Hindi Department

“हिन्दी हमारे राष्ट्र की अभिव्यक्ति का सरलतम स्त्रोत है | ” – सुमित्रानंदन पंत

The importance of Hindi language is the second most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese. It’s estimated that nearly half a billion people worldwide speak this wonderful language. The importance of Hindi is one of the many languages in India that is considered to be the national and official language of the northern parts of India.

The Hindi language is also known as Hindi-Urdu or Hindustani and also had many different regional and national dialects. Hindi derives from the Indo-European language family of languages. The closest language to Hindi can be considered Arabic. However, unlike Arabic, Hindi is written left to right.

After the Independence of India in 1947 began a period of growth that continues today. The tourism industry in India as increased and is expect to keep increasing for many more years bring in hundreds of billions US dollars a year with a annual 10% growth rate. The importance of Hindi is beneficial regardless if you do it for fun or for your career or even just for personal travel. This is for many reasons such as the following.

Indian songs and hymns have been adapted and used by various popular rap and pop music artists. From science to commerce and business to various multimedia as shown India to becoming a viable world economy with increasing interest in the world. Bollywood as it is called as the second biggest film following Hollywood. Indian music as become influential with not only audiences in the United States but also with the rest of the world.

India is filled with a lot of beautiful and incredible architectural achievements such as the Taj Mahal Palace, considered the icon of the Capital of Mumbai, Mahabohi Temple, the Shore Temple, and the Bridhadishwara Temple, which is consider by some as India’s most prized architectural site. Another part of the attraction of Tourists to India is the geographical diversity of the country, such as it’s Waters falls in Western Ghats. Tourism is major part of India’s economy and plays a major part in it’s employment as well. Anyone that wants to compete globally will need to put some effort in growing their business into India. India is currently the fourth largest economy in the world(by GDP) after the USA, China, and Japan. It is predicted by 2020, that India will surpass Japan. With India’s huge potential for growth and innovation as made the importance of Hindi as a global language.

The Department was established in 1971 and the Post-Graduation course was started in 2001.

Courses offered:

Post-Graduation:M.A. in Hindi  (Duration: 4 Semesters)         
Under-Graduation: Hindi as an optional subject in B.A.