Mohammad Mujeeb
Died1985 (aged 83)
Years active1926–1985
Known forJamia Millia Islamia
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Mohammad Mujeeb (1902-1985) was an Indian writer of English and Urdu literature, educationist, scholar and the vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.[1][2]

Early life and education

Mujeeb was born in 1902[3] to Mohammad Naseem, a wealthy barrister from Lucknow.

Mujeeb studied history at Oxford University. He was a close friend and associate of Zakir Hussain, the third president of India, and Abid Husain.[4] Later, he did advanced training in printing in Germany before returning to India to join Jamia Millia Islamia in 1926 as a faculty member, along with Zakir Hussain and Abid Hussain.[5]


He was a scholar of History and was involved in the cultural and educational milieu of post-independent India.[1]

Literary works




Padma Bhushan (1965) for his contributions to literature and education.[24]

Death and legacy

Mujeeb died in 1985, at the age of 83.[25] Jamia Millia Islamia has instituted an annual oration, Professor Mohammad Mujeeb Memorial Lecture, in Mujeeb's honour.[26]

See also


  1. ^ a b Sean Oliver-Dee (15 September 2012). Muslim Minorities and Citizenship: Authority, Islamic Communities and Shari'a Law. I.B.Tauris. pp. 124–. ISBN 978-1-84885-388-1.
  2. ^ Yasmin Khan (2007). The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan. Yale University Press. pp. 21–. ISBN 978-0-300-12078-3.
  3. ^ Shan Muhammad (2002). Education and Politics: From Sir Syed to the Present Day : the Aligarh School. APH Publishing. pp. 88–. ISBN 978-81-7648-275-2.
  4. ^ "Bapu's effort to get allowance for Prof Mujeeb". Urdu Figures. 5 December 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Prof Mohammad Mujeeb". Jamia Millia Islamia. 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  6. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1952). A Glimpse of New China. Maktaba Jamia.
  7. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1958). Ordeal 1857: A Historical Play. Asia Publishing House.
  8. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1961). World history, our heritage. Asia Pub. House.
  9. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1965). Education and Traditional Values. Meenakshi Prakashan.
  10. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1968). Social Reform Among Indian Muslims. Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi.
  11. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1969). Akbar. National Council of Educational Research and Training. ISBN 978-0-88253-350-6.
  12. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1969). Ghalib. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-7201-708-8.
  13. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1972). Dr. Zakir Husain: a biography. National Book Trust, India; [chief stockists in India: India Book House, Bombay.
  14. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1972). Islamic Influence on Indian Society. Meenakshi Prakashan.
  15. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (2003). The Indian Muslims. Munshiram Manoharlal. ISBN 978-81-215-0027-2.
  16. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb; Akhtarul Wasey; Farḥat Iḥsās (Z̲ākir Ḥusain Insṭīṭiyūṭ āf Islāmik Isṭaḍīz) (1 January 2008). Education, literature, and Islam: writings by Mohammad Mujeeb. Shipra Publications. ISBN 978-81-7541-395-5.
  17. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (2015). Three Plays by M. Mujeeb.
  18. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1956). Dunyā kī kahānī. Maktabah-i Jāmiʻa.
  19. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1965). Āzmāʼish.
  20. ^ Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib; Mohammad Mujeeb (1969). Gazaliat E Galib: Galib's Selected Gazals in Roman. Muslim Progressive Group; distributors: Galib Academy.
  21. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1973). Tārīḵẖ-i falsafah-yi siyāsiyāt. Naishnal Buk Ṭrasṭ.
  22. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1974). Nigārishāt. Maktabah-yi Jāmiʻah.
  23. ^ Mohammad Mujeeb (1982). Rūsī adab. Maktabah-yi Jāmiʻah.
  24. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  25. ^ "Mujeeb, M. (Mohammad) 1902-1985". WorldCat. 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  26. ^ "Professor Mohammad Mujeeb Memorial Lecture". Jamia Millia Islamia. 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.