About the Department

The Department of Hindi was established in the year 1963 by the then Head of the Department, Dr. Paresh Chandra Dev Sarma. The Department started only with Higher Secondary (HS) and Under Graduate (UG) pass courses only. But slowly, the expansion of the Department took place and in the year 1972-73 Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours course was introduced and achieved the feat of offering Post Graduate (PG) popularly called Masters Course in 1992-93 under the affiliation of Guahati University. Today, the esteemed institution Cotton College has transformed itself into Cotton University and the Department of Hindi has started offering the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) since 2016-17.