Department of Hindi
The department of Hindi is established in 1994 and belongs to the Faculty of Indian Languages to popularize and promote post-graduate and research studies in Hindi. M.A Programme was started in 1994; MPhil and PhD Programmes in 1995. Post-graduate Diploma in translation and office proceedings in Hindi was started in 2002. Within a short period our Department has grown and emerged as one of the prestigious Post-Graduate and research centers in Kerala for Hindi language and literature.
Besides Kalady, M.A. Hindi course is offered at Thiruvananthapuram, Panmana, Ettumanur, Thrissur, Tirur and Payyannur campuses. MPhil and PhD programmes are conducted at Kalady only. At present 59 research scholars are pursuing their research work. 61 research scholars have been awarded PhD Degree so far. The department is taking care for regularly conducting seminar/workshop in every year for providing new knowledge about the recent trends in contemporary literature.
About Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence.