The Department of Hindi was established in the year 1966. Initially the subject was taught only at the H.S. Level and in the year 1992 Gauhati University accorded permission to the Department to teach Hindi as an MIL at the Degree Level. From the 2007-08 session students were allowed to take Hindi as Major subject privately under Gauhati University. Hindi as a Major subject has been regularized from the 2010-11 session. The Departmental Library has around 500 books.
Hindi can be regarded as the most important language among the all over national languages and it has an official language status throughout in India. Hindi is written and spoken worldwide nations specially in various international conferences.
In India, many employment opportunities are created in government organizations such as “HINDI RAJBHASA ADHIKARI”. Central government organization like BSNL, RAILWAYS, LIC, INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT, CUSTOMS & EXCISE DEPARTMENT, POSTAL DEPARTMENT etc. appoint Hindi officers to give importance for development & promotion of this language.
Department is playing a vital role in spreading seminars, interactive classes, group discussions, internal and external assessment practices enriching the teaching and learning.