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  Guru Kashi Department of Languages
 
  About the Department
     
  Guru Kashi Department of Languages is one of the five departments of Punjabi University Guru Kashi Campus Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo). The campus has been playing significant role in imparting higher education to the rural students of Punjab and surrounding states since 1961. The department enrols students in MA Punjabi, MA English and Certificate Course in Translation. Under the able guidance of Professor Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University Patiala, the department has been organising national and international seminars on Philosophy, Language, Literature and Translation. Every month, the department organises a competition among the students and celebrates the birthday of literary writers, critics and translators. The priority of the department is to inspire and lead students towards language learning, literature reading and writing. Many students of the department have published their poetry, criticism and translation. The students, research scholars and faculty of the department have translated Anuradha Beniwal’s Azadi Mera Brand and Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground into Punjabi. Taking insights from Professor Parmjit Singh Ramana Hon. Professor of the Department, the faculty of 19 highly qualified and stable teachers is highly committed to impart quality education to the students of the campus. .
 
  Dear Students,
     
  A Warm Welcome

I appreciate your inclination towards Higher Education generally and specifically in the field of Language Studies. As we all are familiar with the fact that our society and particularly our state Punjab is passing through many complicated problems like unemployment, drug abuse, mental illness, brain drain, corruption, lack of empathy etc. However, many noble souls are working tirelessly to cope with these issues from different perspectives but I wish to underline that the solution of all these problems lies in the dissemination and attainment of education. Education not only plays a significant role in becoming economically independent but also very crucial for the development of a thinking persona. As Socrates once said, “I cannot teach anybody anything but I can only make people think”. So, to be an independent thinking human, education is the first touch stone. By being educated (in real sense) we as society will be able to realize Rabindranath Tagore’s dream:.

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls


Dr BR Ambedkar affirms the same, “Education is what makes a person fearless, teaches him the lesson of unity, makes him aware of his rights and inspires him to struggle for his rights”. such magic is possible solely with the wand of education. Inspired by these words, we are the team of highly educated and committed faculty members in the department. It may be noted that expertise in languages is in great demand in job market like teaching, journalism, translation, dubbing, adapting etc. Therefore, I ensure you that spending two years in the department of languages would be a great learning experience that will completely transform your life.

Keeping in mind Shree Guru Gobind Singh’s blessing of ‘Guru Ki Kashi’ to Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo), I on the behalf of department faculty, assure you quality education and we will try our best to bring your dreams to life.

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Wish you very best for future endeavours.

Kumar Sushil (Dr)
Associate Professor & Head
Guru Kashi Department of Languages
 
  ਕੋਰਸ ਦੀ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ Courses Information
     
 
S.No CourseName Duration Seats Eligibility
1 MA Punjabi 2 Years 30 Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Graduation (45% marks for SC/ST and handicapped)
2 MA English 2 Years 30 Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Graduation (45% marks for SC/ST and handicapped )
3 Certificate Course in Translation 6 Months 30 Candidates should have passed 10+2
4 PHD 3 Year -- As per Punjabi University Norms

Fee for MA (Punjabi & English) 11870/- First Semester, Second Semester 3240/-

 
  Faculty of Language Department:
     
1. Dr Parmjit Singh Ramana Honorary Professor (English)
2. Dr Sushil Kumar Associate Professor English & Head
3. Dr Sandeep Rana Assistant Professor Punjabi
4. Dr Sunita Rani Assistant Professor English
5. Ms Deepak R Girdhar Assistant Professor English
6. Dr Kuldeep Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
7. Dr Bhavna Sharma Assistant Professor English
8. Dr Manminder Kaur Sidhu Assistant Professor Punjabi
9. Dr Veerpal Kaur Assistant Professor Punjabi
10. Dr Sandeep Kaur Assistant Professor Punjabi
11. Ms Amritpal Kaur Assistant Professor Punjabi
12. Mr Gurjant Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
13. Mr Karamjeet Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
14. Mr Gurpreet Singh Assistant Professor English
15. Mr Udeshwar Udey Singh Assistant Professor English
16. Dr Payaldeep Kaur Assistant Professor Hindi
17. Mr Ravi Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
18. Ms Jasmail Kaur Assistant Professor Punjabi
19. Mr Narinder Singh Sidhu Assistant Professor English
20. Ms Meenu Rani Assistant Professor English
21. Ms Harmandeep Kaur Assistant Professor English
21. Mr. Sukhpal Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
21. Dr. Navjot Singh Assistant Professor Punjabi
21. Ms. Sukhjinder Kaur Assistant Professor
 
  Research Scholars in the Department:
  1. Gurpreet Singh
  2. Deepu Kumar (JRF)
  3. Sumit Kumar (On Study Leave)
  4. Kuldeep Singh
  5. Manjeet Singh (JRF)
  6. Ankush
  7. Harnoor Singh
  8. Kulvir Maan (JRF)
  9. Kiran
  10. Deepak Rani
 
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