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Department of Nepali

(Nepali Academy is functioning within the Dept. of Nepali under separate Rules. It is administered by an Executive Committee and advised by an Advisory Committee)

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The Department:

Nepali department was established as a full fledged department in 1977, under North Bengal University. And it set to work on Post –Graduate Programme in 1978, 16 January at the top floor of the Arts, Commerce and Law faculty building, comprising two class rooms, one HoD room, one small office room and other one room to be accommodated teachers as a staff room. So, it is proud to say the such department to be established in the whole regions of he country, with a view to fulfill the aspiration  of the cherished people of District Darjeeling, Dooars, Jalpaiguri and its adjoining neighbour  state  Sikkim, and North Eastern states. Basically it cope with the subject of Nepali  Language and literature. After completion of twenty four (1977-2001)  years this Department shifted to its new building in 2001.
Apart from this there is an Academy attached to the Department, funded by state government. Academy was established in order to develop  and  initiate the research work on Nepali Language and literature, Culture , Folk lore of the people in Nepali speaking areas of North Bengal, Sikkim, Bhutan, North Eastern  states and nearest Himalayan region. Prior attached to the Department in 1978, it was established in Darjeeling Hill, located at Ladenla Road in 1970-72. It publish a journal that  calls Nepali  Academy Journal. The Department has Tri-Lingual Dictionary Project (Nepali, Hindi-Bengali) funded by the university. The First volume of the Dictionary is already published and remaining other volume II & III is at the concluding stage of editing for printing. Moreover the department made up a reference library since 2001, and is being on. Computer  with Internet  facility introduce  in the department  for the development careers of the students for M.A. M.Phil and Ph.D. In post-Graduate programme the teaching method are being in practice on lecturer, Seminars, Tutorials, Group Discussion and reviews and dissertation (term paper). Teachers of the Department are energetically involved in taking account  assignments, correcting and give suggestion to the students, counseling  them personally and academically as needed by the students.

This department has carried out under  DIT funded major project for development of Nepali language on digital medium since 2008-2011.
Besides this another project on Shallow Parser Tools For Indian Languages (SPT-IL) Project is awaited

In summing up, it is proud to state that Nepali department covers its 35 (thirty   five years) (1977-2012) of post graduate programme including M.Phil and Ph.D. Courses. During this period the department has sincerely and honestly contributed its service to the University and would go forward with same devotion and dedication.

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Courses:

  1. M.A.
  2. M.Phil
  3. Ph.D.
Special Paper offered:Poetry of Lakshmi Prasad Devkota ; Plays of Balkrishna Sama ; Indian-Nepali Prose Fiction ; Indian-Nepali Poetry ; Schools of Linguistics and Nepali Culture and Folkloristics.
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Research Profile:

The Department has been initiating  the research activities alongside teaching in the areas such as Nepali  language, literature, folk lore comparative studies, applied linguistic, Modern and Post Modern Theories sand it approaches Research Programme has been made under the following categories:

  1. M.A.– mini research work- term paper
  2. M.Phil- Dissertation
  3. Ph.D. – Thesis

Except M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D (in Nepali) Scholars are being sanctioned the scholarship   under U.G.C. (NET) i.e. J.R.F. The scholars belongs to SC/ST are being given scholarship under  U.G.C. for M.Phil Rajiv Gandhi National Junior Research Fellowship (RGNJRF) and for Ph.D. Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship (RGNFSRF) Scholarship. Under this scheme the scholars of our department  are progressing their research work.

Journals:
  1. Journal of Nepali Academy
  2. Journal of Department
  3. Journal of Department Abigyan

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Faculty Directory:

Faculty
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Dr. Krishna Raj Ghatani

Assistant Professor

Folklore, Drama & Modern Nepali Poetry

+91 - 0353 - 2776320

ghatanikr@gmail.com

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Dr. Ganashyam Nepal

Professor

Nepali Prose Stylistics

+91 - 9434137452

nepalgs@gmail.com

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Dr. Mohan Prasad Dahal

Professor

Modern Nepali Novels

+91 -9932214125

mpdahal@rediffmail.com

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Dr. Naresh Ch. Khati

Associate  Professor

Modern Nepali Poetry

+91 - 9800416404

nareshchandrakhati@gmail.com

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Dr. Krishna Raj Ghatani

Associate  Professor

Drama, Folklore, Criticism & Poetry

+91 - 9932289059

ghatanikr@gmail.com

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Dr. Puskar Parajuli

Assistant Professor

Modern Nepali Fiction, Folklore.

+91 - 9474328983

pparajuli@rediffmail.com

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Supportive Staff:

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Downloads:

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Syllabus (M.Sc., Ph.D. Coursework)
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Contact Us:

Department Address: Department of Nepali, North Bengal University, Raja Rammohunpur, Dist-Darjeeling, Pin No- 734013

Telephone No : 0353-2776320

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