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Master of Arts (Hindi)
Duration :
Min. Duration 2 Years
Max. Duration 4 Years
Programme Details



In the current area of modernization and westernization, we are turning apart from our own roots. One of the best examples is our deviation from national language Hindi. Over emphasis on the technical subjects has resulted in dearth of qualified people in the field of Hindi language. Nowadays, there is an excessive demand of manpower with expertise in Hindi especially in the field of translation as well as in teaching. So the current course caters to this need. The aim of M.A Hindi is to upgrade the students’ knowledge in Hindi language and to enable them to use this deep knowledge practically in daily life.


M.A. Hindi programme has been formulated especially for those students who want to go for teaching or translation work. The programme mainly aims to develop deep knowledge of Hindi among students. Through this programme, students will be able to know about the origin of Hindi language out of ancient language, scientific basis of Devnagri script, linguistics and ancient, medieval, and current form of poetry as well as prose etc. Upon completion of this course, students will have acquired a firm understanding of the major areas of knowledge including:

1. Origin and development of Hindi language
2. Development of prose through ages
3. Development of poetry through ages
4. Concepts of linguistics
5. Application of Hindi in journalism
6. History of Hindi literature

Programme Code : 442G-S

(English/ Hindi/ Punjabi Medium)


Programme Duration


Min. Duration 2 Years
Max. Duration 4 Years

Eligibility & Fee



Graduation in any discipline or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.


*Fee Details

Programme Fee₹ 4500 (per semester)

Examination Fee₹ 1500 (per semester)

Study Material Fee₹ 1000 (per semester)



  • Programme Fee for 1st semester will be payable at the time of admission. Fee for all other semester(s) will be payable as per the schedule prescribed by the university before the start of End Term Exam of corresponding semester/ year.

  • Examination fee will be payable along with the programme fee.

  • If a student wants to take printed Study Material, then he/ she is required to pay the Study Material fee separately at the time of receiving Study Material.

*Exclusive of one time Application Fee of Rs. 500/- to be paid at the time of new admission.


Career Prospects

Some of the relevant designations related to MA Hindi

  • Creative writer in media, theatre, and television industry

  • Anchors

  • Interpreter and Translator

  • Public Relation Officer

  • Journalist/ Reporter

  • Editor

  • Proof Reader

  • Blogger

  • Poet/ Lyricist

  •  Teacher/ Lecturer
    Teachers can find employment in

    • Secondary schools

    • Colleges

    • Universities

    • Educational research institutes

    • Teaching opportunities in foreign countries

Entrepreneurship ventures can be opened such as language consultancy services and by starting institutes or tutorials

One can explore qualifying various competitive exams in public sector organizations


Further study options after M.A.

  • M.Phil.

  • Ph.D.

Higher education in advanced Hindi literary studies can be opted

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