PLACEMENTS: Department sensitizes the students for placements in educational institutions, private companies/MNCs.ALUMNI RELATIONS: Annual Day celebrations, guest lectures and placements.
142PANJABUNIVERSITYHANDBOOKOFINFORMATION2019GURU RAVI DASS CHAIR OF SANT SAHITYA STUDIESABOUT THE CHAIRGuru Ravi Dass Chair of Sant Sahitya Studies is set up to study and research on various aspects of the life, work and teachingsof the mystic poet, thinker and philosopher of 15th century Bhakti Movement, Guru Ravi Das. Often given the honorific titleof 'bhagat' or 'saint', Guru Ravi Das is attributed with a large body of hymns, verses and poems that speak of universalbrotherhood, tolerance, socialism, secularism, equality and breaking of caste and gender based hierarchies. Special emphasisis also laid on the study and research of Medieval Indian Sant Sahitya. The Chair encourages subject specific as well ascomparative study and research of all Medieval Indian literatureFACULTYDesignationNameField of Research SpecializationProfessorGurpal Singh (Chairperson)Medieval Punjabi Literature, Literary Theory &LinguisticsCOURSE OFFEREDCourseSeatsDurationEligibilityAdmission CriteriaPh.DSubject to availability3-6 YearsSee M.Phil/Ph.D Prospectus -2019DEPARTMENT OF HINDIABOUT THE DEPARTMENTThe Department of Hindi was established in 1938. It is one of the oldest Hindi Department in the Country. During early lateSixties, the Legendary Scholar, Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi joined the Department as the Head. Since then, the Departmenthas undoubtedly been major centers of Hindi Studies in the country. The department provided good infrastructure, includingcomputerization and Departmental Library for students and researchers.The Department has obvious contribution towards research in Hindi Studies through the works of Acharya Hazari PrasadDwivedi, Dr. Ganpati Chander Gupt, Dr. Ramesh Kuntal Megh, Dr. Indernath Madan, Dr. Dharam Pal Maini, its great teachers.The Department has been publishing a leading National journal of Research namely, 'Parishodh' (ISSN 2347-6648) Well-known Hindi writers such as Mohan Rakesh, Ravinder Kalia, Dr. Ganga Prasad Vimal, Dr. Virendra Mehendiratta, Dr. Paresh,and Dr. Atul Vir Arora have been among its students.FACULTYDesignationNameField of Research SpecializationProfessorsNeerja SoodKatha SahityaBaijnath PrasadBhakti Kavya, Bhasha Vigyan Avem KavyashastraSatya Pal Sehgal(Re-employed)Aadhunik Hindi Sahitya, Anuvad Adhyyan, Historyof Modern Hindi LiteratureAssociate ProfessorAshok KumarBhakti KavyaAssistant ProfessorGurmeet SinghKatha Sahitya, BhartiyaSahitya, Hindi Journalism(Chairperson)COURSES OFFERED (SEMESTER SYSTEM / ANNUAL SYSTEM)CourseSeatsDurationEligibility*Admission CriteriaM. A.68+7 NRI+32 YearsPassed one of the following qualificationsBased on merit.
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