The Department of Hindi started in the year 2014. The department offers Additional Language Courses for Five-Year Integrated PG Programmes. It offers four courses, each with 4 Credits.
These 4 credit courses in Hindi Language teaching-learning are purely optional followed by patterns:
Basic Hindi – It is offered for beginners, who have not studied Hindi Language. There are two levels of this course i.e. Basic Level I and II
Advanced Hindi – The students who have studied Hindi either in secondary school level or higher secondary level or qualified in Basic Hindi courses are admitted to this course. There are two levels of this course i.e. Advanced Level I and II.
The objectives of these courses:
1. Second Language Teaching is conventional and quiet common phenomenon at the level of graduation. The universities that offer graduation programmes do pursue with language course as an option. Therefore, the students have the option to choose any one language to study for two years for their academic benefits.
2. During the freedom movement, Hindi language was one of the most connecting language that could reach the largest population of India and given a spark of freedom in the hearts of people. After Independence, Hindi Language has become more popular. It has become link language for communication among people of different states in India. Swiftly it has turned as a language of media, journalism and market. In such a scenario, the students of the Southern States get an opportunity to learn the language and it is beneficial for them for communication.
Besides, the department also offers remedial classes for SC/ST and Minority students.
The department is being supplemented by the activities of the Hindi Club of the University. The Club actively organizes literary and cultural programs in the campus as well as in other institutions of India.
The department is offering PG Programme in Hindi (Language and Literature) from the Academic Year 2016-17. It also proposes to offer Research Programme (PhD) and PG Diploma in Functional Hindi and Translation in the forthcoming academic years.
Dr. Anand Patil, Assistant Director (Official Language) has been the Coordinator and has run the courses efficiently.
At the initial stage, the department functioned with a contract faculty (Dr. Vinayak Kale) and later on added another faculty (Dr. Krishna Kumar Paswan).