School of Punjabi Studies

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B.A. (Hons.)
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BA. (Hons.) 3 Semester 30 8 3 2 2
  • Senior Secondary Examination (12th Grade) with at least 50% marks(45% for SC/ST) in aggregate and 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in the subject of Punjabi. OR
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent there to.

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Head of the Department.

M.A.
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M.A. 2 Semester 50 13 5 3 4
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Punjabi. OR
  • Bachelor degree in any subject with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate. OR
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) in the subject of Punjabi (Elective).

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Department.

Certificate Course in Punjabi Translation
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Certificate Course in Punjabi Translation 1 Semester 10* 3 1 - 1

10+2 from any recognized Education Board or any equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks

Punjabi upto Matric level.

The admission will be made on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 examination.

Activities

School of Punjabi Studies was established to achieve one of the basic objectives of the foundation of this university. The University act states:

To Promote Punjabi Studies, to provide for research in Punjabi Language and Literature and Culture. (University Calendar)

Department Came into existence in 1979 with the merger of already established department of Punjabi (Teaching 1971) and department of Punjabi language, literature and culture (Research 1972). The Department was the first one in India to introduce new academic programmers in the field of Language, Culture, Folklore, Pakistani Punjabi Literature, Parvasi Punjabi Literature, Meta Study, Teaching 127 of Urdu, Persian and Sanskrit Languages and computer applications etc in Punjabi. The department has provided academic leadership by introducing a number of new courses, which were later adopted by the sister universities for their respective syllabuses. These Courses are : Punjabi Language (Statistical and data-based study), Pakistani Punjabi Literature (Translations & Evaluation), Folklore and Culture (collection of material and study), Parvasi Punjabi Literature (Introducing the new global trends and new authors), Meta-criticism (Theoretical and Practical study of Punjabi Literary scholarship), Urdu, Persian, Sanskrit (Introductory studies), Computer Application (introductory studies). It is pertinent to mention here that this department started a research Journal Khoj Darpan in 1974. It has Published Sixty three issues so far and is continuously publishing quality research work. This is the first journal of Punjabi which was made a refereed journal in 2006. The faculty members of this department are role models as they have cultivated competence in their respective specializations. Their research contributions and academic planning have not only been recognized but also have been followed rather imitated at various levels by other institutions. More than three hundred books and more than one thousand research papers/book chapters have been published by teachers and research scholars in international /national Journals/books. Faculty members of school of Punjabi Studies of Guru Nanak Dev University are actively engaged in fundamental research in the areas of Punjabi Language, Literature, Folklore and Culture.

Updated on 15/07/2020.

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