Welcome To Department of South Asian Languages

HOD Message

Mrs Shahin Zafar

The very motto of South Asian Languages Department is to provide quality education with excellent teaching and learning skills. The department has the privilege of having harmonious and rich values which have played pivotal roles in shaping the future of students and the department is committed to providing quality education to achieve academic excellence.

We have been able to revise our entire curriculum to induct not only up-to-date content but also new techniques and strategies for language learning. Academic and personal counseling is also provided to address the queries of students.

The department offers Functional (Certificate, Diploma and Advance Diploma, interpretership levels) and Graduate (BS and Master's) courses.

Our department has met the needs of army personnel for interpretation and translation. The department is designed and developed along modern lines which are tailored to impart and strengthen the student's knowledge in South Asian language and culture.


Department of South Asian Languages was established in 1973 and its primary purpose is to cater to the professional and official requirements of the Armed Forces personnel and officials of various government agencies/departments. 

Department is offering different functional and regular courses with quality education programmers and it facilitates for intensive study in Hindi, Bangla and Bahasa Indonesia Languages and Literature. Its functional aspects include translation, comparative studies, various contemporary discourses etc.

Faculty members of the department have designed and floated courses on contemporary relevance and emerging areas which are offered functional and regular courses. The aim is to develop the skills of the students for their career development. Department is adopting innovative practices in teaching, learning and evaluation process. We give much importance in developing the Academic and Communicative skill of students in Hindi, Bangla and Bahasa Indonesia Languages.

Our Vision

To become a leading department of languages of  South Asia for promoting research, language proficiencies, and embracing diversity in languages, literature and cultures of South Asia.

Our Mission

To foster scholarship in South Asian language studies through creative pedagogy for competency in language and literature for academic and societal change.