M. Phil Hindi Language & LiteratureCochin University of Science & Technology
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The course of Hindi, established in 1963, is one of the oldest departments of the University. It was a part of the Kerala University and joined the folds of University of Cochin when it was established in the year 1971. From the period of inception it has blossomed into one of the prestigious institutions among Indian University Departments engaged in teaching and research of Hindi Language & Literature. The Department is actively engaged in research in different areas like Ancient and Modern Poetry, Fiction, Drama and Theatre studies, Criticism, Grammar, Linguistics, Comparative Studies of Languages and Literature, Folk Literature, Translation, Computer Aided Language Teaching etc. The Department is one of the leading centres of research in Hindi and the faculty have guided about 128 Ph.Ds. The creative capabilities of four of the teaching faculty received the recognition through the award of Fellowships/ Prizes. About 40 research papers, thirteen books and learned articles have been published by the faculty in leading journals during the past three years. The Department has completed four research projects including one on CALT - Computer Aided Language Teaching. The Department Library has about 35000 books and is currently subscribing 26 journals. The Library is used as a reference centre by the P.G. students and Research Scholars from various parts of Kerala. It has been assessed as one of the best libraries in the country. The Department has a well equipped computer laboratory. The Department organizes a national seminar once in a year and also conducts UGC sponsored refresher programmes. A Centre, Centre for Creative Writing (CCW) was recently established in the Department. The Centre plans several inter-disciplinary and resource mobilization programmes. The Simple Sanskrit Speaking Centre (CSS) : The University Grants Commission has identified the Department as a Centre for offering a short-term programme in Spoken Sanskrit. It is a one month programme with an intake of 25 students.