About Department of Linguistics

Head of the Department: Prof. Chanda Bain

Contact No: +91-7582-265807, Residence (HoD) : 09479949601
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  1. Name of the Department                        :         3.3 – Department of Linguistics

Year of Establishment                                :         1959

Name of the Head of Department:

Contact Details: +91-7582-Residence (HoD) : 09479949601

Email (HoD) :

 

  1. Brief Introduction of the Department :

The Department of Linguistics was established on 1st October, 1959 under the guidance and leadership of Prof. Babu Ram Saxena invited for the same by Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra, the then Vice Chancellor of this University. This University was the seventh University of India to establish the Department of Linguistics and to teach Linguistics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Besides Prof. Babu Ram Saxena the other founder faculty members of this department were Prof. Ramesh Chandra Mahrotra and Prof. Devi Shankar Dwivedi who joined the department as lecturers. Presently, the Department is headed by Prof. Chanda Bain, Department of Hindi.Faculty Members of the Department are – Dr. Abhigyan Dwivedi, Dr. Bablu Ray, Dr. Arvind Kumar Gautam.

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It covers almost all aspects of language study, including structure of language and interdisciplinary perspectives of language. A sound training in Linguistics can provide good opportunities in the fields of accent and voice training, translation, Language planning, lexicography, speech therapy and natural language processing.etc. The major thrust areas identified under R & D programme of the department are : (i) Computational Linguistics, (ii) Endangered Languages Studies, (iii) Applied Linguistics, (iv) Language Teaching, Testing & Evaluation.

 

  1. (a)  Details of Teaching Faculty           :

Sl.

No.

Name

Designation

Degree (University /

Institute from which awarded)

Subject Specialization

1.

Dr. Abhigyan Dwivedi

Asstt. Professor

M.A., Ph.D., (BHU, Varanasi)

Computational Linguistics

2.

Dr. Bablu Ray

Asstt. Professor

M.A., Ph.D., (DU, Delhi)

Applied Linguistics

3.

Dr. Arvind Kumar Gautam

Asstt. Professor

M.A.(AMU),Ph.D.,(LU, Lucknow)

Language Teaching

 

  1. Student Intake Capacity (PG)                                                                                       : 10

 

  1. Number of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff in the department (during 2017-18) :

Designation

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor

1

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

3

 

LDC

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

MTS

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

  1. (a) Details of the Courses (CBCS) conducted by the Department (PG Programme) :

I

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

LNG CC 121

Introduction to Linguistics

5

LNG CC 122

Phonetics

5

LNG CC 123

Morphology

5

LNG SE 124

Language and Education

4

LNG SE 125

Applied Linguistics

4

LNG SE 126

Psycholinguistics

4

II

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

LNG CC 221

Phonology

5

LNG CC 222

Syntax

5

LNG CC 223

Semantics

5

LNG SE 224

History of Linguistics

4

LNG SE 225

Historical Linguistics

4

LNG SE 226

Language Typology

4

III

Semester

 

Code

Course Title

Credit

LNG CC 321

Field Methods

5

LNG CC 322

Language Teaching & Testing

5

LNG CC 323

Sociolinguistics

5

LNG SE 324

Advance Syntax

4

LNG SE 325

Lexicography

4

LNG SE 326

Language Planning

4

IV

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

LNG CC 421

Computational Linguistics

5

LNG CC 422

Translation Theory and Practice

5

LNG CC 423

Project on Linguistics Survey

5

LNG SE 424

Linguistic Stylistics

4

LNG SE 425

Neurolinguistics

4

LNG SE 426

Introduction to Natural Language Processing

4

(b) Course Conducted by the Department for Ph.D. Programme (Ph.D. Course Work):

Courses

Code

Course Title

Credits

I

Semester

LNG CC 141

Review of Published Research in Relevant Field

08

LNG CC 142

Research Methodology

04

LNG CC 143

Introduction to Language & Linguistics

04

LNG EC 144

Sociolinguistics & Psycholinguistics

04

LNG EC 145

Morphology &  Syntax

04

LNG EC 146

Language Teaching & Translation

04

LNG EC 147

Study of a Regional Language : Bundeli

04

 
  1. Allied and Cognate Subjects :

Allied Subjects

Cognate Subjects

-

Sanskrit, English, Hindi, Urdu & any  Language

 

  1. (a) Student Particulars (Number of Students during 2017-18)  :

Sl.

No.

Courses / Semester

SC

ST

General

OBC

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

1.

M.A. II Semester (July 2017)

01

 

 

 

01

 

 

01

01

02

2.

M.A. IV Semester (Jan 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

03

 

03

 

3.

Ph.D. Course Work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b) Students Support and Progress :

(i) Total No. of Students (2017-18):

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  •  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

-

-

04

02

-

-

04

02

  1.  

UR

SC

ST

OBC

PC

Total

01

01

-

04

-

06

 

(c) Course / Programmewise Distribution of Pass Percentage                        :

Programme/Semester

Registered

Appeared

No. of Pass students

Pass Percentage

M.A. Semester I

05

05

04

80.00

M.A. Semester III

 

03

02

66.67

  1. Number of publications (Research Papers, Books, Chapters in Books published/ presented / chaired sessions / attended Seminars / Conferences by Teaching Faculty) (Annexure I)

Sl.

No.

Name of Faculty

Research

Papers Published

Books

Published

Chapters

in Books

Papers presented

Chaired sessions

Attended Seminars / Conferences

Invited

Lectures

1.

Dr. Bablu Ray

 

 

1

2

 

2

 

 

Total

 

 

1

2

 

2