaries related to any aspect of Urdu language and literature as well as other local languages in the region. Research and critical works from Language, Linguistics and Literature perspectives are welcomed for submission, however, all submissions must be written in Urdu only. The journal does not entertain any kind of submissions in any languages other than Urdu.

Mission Statement

The mission of Tahqeeqi Jareeda is standardization of Urdu and local languages research and criticism particularly in Universities. We need to patronize and work for our National and regional languages and there can be no better way than focusing on research works which can provide authentic data to promote our languages and culture. The journal facilitates publication of the Urdu researchers and scholars in universities of Pakistan and abroad, their research projects under the defined procedures and guidelines. Researchers and scholars of Urdu and other local languages outside universities can also send their research articles. Tahqeeqi Jareeda strictly follows the rules and regulations set by HEC for journals.

  • Patron –in- Chief:Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar, Vice Chancellor
  • Parton:Prof. Naila Arshad (In-charge Dean Arts & Social Sciences)
  • Editor: Dr.Muhammad Afzal Butt, (Chairperson Department of Urdu.)
  • Coordinators: Dr. Sabina AwaisAwan/ Dr.Shagufta Firdous / Dr. Tahir Abbas Tayyab

  • Prof.Dr.TahseenFaraqi, Director Majilas-e-TarqiyaAdab, Lahore
  • Prof.Dr. Anwar Ahmad, BahauddinZakariya University, Multan.
  • Prof.Dr.RasheedAmjad, Ex-Dean Language & Literature International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  • Prof.Dr. Muhammad Yousafkhushk, Dean Social Sciences, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur (Sindh).
  • Prof.Dr.Tanzeem-Ul-Firdous, Head Urdu Department, Karachi University, Karachi.
  • Dr.Nasir Abbas Nayer, D.G Urdu Science Board, Lahore.
  • Prof.Dr.RubinaShahnaz, Head Urdu Department, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad.


  • Prof.Dr. Ibrahim Muhammad Ibrahim, Chairman Urdu Department, Al Azhar University, Egypt.
  • Prof.Dr. Khalil Tauq Aar, Chairperson Urdu Department, Ankara University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Prof.Dr.Khawaja Muhammad Ekram-ud-din, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  • Prof. So Yamane Yasir, Department of Area Studies, Osaka University, Japan.
  • Dr. Muhammad Q. Marsi, Chairperson Urdu Department, Tehran University, Iran.
  • Prof.Dr. Zhou Yuan, Head Urdu Department, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China.
  • Dr.Sohail Abbas, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan.
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Currently, Tahqeeqi Jareeda is registered in MLA directory of periodicals and registration with some other international database agencies like Ulrich, EBSCO etc is in progress.

  1. Tahqeeqi Jareeda is an Urdu research and critical inquiry journal in which unpublished research articles in the context of Urdu language and literature as well as other local languages are considered.
  2. All articles in Tahqeeqi Jareeda are published according to the rules and regulations set by HEC.
  3. All articles go through rigorous double blind peer review process before publishing which could take two to three months.
  4. Tahqeeqi Jareeda is published bi-annually in January and June so articles must reach to the editor till September and March respectively.
  5. Articles submitted in Tahqeeqi Jareeda must not to be sent anywhere else for publishing before getting known about acceptance or rejection.
  6. The mentioned category for Tahqeeqi Jareeda is Urdu and other local languages. Therefore, authors should carefully consider the scope of the journal before submitting a manuscript.
  7. The language of the Journal is only Urdu. Manuscripts should be written in Urdu only.
  8. Do not send translations or creative writings like Ghazal, Nazm, etc.
  9. Before sending articles take care of these matters.
    1. Articles must be in composed form. Soft copy is necessary as well hard copy.
    2. Articles must be accompanied by an abstract (100-300 words) in English.
    3. Title, Keywords, Name of the Researcher and affiliation of the researcher should be provided in English also.
    4. Complete address and contact details should be provided
    5. Attach an affidavit in which clearly mention that the article is not submitted, under consideration for publication or printed elsewhere.
    6. Soft copy must be in MS. Word format with following settings.Document type = A4, argins = 1” , Font = Jameel Noori Nastaliq, Font size= 13, Font size of abstract=13.
    7. Article must include references/ footnotes at the end of the article, otherwise it is not acceptable.
    8. Please follow this structure for references: (Author, Book, Publisher, Address, Year, Page)

Note: All research Articles that are accepted for publication in Tahqeeqi Jareeda expresse the view points of the respective author. So, every article is the sole responsibility of the writer whilst Editorial Committee and GC Women University Sialkot have no responsibility in this regard. Editorial Committee has the right to make occasional changes to meet the Journal requirements. Important Note: There is NO Submission or Publication Fee for this Journal.

Basic information about the Papers. The specialty of Tahqeeqi Jareeda is to present articles in the different categories of Urdu language and literature as well as other languages. Articles excluding these categories will not be considered. 

  1. Research (Textual, Subjective, Biographical) In this category it is necessary that the article must cover textual, Subjective, biographical research about classical era. The classical forms of Urdu literature and related documents, antiques and manuscripts are also parts of this category.
  2. Discussions (Intellectual, Critical) Articles in this category should be about the intellectual and critical discussion like modern western theories of criticism, classical and modern thoughts, theories of eastern criticism, the evolution and development of Urdu criticism and related texts, different arts relating literature and languages & literature of other local languages etc. The discussions in said category should be related to the Urdu as well as other local languages and literatures
  3. Poetry (Research and Analysis) In this category articles covering different genres of Urdu poetry like Nazm, Ghazal, Qasida, Marsia and others are treated. The different shades like evolution, philosophical perspective, contemporary issues and objective studies based on related texts of these genres are welcomed.
  4. Language and Linguistics Linguistics research (old and new) in Urdu and contemporary linguistic discussions are part of this category. However, modern linguistic discussions must be connected to the Urdu language or other local languages.
  5. Iqbal Studies Research articles about Iqbal’s prose, poetry, life and services are included.
  6. Research/Criticism Research and Criticism as a subject are parts of this category. Research about classical Urdu literature, classical and modern discussions of criticism, related documents and manuscripts are also parts of this category.
  7. Urdu Fiction (Research and Analysis) Articles about Urdu fiction (classical and modern) are included in this category. This is a broad category and has distinguished identity status in the journal. Research based studies of classical Urdu Myths, Novel, Short story, Drama and Inshaia are considered in this category.
  8. Non-Fictional Urdu Prose (Research and Analysis) This category entertains critical and analytical study of non-fictional Urdu prose like Letters, Essays, Autobiographies, Biographies, Columns and Reportages etc.
  9. Translations (Research and Analysis) This category is for the articles discussing art of translation or research in this field. Critical and analytical studies of translated works in Urdu from different languages are also included.

Note: Please keep in mind these categories before sending your research articles for Tahqeeqi Jareeda. For more information read the guidelines.
Submission Preparation Checklist

    1. As part of the submission process, authors/researchers should check off their submissions compliance with all items below:


  1. The submission has not been previously published, not it is under-consideration for publication elsewhere.
  2. The submission file must be in Microsoft Word file format.
  3. The text adheres to stylistic and bibliographic requirements provided in Author Guidelines section of the Journal.

For all submissions, the editorial committee will first conduct an inhouse review and if a submission is considered suitable, it will be sent to at least one national and one international reviewer. Tahqeeqi Jareeda strictly follows a double-blind review policy and no exception is made in this regard. Usually, it takes 6-8 weeks for initial reports and revision can take up-to 4 additional weeks. If there is not consensus between the reviewers, opinion of a third expert can be requested. Tahqeeqi Jareeda publishes all accepted manuscripts twice a year in January and June, therefore, authors might have to wait for some time for the publication of their accepted works.

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Volume 2 – Issue 2 – 2018
01Atharvin Sadi Ka Aik Ilmi Nabga: Ali Ibrahim KhanMoien-Ul -Din AqeelJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
02Musadas Hali: Sahifa Tanbiya AlgafalienArshad Mehmood NashadJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
03Mir Taqi Mir Ka Farsi DewanHumaira IrshadJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
04Ismat Chughtai Aur Elas Walkar kay Niswani Kirdaroon Ka Taqabli JaizaNaila Arshad / Muhammad Afzal ButtJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
05Haroof-E-Abjad Tarteeb-O-Manweyat kay MubahasRabia SarfarazJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
06Muasir Nisai Nazam Main Tanisi RawaiyeMuhammad Ashraf KamalJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
07Roshni Ki Raftar …Aik Tajzeyati MutalaNuzhat AbbasiJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
081980 Tak Pakistan Main Urdu Imla Aur Rasm-UL-Khat ki TehqeeqZafar AhmedJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
09Urdu Gazal Aur Jadeed Nazam Main Qomi-O-Mili Mozuat Ka MutalaShafiq Asif /Ghulam Muhammad AshrafiJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
10Iqbal ki Farsi Gazal Main Tagazul Kay RungNaveed Ahmad GullJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
11Iqbal Ki Shairi Main Tasawar-E-HayatRukhsana BalooJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
12Ashfaq Ahmed Kay Afsano Main Samaji o Seyasi Haqeeqat PasandiTehseen BibiJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
13Urdu Shoora Kay Tasawarat-e-Maargh(Mir,Ghalib,Khali o Akbar kay Khasosi Hawalay Say)Muhammad Amjad Abid/Uzma YaseenJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
14Rehman Baba Aur Firaq Gorakh Pori Ka Tasawar Marg-E-HayatMuhammad Tahir Bustan Khan/Muhammad ShezbazJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
15Urdu Aur Pashto Kay Aik Dosray Par AsratNaqeeb Ahmad JanJuly -December(2018)2521-8204
Volume 2 – Issue 1 – 2018
01Sir Syed Ahmed Khan ki Ilmi Ata Aur Hamar Asri ShaoorDr. Saadat SaeedJan -June (2018)2521-8204
02Moti Musanif Alberuini Urdu Tarjuma wa HawashiProf. Dr. Attash DurraniJan -June (2018)2521-8204
03Urdu Ki Lisaniati Tashkeel Main Jan Gilchrist Ka KirdarDr. Muhammad Ashraf KamalJan -June (2018)2521-8204
04Urdu ka Pehla Afsana Aik. Aik JaizaProf. Dr. Nuzhat AbbasiJan -June (2018)2521-8204
05Jadeed Punjabi Shairi Main Azam w HimatDr. Asma Ghulam RasoolJan -June (2018)2521-8204
06Tahira ki Ghazal k Chand Muntakhib TaarajimShaista Mushta/Dr. Muhammad Asif AwanJan -June (2018)2521-8204
07Iqbal K Nizam Main Aala Iqdar Ki Akasi. Aik JaizaBinish FatimaJan -June (2018)2521-8204
08Akbar aur Iqbal ka Falsafa e ZindagiMuhammad Luqman/ Dr. Muhammad Arshad AwaisiJan -June (2018)2521-8204
09Mazhab aur Fanoon e LatifaAhmad Abdullah/ Dr. Ghulam Abbas GondalJan -June (2018)2521-8204
10Bashir Saif ki Haiko NigariDr. Nazia MalikJan -June (2018)2521-8204
11Fitrat Nigari Haqeeqat Nigari ki TosseeBabar HussainJan -June (2018)2521-8204
12Amaan Saain : Aik MutaliaProf. Dr. Syed Ishfaq Hussain BukhariJan -June (2018)2521-8204
13Urdu Nawal K Fanni Irtiqa Main Awaleen Nawal Nigaron Ka HissaDr. Mehmood Ul HassanJan -June (2018)2521-8204
14Tadween e Gulzar e Naseem Az Rasheed Hassan KhanDr. Shabnam NiazJan -June (2018)2521-8204
15Inqalab aur Inqalabi Adab, Ajmali JaizaUsman GhaniJan -June (2018)2521-8204
16Alamati Tehreek aur Adbiat Aik JaizaDr. Muhammad Afzaal ButtJan -June (2018)2521-8204
Volume 1 – Issue 1 – 2017
01“Tareekh e Adbiyat e Urdu” Par Aik NazarDr. Arshad Mehmood NashadJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
02Jelani Bano kay Naswani kirdarDr. Sobia saleemJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
03Urdu Nasar ki Tadrees: Hudod o ImqanatDr. Abdul Sattar MalikJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
04Doha may Haiyati aur Sinfi TajurbatGhulam Rasool Khawar ChJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
05Tazkiro May Tanqeed e Ghazal: Isharat o IslahatDr. Jabir HussainJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
06Haider Baksh Haidery ki Teen Dastano Ka Tajurbati MutalaBenish FatimaJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
07Urdu Inshaiya aur Dr. Saleem Agha QazlbashAshiq Hussain. Yasmin SarwarJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
08Dabastan Sir Syed ka Nasri AsloobBabar HussainJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
09“Sanskrit Urdu Luagha”: Tehqiq MutalaJamil RehmanJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
10Sattr Ki Dahai Ka Afsana: Fikri o Aslobiyati JaizaNazia Kanwal. Usman GhaniJuly – Dec (2017)2521-8204
Volume 1 – Issue 2 – 2017
01Suchai aur Sarmasti par Sachal Sarmast kay Shair ki Assas.Dr. Anwar AhmedJan – June (2017)2521-8204
02Tasawof ki Tareef: Mahiyat, Khasail 0 Makhuz.Dr. Syed Bacha AghaJan – June (2017)2521-8204
03Syed Ghulam Bheek Nairng ki Shairi ma Falsafa e Ikhlaq.Dr. Asghar Ali BalochJan – June (2017)2521-8204
04Fakahiya Kalam Nigari:Ahmad Nadeem QasimiDr. Sabina Awais AwanJan – June (2017)2521-8204
05Mushfiq Khawaja ki Makhtot Shanasi.Dr. Tahir TayyabJan – June (2017)2521-8204
06Pakistani Urdu Ghazal Par Tanqeedi Behsain.Dr.Jabir HussainJan – June (2017)2521-8204
07Tarjuma Nigari aur Angerezi sy Urdu ma Tarjuma k AsoolBabar HussainJan – June (2017)2521-8204
08Ghalib Par Un k Pesharwoon kay Asraat.Muhammad AsifJan – June (2017)2521-8204
09Urdu Nowal Ko Kesa Hona ChahiyeRubina KousarJan – June (2017)2521-8204
10Ajiz ki Rang Shanasi.Azmat HayatJan – June (2017)2521-8204
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Volume 3 – Issue 1 – 2019
01Iqbal Ahmed Sohail, an opponent as well as follower of IqbalProf Dr. Munazar HashmiJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
02The Impects of Sir Syed Movement on the Early Female NovelistDr. Nuzhat AbbasiJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
03Reflection of Politices and Dictatorship in Short Stories of Mansha YaddDr. Sanam shakir, Dr. M. Waseem AnjumJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
04Urdu language and literature and PakistaniyatDr. Muhammad Afzaal ButtJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
05Forough FarrokhzadDr. Naveed Ahmad GillJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
06Riaz Hussain Choudry: Na’at -poetNaseer Ahmed Dr. Ghulam Abbas GondalJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
07Problems of lower class in Pakistan an the Novel “Mera Ghayoo”Dr. Mushtaq Adil, Allah Yar SaqibJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
08Social status of Women’s through history (In the light of Dr. Mubarak Ali’s writings)Dr. M Khawar Nawazish, Misbah KhanJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
09Aesthetic sense for bright future Ihsan DanishDr. Shagufta FirdousJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
10Analytical study of the short stories of Waqar Bin IllahiDr. Tahir Abbas TayibJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
11Short story of Khalid Husain:As depictions of fats in Modern AgeDr. Nazia MalikJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
12Globalization from a feminist perspectiveDr. Rukhsana BalochJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
13Aesthetic sense of Mairasi Aness, Acritical AnalysisBenish Fatima , Nazia KanwalJanuary-June(2019)2521-8204
01AddressDepartment of Urdu, GC Women University, Sialkot
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