About the Department
Department of Hindi was established in 1993. The Department is offering quality education programmes and it facilitates for intensive study and research in different areas of Hindi Language and Literature and its applied and functional aspects such as translation, media, comparative studies, language technology, various contemporary discourses etc. Syllabus of the Hindi Department is based on the Model Syllabus of University Grants Commission and updated time to time in consultation with experts with due approval of Academic Bodies. Faculty members of the department have designed and floated courses on contemporary relevance and emerging areas which are offered as optional and soft core courses. Some of these courses are interdisciplinary in nature and aimed to nurture the skills of the students for their career development. Some of the courses offered in English medium too. Department is playing a vital role in spreading E -Literacy in the area of computing in Indian Languages and adopting innovative practices in teaching, learning and evaluation process. ICT integrated teaching, seminars, interactive classes, group discussions, internal and external assessment practices are enriching the teaching and learning. Department is also playing vital role in developing MOOCs, which provides opportunity to many for open online-learning and blended learning experience to campus students. The vision and mission of the Department of Hindi is to enhance the efficiency and proficiency of the Scholars and Students in the field of Language and literature. The Department envisages a creative environment and an atmosphere of learning by facilitating multi-disciplinary interaction. It aims to inspire the students to pursue the inherent urge to gain knowledge though various activities. Creative writing and cultural activities are encouraged through participation in FM Radio, publishing departmental magazine and Wall magazine.
C. Jaya Sankar Babu has served in mainstream media and conducted research in journalism. He is the Founder Editor of ‘Yug Manas’ Literary Journal, Chief Editor of ‘Antar Bharati’ monthly and editorial board member of few research journals. He initiated Digital Literacy Mission for computing in Indian Languages, organized workshops and imparted skills to many. He served in the jury of National Level Awards of Government of India. He is implementing SPARC project on ‘The History of Hindi: from Apabhramsa to early modern vernacular’ in collaboration with Prof. Eva De Clercq, Ghent University, Belgium. He has developed e-content and MOOCs.
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The Department has good infrastructural facilities including interactive class rooms, Computers with internet and Wi-Fi facilities and ICT teaching aids to assist teachers and student in their pursuit of academic excellence.
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Placement & Internships
Hindi Post Graduates have wide scope in various organizations such as Central Govt. and State Govt. organizations, Public Sector Undertakings, Govt. Enterprises, Public Sector Banks, Media and Publication Houses, etc. as Translators, Hindi Officers, Editors; and in Educational Institutions of various levels as Teachers. Those who acquired Ph.D. Degree and cleared NET are eligible for placement in Colleges, Universities and Higher Education Institutions. Our students are represented from various states all over the Country. Many students have cleared UGC-NET and JRF Examinations. Our students have been placed well in various Govt. organizations, Universities, Banks and other Organizations. Special orientation and counseling programmes are being conducted for the students with an aim to nurture their knowledge and skills which ensures better employability. Campus Placement Drive also arranged time to time.
1. UGC-Consortium for Education Communication – MOOC Project – ‘Bhasha Proudyogiki Ka Parichay’ – [2018-19], Principal Investigator- Dr.C.Jaya Sankar Babu, Asst. Professor and Head (i/c) 2. UGC-Consortium for Education Communication-MOOC Project- ‘Prayojanmoolak Hindi’ – [2018-19], Principal Investigator – Dr.C Jaya Sankar Babu, Asst. Professor and Head (i/c). 3. SPARC PROJECT (sanctioned by Ministry of HRD, Government of India.) SPARC Project code: P149, Title of the Project ‘The History of Hindi: from Apabhramsa to early modern Vernacular’, Principal Investigator – Dr.C.Jaya Sankar Babu, Asst. Professor and Head (i/c) in collaboration with Prof. Eva De Clercq, Ghent University, Belgium.