Hindi Department

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Dr. P. S. Chikurdekar
Incharge Principal, Professor & Research Guide

History of Department

The Department of Hindi came in force in 1967 and Dr. Mrs. Leela Shingate was the first Head of the Department. She was in service till 1979 and during her period she took all efforts for the development of the department. Dr. T. L. Kotmire, awardee of ‘Kalidas Puraskar’ took over the charge of the Department in 1979. After his retirement in 1991 Dr. Mrs. S. B. Shahapure has been working as the Head of the Department of Hindi and Dr. P. S. Chikurdekar has joined her hand in promotion of the Department from June 1991. Miss A. V. Gaikwad (1985-86) and Miss S. A .Patil (1998-2000) also rendered their valuable services to the Department.

Names of the Lecturers and date of their Appointment

Sr.No. Name of the Teacher Date of Appointment
1 Dr. Mrs. S.B.Shahapure 12-07-1986
2 Dr. P.S.Chikurdekar 20-06-1991

Progress Monitoring

The progresses monitoring of teaching Hindi by the teachers of the Department of Hindi is observed through the monthly reports submitted by the teachers. It is also confirmed that the teaching Hindi to different classes by the teachers concerned is according to the teaching plan based on the syllabi of various classes and papers in Hindi and according to the distribution of workload to the teachers of the department. It is also confirmed through the student’s performance and attendance in seminars, group discussion and Terminal Examination in every academic year.

Evaluation of Students

  • Monthly tests are arranged
  • Terminal examination is conducted.
  • Results of B.A. I, II and III last some years 85 to100%

Faculty Improvement

Dr. Mrs. S.B. Shahapure was awarded Ph.D. Degree. She is a recognized P.G. teacher.
Dr. P.S. Chikurdekar was awarded Ph.D. Degree. He is a recognized P.G. teacher.


Shortly the department is going to form the association of past students and arrange a get together of them.

List of the Eminent past Students

Dr. Sardar Mujawar Prof. and Head of the Department of Hindi, Kisanveer
Mahavidyalaya, Wai, Dist. Satara, Honoured with D.Lit. by Agra
University, Agra.


Dr. Mrs. S.B.Shahapure & Dr. P.S.Chikurdekar has been appointed as a Subject expert in Hindi at Various colleges.
Dr. P.S.Chikurdekar has granted a Fellowship for Ph.D. by UGC.
The most of the students from the department have
participated in the contest arranged by Surabhi Cultural Group.
Kolhapur. Shri. Narendra Gaikwad and Miss Pratibha Wreaker received the
consolation prizes in above contest.
The most of the students from the department have
Achieved Non Hindi Speaking State Scholar-ship & Shivaji University
Merit- Scholar ship.
M. Phil. & Ph.D. Guidance.
Participation Workshops, Seminars & Conferences.
Remedial coaching for weaker students.
Faculty exchange Program me.
Organization of Tests, Seminars and Projects for Students.
Out Door teaching.
Various Competition organizations.
Biographical Sketch Written By Students
Faculty Exchange Program me
Distance Education
Departmental Tours.
Celebration of Hindi Day.
Scholarships- National: Non Hindi speaking state scholarship.
University- Merit scholarship.
University – For the articles written & published

Annual Calender

Methodology - The following methods are used

  • Lecture Method
  • Discussion Method
  • Question and Answer Method
  • Use of ICT

Students Centered Activities

Tests. Seminars.
Group Discussions
Students Projects
Wall Paper Issue
Study Tours
Poetry Recitation Competition
Out Door Teaching
Faculty Exchange Programme.

Co-Curricular and Extra Curricular Activities

Guest Lectures on the occasion of Hindi Day
Dr. Sunilkumar Lavate, Mahavir College, Kolhapur.
Shri. Arvind Potdar, Shivaji University Kolhapur.
Dr. Vasantrao More, Head : Department of Hindi, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Shri. B.B.Alamelkar (Sahitya Visharad, Banaras) Kolhapur.
Smt. Rajani Bhagvat, Shahaji Mahavidyalaya, Kolhapur.
Dr. V.V.Dravid, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Dr. Arjun Chavan, Department of Hindi, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Mr. Sharad Kanbarkar, New College, Kolhapur.
Dr. Leela Shingate, Kolhapur.
Dr. Sarajuprasad Mishra, Rajaram College, Kolhapur.
Dr. Indira Joshi, Kolhapur.
Dr. Chandulal Dube, Rajaram College, Kolhapur.
Dr. Sardar Mujawar, Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, wai.

Departmental Library

The department uses the college central library.

Past Faculty Members

Dr. Leela Shingate - From 1967 to 1979
Dr. T.L.Kotmire - From 1964 to 1991
Late Dr. Shivram Mali From 11-06-1981 to 04-05-1982
Miss A.V.Gaikwad (1985-86)
Miss S.A.Patil From 1998 to 2000 (On Leave Vacancy)


Name of the Student Class Year Scholarship Amount
1 Miss. Suman Kadam B.A. – I, II & III 2010-11 to
2 Miss. Swapnali Shelke B.A. – I and II 2014-15 to 2015-16 11,000/-
3 Miss. Swati Gholap B.A. – III 2014-15 1500/
4 Miss. Arti Jadhav B.A. – II 2015-16 1500/
5. Miss. Megha Khade B.A. – III 2015-16 1000/
6 Mr. Rohit Mane B.A.III 2016-17 3,10,000