Takhliqi Adab is an Urdu research and critical inquiry journal, published by the Department of Urdu, National University of Modern Languages, annually in June. The first issue was published in June 2004 and so far (June 2011) eight issues have been printed. The unpublished research based articles of Urdu language and literature are included in Takhliqi Adab. Articles are sent to the experts for judgment and opinion before publication. In 2005 journal was selected in the approved list of HEC journals. From 2011, it is registered in MLA directory of periodicals and some other international database agencies like Ulrich, EBSCO etc.
The aim and goal of Takhliqi Adab is to promote quality research in Urdu language and literature. The major areas of research published in Takhliqi Adab are related to Urdu fiction, non fictional prose, art of translation, classical Urdu literature and manuscripts.
The objective of Takhliqi Adab is standardization of Urdu 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 outside universities can also send their research articles. Takhliqi Adab strictly follows the rules and regulations set by HEC for journals.