Department of Gujarati

Department of Gujarati

The Department of Gujarati Language & Literature is one of the few departments to be established concurrently with the establishment of Saurashtra University in 1967 and has till date given many scholars, critics and writers in Gujarati to the society. The Department offers an M.A. in Gujarati (through 4 Semesters) with an intake capacity of 60 and an M.Phil. (through 2 Semesters for course work and 1 for Thesis) with an intake of 20 Scholars are currently engaged in their doctoral work from the Department where Ph.D. is a prt-time program. It has a highly qualified team of 7 permanent faculties and offers specialization in Gujarati Poetry and Poetics, Modern Gujarati Literature and Gujarati Folklore. The Department has a rich collection of more than 11,000 manuscripts of medieval and early modern Gujarati literature besides a combined faculty publication of more than 225 books. The work of the Department has also attracted funds through private donations which has been utilized in establishing an academy and Research Center for Jain  Studies and Charni Literature. The Department is infra-structurally sound having its own research library. Postgraduate Intake M.A.(GIA) 60 M.Phil. (GIA) 20 Ph.D. 40                                                            

Contact: Dr. Manoj Joshi Professor & Head

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