Hindi is our
National and official language. The Hindi Department was established in 1958
and Hindi as a second language of study. The Department of Hindi at St. Joseph’s
College is the largest Second Language Department catering to 60% of the total strength.
The departmentattains high percentage
of results every year. Intensive coaching is given to students and counselling
is done at intervals.
Aims and Objectives
vTo enable the students to taste the essence of Hindi Literature
vTo create academic excellence
vTo enrich communicative skills
vTo inculcate our rich culture and heritage among the students
Medieval poetry have been retained to educate our students on cultural, social
and moral values of India. Different forms of prose and Functional Hindi are
included to increase language power, writing skills and comprehension. Grammar
is needed for language enhancement.
The main aim of Hindi department is to prepare the students for National,
global needs and IT needs of the present day, Hindi being one of the largest
spoken languages of the world. Department conducts many workshops and seminars.
Department of Hindi has been served by many eminent teachers like Dr.
Vijayalakshmi.S.Raoand Sri. Kameswara
Rao over the years. Dr. PK.Jayalakshmi
is the present head of the department workingas Chairman , BOS and Press Inchargeof the college.
Department has been acclaimed internationally too, as the Head of the
Dept.Dr. P KJayalakshmi, deputed asICCR Chair in the Dept. of Indology,University of Sofia,Bulgaria for 2 years. She has successfully represented the country
in propagating Indian Culture across the European Countries from
As the AP State Best Teacher Awardee for 2016,she proactively involves the students in all
activities whether it is Hindi Fortnight Celebrations or Pratibhamagazineand other creative activities.
Major and Minor Research Projects.
Department faculty guided 1 Ph.D and 18 M
published 14 literary books and edited 4 Seminar journals and 2 Degree Hindi Text
The Dept has
the expertise of organizing 3 National
Seminars (2011-17) and
2 International Seminars (2016-18) earlier, which were well attended by many delegates
from India and abroad.
ThoughHindiis a Second Language,many
Alumnae have been motivated to complete their PG and Doctorate in Hindi
HINDI-SAPTAH is a significant feature in SJC
during September. Every year Hindi dept observes Independence day and Hindi day
(14sep)to inculcate values like self respect,National
integrity,secularism,social eqality etcdept organizes various competetions and programmes in the college.
Students in large number participate and mark their respect towards the Nation
and National language. Students are given opportunity to organize and
participate in a variety ofco-curricular
and extra curricular Competitions like Essay andCreative
writing,elocution,debate,doha-antakshari, just a minute,slogan writing,
quiz,solo and group singing.Winners are
given away the prizes onValedictory day
Eminent Hindi scholars are invited as chief guests to deliver lecture on the
significance of official language .Faculty members appreciate the talents of
students with mementos and certificates. Senior Studentsare given opportunity to conductthe competitions and organizethe Hindi-function and theyprove their leadership qualitiesand organizing skills
A Departmentalmagazinecalled “Pratibha” has been published since 2006
to bring out
the hiddentalents of the students. Faculty
encourage students to participate in inter and intra collegiate youth festivals which provide a healthy competition
among students of various colleges as well as to foster leadership quality
the creative skills and talents of the students, along with the publication of
annual magazine the department conducts
various competitions like essay writing, elocution, debate, presentation
of skits,quiz, extempore, dumb charades.