The Department was started in 1959 at Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad. The
full-fledged P.G. Department of Hindi was established in 1971 on the University
The vision of the Department is to impart knowledge of national language Hindi,
its literature and Functional Hindi to Non-Hindi speaking students.
To impart relevant, quality higher education to the students; to inculcate the
values of Indian culture; and to teach the students the values of self-reliance